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 Jacob Isenhour

Jacob Isenhour

Birth
York County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 26 Sep 1874 (aged 77)
Ontario County, New York, USA
Burial Seneca, Ontario County, New York, USA
Plot Section A (Old Section (West End)); Jacob Isenhour Plot
Memorial ID 61472305 · View Source
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Jacob moved from Pennsylvania to New York as a child with his father and the rest of the family. He ultimately married, bought land, and settled in the Town of Hopewell, Ontario County, NY.

Jacob married Mary Newman, a daughter of Elisha Newman, on March 2, 1826. They had three sons and three daughters: Mary Ann b. 1827, Elizabeth b. 1828, Susan b. 1830, Leonard b. 1833, Newman b. 1841, and Abraham b. 1843. They also had an adopted daughter, Mary Jane b. 1851.

Jacob's life is the subject of a history book: "It Happened at Hopewell: Jacob Isenhour's Cobblestone Legacy," by Leigh Jones and Stephen Agard, available at The Ontario County Historical Society Museum, 55 North Main Street, Canandaigua, New York 14424.

Additional Family Links:
 Sister-in-law (Wife of Michael Isenhour):
  Marilla Knickerbocker Isenhour, 1792-1874
 Grandson:
  George R. Russell, 1850-1853



Inscription

JACOB ISENHOUR
BORN
Oct. 28, 1796
DIED
Sept. 26, 1874

Gravesite Details West side of monument severely weathered, top half west side unreadable. Monument includes wife, Mary Newman, and Robert R. Russell. Seperate stone on plot for grandchild, George R. Russell, born to Robert R. and Mary A. Russell.

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  • Added: 12 Nov 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 61472305
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jacob Isenhour (28 Oct 1796–26 Sep 1874), Find A Grave Memorial no. 61472305, citing Sand Hill Cemetery, Seneca, Ontario County, New York, USA ; Maintained by gone_fishing - unless_you_email (contributor 47381356) .