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Jacob Van Gorder, Jr
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Birth: Aug. 8, 1805, USA
Death: Oct. 15, 1886
Lawrence County
Pennsylvania, USA

Jacob Van Gorder, Jr was the only son of Jacob and Margaret Beamer Van Gorder. Jacob inherited his father's property and purchased his own land along the Slippery Rock Creek, totaling 200 acres. Jacob built a grist mill and saw mill on the Slippery Rock Creek about 1844 and it remained there for 100 years until it was torn down in 1947 when the dam washed out and the old mill was in danger of falling down.
Jacob Jr. and Nancy had 9 children: Andrew Alexander, Israel, Margaret Jane, Louisa, Almira Maria, Alvi Stevenson, Robert Sample, James Allen, and Nancy Belle.


Obit: New Castle Courant, October 22, 1886

Mr Jacob Vangorder, aged 80 years, and a highly respected citizen of Slippery Rock township, died Friday of last week.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Jacob Van Gorder (1761 - 1836)
  Margaret S Beamer Van Gorder (1763 - 1827)
 
 Spouse:
  Nancy Elliott Van Gorder (1807 - 1884)
 
 Children:
  Andrew Alexander Van Gorder (1826 - 1893)*
  Israel Van Gorder (1829 - 1901)*
  Margaret Jane Van Gorder (1831 - 1832)*
  Louisa Van Gorder Morrison (1833 - 1898)*
  Almira Maria VanGorder Aiken (1836 - 1905)*
  Alvi Stephenson Van Gorder (1839 - 1908)*
  Robert Sample Van Gorder (1842 - 1842)*
  James Allen Van Gorder (1844 - 1920)*
  Nancy Belle Van Gorder Morrison (1847 - 1899)*
 
 Siblings:
  Christena Van Gorder Wilson (1789 - 1863)*
  Elizabeth Van Gorder Allen (1791 - 1880)*
  Deborah Van Gorder Morrison (1795 - 1829)*
  Sarah Van Gorder Houk (1795 - 1851)*
  Margaret Van Gorder Lesnett (1801 - 1883)*
  Jacob Van Gorder (1805 - 1886)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
husband of Nancy Elliott
 
Burial:
Slippery Rock Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Ellwood City
Lawrence County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: S 1 R 12 Large obelisk next to the church parking lot
 
Created by: Bonnie Parks
Record added: Nov 06, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 8064033
Jacob Van Gorder, Jr
Added by: Bonnie Parks
 
Jacob Van Gorder, Jr
Added by: Bonnie Parks
 
Jacob Van Gorder, Jr
Added by: Bonnie Parks
 
 
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- Brenda Deibold Roberson
 Added: Sep. 10, 2013

- Bonnie Parks
 Added: Jul. 18, 2006

- Nic
 Added: Jul. 20, 2004
 
 
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