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Jacob Firestone1

Male
b. 15 August 1775, d. 12 April 1830


Father Johann Mathias Feuerstein1 b. 5 April 1744, d. 1829
Mother Anna Maria Bieber1 b. 15 July 1752, d. 12 February 1827
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Family Mary Magdelena Hummel b. 19 July 1780, d. 17 December 1832
Marriage* 24 December 1801  Frederick Town Evengelical Lutheran Church, Frederick Town, Frederick Co., MD, Principal=Mary Magdelena Hummel1,2 
Children  1. Joshua Firestone b. 18 Dec 1802, d. 9 Dec 1883
  2. David Firestone b. 11 Mar 1804, d. 6 Jan 1894
  3. John Firestone b. 6 Aug 1808, d. 5 Sep 1888
  4. George Warren Firestone b. 15 Feb 1811, d. 15 Feb 1890 or 15 Feb 1891
  5. Henry M. Firestone b. c 1815, d. 25 Jul 1869
  6. Frederick K. Firestone b. 7 Apr 1819, d. 30 Jul 1856

Note*   From George Russell's Firestone Genealopgy (1993)

Jacob Firestone, oldest son of Mathias and Mary (Beaver) Firestone of Paradise Township,York County, Pa., was born 15 August 1775, and died near Frederick Town, Md., 12 April 1830, in the 56th year of his age, and was buried on the 13th in the Lutheran Grave Yard. On 24 December 1801 he and Mary Magdalena Hummell were married by the pastor of the Frederick Town Evangelical Lutheran Church, by license in the presence of John Hummell, Christian Fiege, and other friends. She was born 19 July 1780, daughter of John (1743-1781) and Christina (Grindler) Hummell, and stepdaughter of Fredenck Fiegel/Feaga, She died 17 December 1832 in the 52nd year of her age, and was buried on the 20th in the Lutheran Grave Yard. An unclaimed letter addressed to Jacob Ferestone, care of John Leably at Carroll's Manor, Frederick County, was advertised in a 1796 newspaper. By deed dated 13 January 1802 Jacob Firestone and wife Magdalena and David Marker and wife Catherine, both daughters of John Hummell (who left a will dated 10 January 1781 giving the 5-acre lot to his daughters), sold lot no. 3 called Pipe Meadow In Frederick County to Isaac Gardner for £60. By deed dated 17June 1802 Jacob Firestone, millwright, paid £90 to John Boyer, paper miller, of Washington County, for 8-acre Chestnut Wells near Yellow Spring.

Jacob Feyerstein and Wife Maria sponsored a baptism at the Frederick Evangelical Lutheran Church 8 June 1802 of a son of Jacob and Margareth Barry. Jacob and Maria had children baptized at that church in 1803 and 1809. In a Frederick newspaper in 1806 Jacob Firestone requested that those indebted to him make payment. In 1810 he was head of the only Firestone household in Frederick County, he and wife and another man age 26 to 44, with a man age 16 to 25, and three boys age under 10. During the War of 1812, on 25 August 1814, the day after the Battle of Bladensburg, Jacob Firestone enlisted as a private in Captain John Brengle's Company of Volunteers. In 1820 Jacob was head of the only Firestone family in Frederick County, being listed in District #2, outside Frederick Town, age over 45 with wife age 26 to 44, one male age 16 or 17, two boys age 10 to 15, and three boys age under 10, two of the residents being engaged in manufacturing.

The will of Jacob's widow, Mary Firestone of Frederick County, was dated 2 December 1832. "Sick and weak; she made bequests to two youngest sons Henry and Frederick (two best beds and bedsteads, they to be placed in the care of their aunt Mrs. Scholl). The residue of estate was to be sold at public sale and $50 each to be given to the two youngest sons, and the balance, if any, to be divided among her six [named] sons at age 21. She appointed son Joshua sole executor. The will was proved 31 December 1832. In order to permit the sale of Jacob's real property and to protect his minor children, the Frederick County Equity Court decreed on 26 February 1833 that his 8-acre Chestnut Level tract be sold. Frederick Feaga and John Morgan were bonded. After the sale, the $497 balance was distributed in six equal parts of $73.54 1/2 to the Six sons.

Children of Jacob and Mary (Hummell) Firestone, all born in Frederick County, Md.:
64 I. Joshua Firestone, b. 18 Dec. 1802; bp. "Josaphat," Frederick E-L
Church, 15 May 1803; d. 9 Dec. 1883; buried Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Frederick 72. m. Frederick Co. license dtd. 8 April 1830 Christiana Stull (1807-1887); millwright; res. at White Rock between Yellow Springs and Bethel Lutheran Church northwest of Frederick Town; issue: Margaret (c. 1831), Martin Luther (1832-1920).
65 II. David Firestone, lived Newark, Ohio.
66 III. John Firestone, b. 6 Aug. 1808; bp. Frederick E-L Church 18 Feb. 1809; m. 1838 Ezellah [--]; res. Salt Creek Twp., Wayne Co., Ohio, 1850; wagonmaker; issue; Celesta I., Mary R.
67 IV. George Warren Firestone, b. 15 Feb. 1811; m. cl844 Jane Hutchison; res. Fredericksburg, Salt Creek Twp., Wayne Co. Ohio, 1850 and 1860; millwright; issue: Truman L., Eugene T.
68 V. Henry M. Firestone, b. c1815-1816; m. 21 Aug. 1840 Mary Ann Mahoney (d. Frederick, Md., 29 Sept. 1896, age 83); res. Buckeystown District 1850; carpenter; issue: Henry L, Annetta, Mary M., Zachary Taylor (1847-1932), James F. (1850-1921), Oliver H.
69 VI. Frederick K. Firestone, b. 7 April 1819; d. 30 July 1856; buried Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Frederick m. Frederick Co. license dtd. 12 Aug. 1845 Rebecca Whitter (1826-1852) 72; apprenticed to Jacob Engelbrecht of Frederick Town, tailor, 25 April 1833; res. Frederick Town 1850; tailor; issue: Oscar F.
(1852-1933).1 
Birth* 15 August 1775  Paradise Twp., York Co., PA1 
Marriage* 24 December 1801  Frederick Town Evengelical Lutheran Church, Frederick Town, Frederick Co., MD, Principal=Mary Magdelena Hummel1,2 
Census* 1810  1810 Federal Census, Maryland, Frederick County, No Township, Series: M252, Roll: 15, Page: 242
Firestone, J, 30120-00010-003 
Census 1820  1820 Federal Census, Maryland, Frederick County, District 2, Series: M33, Roll: 43, Page: 131
Firestone, Jacob (321101-000100-200-0000-0000)4 
Death* 12 April 1830  Frederick Town, Frederick Co., MD1 
Burial* after 12 April 1830  Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Frederick, Frederick C., MD, Inscription:
Henery
Son and ??
Jacob Firestone
who Was Born Aug 15,
1775
And Died April 12,
1830
Also
Mary Firestone
Born Jul 19, 1780
And Died Dec 17, 18221,5

Last Edited 4 May 2016

Citations
  1. [S658] Firestone Family of Frederick Co. MD (1993), George Ely Russell.
  2. [S659] Frederick Co., MD Marriages, 1778-1865.
  3. [S284] 1810 U.S. Federal Census , 1810 Federal Census.
  4. [S279] 1820 U.S. Federal Census , 1820 Federal Census.
  5. [S626] Find-A-Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com.


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