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Jacob Henry Werts1

Male
b. 8 November 1835, d. 8 June 1919


Father George Peter Werts Jr.1 b. 11 October 1801, d. 29 July 1866
Mother Margaret Maple1 b. 23 October 1808, d. 13 March 1851
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Family Sophia A. Nims b. 12 May 1835, d. 1899
Marriage* 26 November 1857  Muskingum Co., OH, Jacob H. Wertz & Sophia Sims, 26 Nov 1857, Muskingum, Ohio, Principal=Sophia A. Nims3,4 
Children  1. Eliza Caroline Werts b. 1 Jan 1858, d. 23 Aug 1937
  2. William Leonard Werts b. 4 Feb 1860, d. 7 Nov 1943
  3. Lilly Ann Werts b. 3 Sep 1861, d. 23 Sep 1862
  4. Mary Catherine Werts b. 29 Jun 1863, d. 26 Aug 1865
  5. Matilda "Tillie" Werts b. 12 Mar 1867, d. 25 Nov 1943
  6. Albert J. Werts b. 18 Nov 1869, d. 8 Apr 1917
  7. Ada Werts b. 18 Nov 1871 or 12 Oct 1871, d. 5 Dec 1950
  8. Asa Werts b. 12 Oct 1876, d. 29 Mar 1955
  9. George Werts b. 12 Oct 1876, d. 17 Apr 1955
  10. Leila Werts b. 10 Nov 1881, d. 19 Mar 1939

Reference 1900

Birth* 8 November 1835  1 
Census* 1850  1850 Federal Census, Ohio, Muskingum County, Adams Township, Series: M432, Roll 718 Page 314B, December 6
(enumerated with father, George Werts)
34, 594, 594, Werts, Jacob, 14, M, , , , Ohio, , 1, ,2 
Marriage* 26 November 1857  Muskingum Co., OH, Jacob H. Wertz & Sophia Sims, 26 Nov 1857, Muskingum, Ohio, Principal=Sophia A. Nims3,4 
Census 1860  1860 Federal Census, Ohio, Muskingum County, Salem Township, Adamsville, Series: M653, Roll: 1019, Page: 565A, July 28
34, 1060, 981, Werts, Jacob H., 24, M, , Waggon Maker, 1300, 300, Ohio, , , ,
35, 1060, 981, Werts, Sophia A., 23, F, , has none, , , Ohio, , , ,
36, 1060, 981, Werts, Eliza C., 1, F, , , , , Ohio, , , ,
37, 1060, 981, Werts, William L., 4/12, M, , , , , Ohio, , , ,5 
Census 1870  1870 Federal Census, Iowa, Lucas County, Benton Township, Chariton, Series: M593, Roll: 406, Page: 683A, August 24
106, 110, Werts, Jacob, 35, M, W, Farmer, 2900, 1000, Ohio, , , , , , , , , 1,
106, 110, Werts, Sephia, 34, F, W, Keeping House, , , Ohio, , , , , , , , , ,
106, 110, Werts, Elivia, 12, F, W, , , , Ohio, , , , , 1, , , , ,
106, 110, Werts, William, 11, M, W, , , , Ohio, , , , , 1, , , , ,
106, 110, Werts, Matilda, 3, F, W, , , , Iowa, , , , , , , , , ,
106, 110, Werts, Albert, 8/12, M, W, , , , Iowa, , , Dec, , , , , , ,6 
Census 1880  1880 Federal Census, Iowa, Lucas County, Benton Township, ED 106, Series: T9, Roll: 352, Page: 531A, July 1
31, 96, 98, Werts, J H, W, M, 44, , , , 1, , , Farmer, , , , , , , , , , , Ohio, Va,
32, 96, 98, Werts, Sophia A, W, F, 43, , Wife, , 1, , , Housekeeper, , , , , , , , , , , Ohio, NY,
33, 96, 98, Werts, William L, W, M, 20, , Son, 1, , , , Farm Laborer, , , , , , , , 1, , , Ohio, Ohio, Ohio
33, 96, 98, Werts, Matilda, W, F, 12, , Daughter, 1, , , , At Home, , , , , , , , 1, , , Iowa, Ohio, Ohio
34, 96, 98, Werts, Albert, W, M, 9, , Son, 1, , , , , , , , , , , , 1, , , Iowa, Ohio, Ohio
35, 96, 98, Werts, Ada, W, F, 7, , Daughter, 1, , , , , , , , , , , , 1, , , Iowa, Ohio, Ohio
36, 96, 98, Werts, George, W, M, 3, , Son, 1, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Iowa, Ohio, Ohio
37, 96, 98, Werts, Asa, W, M, 3, , Son, 1, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Iowa, Ohio, Ohio7 
Census 1900  1900 Federal Census, Iowa, Lucas County, Washington Township, Russell, ED: 79, Series: T623, Roll: 445, Page: 297B, June 4
Sheet 4B
099, 115, 115, Werts, Jacob H, Head, W, M, Nov 1835, 64, Wd, , , , Ohio, Virginia, Ohio, , , , , , , Yes, Yes, Yes, O, F, H,
100, 115, 115, Werts, Leila, Daughter, W, F, Nov 1881, 18, S, , , , Iowa, Ohio, Ohio, , , , At School, , 8, Yes, Yes, Yes, , , ,8 
Census 1910  1910 Federal Census, Iowa, Lucas County, Washington Township, ED: 88, Series: T624, Roll: 411, Page: 317A, April 18
Sheet 1A,
47, 12, 12, Werts, Jacob H, Head, M, W, 73, Wd, , 8, 5, Ohio, Virginia, Ohio, , , English, Own Income, , , , , Yes, Yes, , O, F, H, , , ,
48, 12, 12, Werts, Leula, Daughter, F, W, 28, S, , , , Iowa, Ohio, Ohio, , , English, None, , , , , Yes, Yes, , , , , , , ,9 
Death* 8 June 1919  Russell, Lucas Co., IA3 
News/Obit* after 8 June 1919  Obituary,
Died in Iowa

    Jacob Henry Werts died at his home in Russell, Iowa, June 8, 1919, of diseases incident to old age. He was born near Adamsville, Ohio, Nov 8, 1835 and was over 83 years of age at the time of his death. He married to Sophia Nims in 1867, and eight years afterward moved to Iowa. He was the father of ten children seven of whom survive him. His wife died in 1899.




Appeared in Adamsville Register June, 1919


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Citations
  1. [S56] Werts - Vinsel - Slater Family History, F. C. Slater.
  2. [S4] 1850 U.S. Federal Census , 1850 U.S. Federal Census.
  3. [S102] Adamsville Register Obits 1890-1939, R. Douglas Kreis.
  4. [S110] Musk. Co. Marriages Book 4 1848-1865, The Society.
  5. [S46] 1860 U.S. Federal Census , 1860 U.S. Federal Census.
  6. [S71] 1870 U.S. Federal Census , 1870 U.S. Federal Census.
  7. [S100] 1880 U.S. Federal Census , 1880 U.S. Federal Census.
  8. [S246] 1900 U.S. Federal Census , 1900 U.S. Federal Census.
  9. [S73] 1910 U.S. Federal Census , 1910 U.S. Federal Census.


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