Jacob W Arford

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Jacob W Arford

Birth
Antietam, Washington County, Maryland, USA
Death 8 Dec 1884 (aged 84)
Odon, Daviess County, Indiana, USA
Burial Odon, Daviess County, Indiana, USA
Plot in the northwest corner
Memorial ID 9345379 · View Source
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Jacob W. Arford was the son of Frederick Arford and Cyrena Schmidth of German lineage.

Jacob first married Rebecca Scott, daughter of Crawford Scott II and Mary Barnes in December 1821 in Pennsylvania. In 1831, Jacob and Rebecca moved their family to Wayne County, Ohio. Later they moved to Tuscarawas County in 1839. They had ten children in all. Rebecca died in 1841 shortly after delivering their tenth child.

In 1843 Jacob married Catherine (Bash) Fry, a widow with four children. Jacob and Catherine then had six children of their own. In 1854, Jacob moved the family to Daviess County, Indiana where he had purchased and farmed 160 acres of land in Madison Township. Jacob was a co-founder of the Pleasant Hill United Brethren Church, and is buried in its cemetery.


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Inscription

Died Dec. 8, 1884 Age 84 Ys. 10 Ms. 8 Ds.; FATHER; MOTHER

Gravesite Details My great-great-grandfather.

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  • Created by: Rick France
  • Added: 21 Aug 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9345379
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jacob W Arford (31 Jan 1800–8 Dec 1884), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9345379, citing Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Odon, Daviess County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Rick France (contributor 46581221) .