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 Jacob Fiester Courson

Jacob Fiester Courson

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Death 30 Oct 1917 (aged 87)
Burial Hughesville, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 100495263 · View Source
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JACOB F. CORSON, farmer, was born on the farm where he now resides, in Shrewsbury township, Lycoming county, Pennsylvania, April 4, 1830, son of Jacob and Elizabeth (Fiester) Corson. He received a common school education, and has fol-lowed farming all his life. The farm upon which he now resides was purchased by his grandfather in 1798; his father, Jacob Corson, resided thereon and owned an adjoining tract of 400 acres, in connection with which he operated a saw mill. After his father's death our subject took charge of the mill and timber tract, and conducted the business until his mother's death. On the 18th of May, 1859, he married Emma Neece, daughter of John Neece, and to them have been born five children: Clara B., who married Dr. Essick; Thomas, who married Iola Taylor; William, who married Sarah Eddy; Joseph, and Flora. Mr. Corson is one of the leading Democrats of his township, in which he has served in many offices of trust, and with his family takes an active interest in the Methodist Episcopal church.


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  • Created by: edward smith
  • Added: 10 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100495263
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jacob Fiester Courson (4 Apr 1830–30 Oct 1917), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100495263, citing Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Hughesville, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by edward smith (contributor 47632005) .