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Jacob Lewis Seagraves
Birth: 1762
Wake County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jul. 6, 1835
Bond County
Illinois, USA

Military Record: In 1781, at the age of 18, he fought in the Battle of Eutaw Springs, S.C. The Continental Forces were victorious and it was the last engagement against the British in the Carolinas.

Narrative: Seagraves married Priscilla Strickland and they had seven children. Priscilla died in 1804. One year later, Seagraves married Elizabeth Hanes and they moved to Maury County, Tenn., where he applied for a pension. In 1828, Jacob Seagraves came to Clinton County Illinois where he acquired land two miles south of Breese and 1/4 mile east of Germantown Road. He was instrumentral in the beginnings of St. John's United Church of Christ when it featured circuit riders and visiting ministers. 
 
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 Children:
  Vincent Segraves (1788 - 1870)*
  Bennett Seagraves (1791 - 1868)*
  John Murray Segraves (1820 - 1898)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Seagraves Cemetery
Mulberry Grove
Bond County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Cemetery Girl
Record added: Aug 24, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 57617856
Jacob Lewis Seagraves
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Jacob Lewis Seagraves
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- Bob Barnes
 Added: Mar. 16, 2015
Jacob was my gggg grandfather on my Grandmother Roxie Edwards Merritt's side. I am intrigued by the Lockhart connection.
- Esther Eileen Hardesty Segall
 Added: Mar. 15, 2015

- Andrea Rowe
 Added: Aug. 21, 2014
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