SHOEMAKER, Jacob
(Abt 1740-Abt 1798)

 

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LEE, Catherine

SHOEMAKER, Jacob 1

  • Born: Abt 1740, prob. Berks County, Pennsylvania
  • Marriage: LEE, Catherine on 27 Nov 1762 in Christ Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Died: Abt 30 Oct 1798, Lower Penns Neck, Salem County, New Jersey about age 58
  • Buried: Oct 1798, Lower Penns Neck Methodist Episcopal Cemetery, Pennsville, Salem County, New Jersey
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bullet  General Notes:

Jacob's will, although written 30 Oct 1798, wasn't proved until Jan 1799, indicating that he probably died sometime between 31 Oct 1798 and the end of December that year.

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bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Will: Will of Jacob Shoemaker, 30 Oct 1798, Salem County, New Jersey. 1798,Oct 30 Shoemaker, Jacob, of Lower Penns Neck, Salem Co; will of wife,Catharine, bay mare and saddle' also 1/3 of residue of property, Son Samuel, my watch, bay mare and saddle. Daughter, Mary Shoemaker, 1 heifer, small bed, Pair of tongs and andirons, Son, Michael, gray mare and saddle. To my wife's daughter, Hannah Martin, 1 cow, son Jacob, 5 shillings. My little Negro lad, Isaac (aged 3) To be set free when 27. Daughter, Elizabeth Currey and sons, Elias and Samuel, the other 2/3 of residue divided between them. Executrix-wife Catherine, Witnesses- Thomas Miles, Charles Campbell and Rebecca Shoemaker. Proved Jan 7,1799.. Lib 38 p 387


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Jacob married Catherine LEE on 27 Nov 1762 in Christ Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Catherine LEE was born in 1741 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and died after 1800 in Prob. Delaware.)


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Sources


1 Jacob Shoemaker, New Jersey Calendar of Wills 1796 - 1800 (30 Oct 1798, Lower Penns Neck, Salem County, New Jersey), Lib 38, page 387. Surety: 4. 1798,Oct 30 Shoemaker, Jacob, of Lower Penns Neck, Salem Co; will of wife,Catharine, bay mare and saddle' also 1/3 of residue of property, Son Samuel, my watch, bay mare and saddle. Daughter, Mary Shoemaker, 1 heifer, small bed, Pair of tongs and andirons, Son, Michael, gray mare and saddle. To my wife's daughter, Hannah Martin, 1 cow, son Jacob, 5 shillings. My little Negro lad, Isaac (aged 3) To be set free when 27. Daughter, Elizabeth Currey and sons, Elias and Samuel, the other 2/3 of residue divided between them. Executrix-wife Catherine, Witnesses- Thomas Miles, Charles Campbell and Rebecca Shoemaker. Proved Jan 7,1799.

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