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 Jacob Bales

Jacob Bales

Ohio, USA
Death 23 Sep 1886 (aged 64)
Napoleon, Henry County, Ohio, USA
Burial Napoleon, Henry County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 100026737 · View Source
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Father: David Bales.

Jacob Bales m. Salome Sidle 11 May 1843, Wayne Co., Ohio.

1850 U.S. Census for Napoleon, Henry Co., OH:
Jacob Bales M 29 Ohio
Salome Bales F 27 Penn
Rebecca A Bales F 5 Ohio
Elizabeth Bales F 3 Ohio
Lewis Bales M 1 Ohio
Elias Ottinger M 19 Ohio
Robert Watkins M 7 Ohio

They are living next door to Philip & Lydia E. Bales and their family. Both Jacob and Philip are farmers.

1860 U.S. Census for Napoleon Twp, Henry Co., OH:
Jacob Bales M 39 Ohio; farmer
Solomon Bales M 34 Penn
Elizabeth Bales F 13 Ohio
Mary Bales F 10 Ohio
Ida Bales F 6 Ohio
Emma Bales F 3 Ohio
George Bales M 2 Ohio
Thos Murphy M 11 Ohio

1880 U.S. Census for Napoleon Twp, Henry Co., OH:
Jacob Bales Self M 59 Ohio; farmer
Marthy Bales Wife F 30 Ohio
Perry H Bales Son M 18 Ohio
Lavina Bales Dau F 16 Ohio
William Bales Son M 12 Ohio
Addie May Bales Dau F 1 Ohio
Sarah E Wilden Stepdau F 8 Indiana

Children with Salome (all children born in Napoleon Township, Henry Co., OH):

Rebecca A. Bales, b. 1845, Ohio; d. 1851 (see link below).

Elizabeth Bales, b. 1847, Ohio; m. Wm. Brubaker; d. 22 Aug 1930, Napoleon, Henry Co., OH. They are buried in this cemetery.

Mary Bales, b. 1850, Ohio; d. Unknown

Ida Bales, b. 11 February 1854, Napoleon, Henry Co. Ohio; d. 28 January 1925, Decatur, Macon Co., Illinois; m. John Zollars Dec. 25, 1872 in Henry County, Ohio. She and he husband are buried in Harristown Cemetery, Harristown, Macon Co., Illinois; her Memorial 40307103.

George W. Bales, b. 1858, Ohio; d. March 10, 1885, Henry County, Ohio.

Perry H. Bales, b. 1863, Ohio; d. June 11. 1916 in Lucas County, Ohio; m. Edna MEEKER July 3, 1884 in Henry County Ohio.

Lavinia Bales, b. 6 June 1866, Ohio; m. Albert BROWN October 25, 1885 in Henry County, Ohio; d. 26 May 1942, Napoleon, OH.

William W. Bales, b. 21 Oct 1867, Ohio.

Children w/Martha Ann (Mattie), not linked:

Addie May Bales, b. 7 Dec 1878, Napoleon, Henry Co. Ohio. (birth record shows her first name as "Etta")

May Bales, b. 7 Dec. 1879, Napoleon, OH; m. Ora Bowers 10 Jan 1900, Napoleon, OH. Ora was b. 25 Feb. 1877, Liberty Twp, Henry Co., OH to Geo. Bowers & Margaret Ellis. Ora was farming.

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Gravesite Details The monument is for the Bales family; their deceased children apparently were listed on the sides but the info is no longer legible.




  • Created by: J.D. Larimore
  • Added: 2 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100026737
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Jacob Bales (27 Sep 1821–23 Sep 1886), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100026737, citing Glenwood Cemetery, Napoleon, Henry County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by J.D. Larimore (contributor 47030633) .