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Jacob Gesaman
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Birth: Sep. 5, 1801
Franklin County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: May 21, 1861
North Lawrence
Stark County
Ohio, USA

This appears to be about one of Jacob's sons:

JOHN GESAMAN, farmer; P.O. North Lawrence; is a son of Jacob and Barbara (Reichard) Gesaman, natives of Franklin Co., Penn.; they settled in Lawrence Township in 1829, and were residents of the township until their death; his mother died in 1847, and his father subsequently married Anna M. Bruch, a widow. By the first marriage there were ten children, seven of whom are now living -- Lavina Shilling, living in Indiana; John; Kate Calbeck, of Noble Co., Ind.; Joseph, also a resident there; Sabina Walter, living in Wayne Co., Ohio; Alvira Lawrence and Melinda Linn, residents of Lawrence Township. By the second wife there were three children, two now living -- Daniel, living in Michigan, and Sarah Linn, also a resident of Michigan. His father died in 1861. John Gesaman was born in Westmoreland Co., Penn.; he owns 175 acres of improved land, in Lawrence Township, where he has lived since 1 year old; his occupation has been that of a farmer, but he has devoted a large amount of time in traveling through adjoining counties as a lecturer to children in schools, principally; his lecture was "Morals, Manners and Temperance," and his desire to instill in the minds of the young elevated thought and the use of good education; he was married, in 1849, to Miss Mary M. Reinoehl, daughter of William Reinoehl, an early settler of Lawrence Township; she is a native of the township. Mr. and Mrs. Gesaman have had five children, only two of whom now survive -- George Q. and Ezra. They are members of the United Brethren Church, and esteemed members of society.

Source: History of Stark County
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouses:
  Anna M Gesaman (____ - 1885)
  Barbara Reichard Gesaman (1804 - 1847)*
 
 Children:
  John Gesaman (1828 - 1889)*
  Barnhart Gesaman (1829 - 1876)*
  Elina M. Gesaman Lawrence (1841 - 1890)*
  Malinda Gesaman Linn (1844 - 1913)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Died
MAY 21, 1861
Aged
59 Yrs. 8 Ms. 16 ds.
 
Burial:
Canal Fulton Cemetery
Canal Fulton
Stark County
Ohio, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 40.89012, -81.60543
 
Created by: ProgBase
Record added: Sep 11, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 58514339
Jacob Gesaman
Added by: Edward Rowlance
 
Jacob Gesaman
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Jacob Gesaman
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Added by: Bonnie (Orr) Ball
 
 
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With gratitude to my great-great-great-granddad for his efforts and trials. Rest in Peace.
- chris allsman
 Added: Nov. 21, 2012
 
 
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