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Jacob Werts1

Male
b. 9 September 1817, d. 6 June 1898


Father George Peter Werts Sr.1 b. 27 July 1773, d. 23 January 1855
Mother Susannah Hoff1 b. 23 March 1775 or 24 March 1775, d. 1 January 1853
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Family Elizabeth Ann Harris b. 2 February 1821, d. 29 November 1906
Marriage* 28 November 1839  Muskingum Co., OH, Jacob Werts & Elizabeth Ann Harris, 28 Nov 1839, Muskingum, Ohio

F. C. SLater gives the date as 11-27-1839.

, Principal=Elizabeth Ann Harris1,2 
Children  1. George Peter Reasoner Werts b. 3 Dec 1840, d. 8 Jun 1920
  2. Matilda Jane Werts b. 14 Aug 1843
  3. Susannah May Werts b. 24 Sep 1850, d. 1 Apr 1930
  4. Martha Angeline "Anna" Werts b. 19 Nov 1852, d. 1 Dec 1911
  5. John Albert Werts b. 10 Dec 1856, d. b 1870

Note*   Jacob and Elizabeth adopted a son, Jerry H Hanks, who in the 1880 census is identifed as adopted but retains his surname. 
Birth* 9 September 1817  Muskingum Co., OH1 
Marriage* 28 November 1839  Muskingum Co., OH, Jacob Werts & Elizabeth Ann Harris, 28 Nov 1839, Muskingum, Ohio

F. C. SLater gives the date as 11-27-1839.

, Principal=Elizabeth Ann Harris1,2 
Census 1850  1850 Federal Census, Ohio, Muskingum County, Highland Township, Series: M432, Roll: 718, Page: 424A, September 18
04, 961, 967, Wirts, Jacob, 32, M, , Farmer, 1400, Ohio, , , ,
05, 961, 967, Wirts, Elizabeth A, 29, F, , , , Ohio, , , ,
06, 961, 967, Wirts, George R P, 9, M, , , , Ohio, , 1, ,
07, 961, 967, Wirts, Matilda J, 6, F, , , , Ohio, , 1, ,
08, 961, 967, Harris, Hannah, 52, F, , , , Va, , , ,3 
Census* 1860  1860 Federal Census, Ohio, Muskingum County, Salem Township, Adamsville, Series: M653, Roll: 1019, Page: 569A, July 31
18, 1122, 1041, Werts, Jacob, 43, M, , Farmer, 6375, 900, Ohio, , , ,
19, 1122, 1041, Werts, Elizabeth, 39, F, , has none, , , Virginia, , , ,
20, 1122, 1041, Werts, George P., 19, M, , Farm laborer, , , Ohio, , , ,
21, 1122, 1041, Werts, Matilda, 16, F, , has none, , , Ohio, , , ,
22, 1122, 1041, Werts, Susanah, 9, F, , , , , Ohio, , 1, ,
23, 1122, 1041, Werts, Martha A., 7, F, , , , , Ohio, , 1, ,
24, 1122, 1041, Werts, John A., 3, M, , , , , Ohio, , , ,4 
Census 1870  1870 Federal Census, Ohio Muskingum, Salem Township, Series: M593, Roll: 1251, Page: 323A, June 10
77, 80, Werts, Jacob, 53, M, W, Farmer, 7000, 1185, Ohio, , , , , , , , , 1,
77, 80, Werts, Elizabeth, 49, F, W, Keeping House, , , Virginia, , , , , , , , , ,
77, 80, Werts, Martha A. 17, F, W, Assisting Mother, , , Ohio, , , , , , , , , ,
77, 80, Mitchel, Elvira, 10, F, W, Attending School, , , Indiana, , , , , 1, , , , ,
77, 80, Hanks, Jeremiah, 5, M, W, Attending School, , , Ohio, , , , , 1, , , , ,
5 
Misc* 1873  Muskingum Co., OH, Jacob Werts appointed Juror from Salem Twp. for 18736 
Misc 10 October 1876  Muskingum Co., OH, Jacob Werts appointed Juror from Salem Twp. for 18766 
Census 1880  1880 Federal Census, Ohio, Muskingum, Salem Township, ED 170, Series: T9, Roll: 1054, Page: 276B, June 3
19, 15, 15, Werts, Jacob, W, M, 62, , , , 1, , , Farmer, , , , , , , , , , , Ohio, Md, Va
20, 15, 15, Werts, Elizabeth A, W, F, 58, , Wife, , 1, , , Keeping House, , , , , , , , , , , Va, , Va
21, 15, 15, Hanks, Jerry H, W, M, 15, , Adopted, 1, , , , , , , , , , , , 1, , , Ohio, Ohio, Ohio
22, 15, 15, Orem, Roxanna, W, F, 17, , Servant, 1, , , , Servant, , , , , , , , , , , Va, Va, Va7 
Death* 6 June 1898  Adamsville, Muskingum Co., OH8 
Burial* after 6 June 1898  New Hope Lutheran Church Cemetery, Salem Twp., Muskingum Co., OH, Inscription: Jacob Werts Born Sep 9, 1817 Died June 6, 1898 Aged 80yr 8mo 27ds8 

Citations
  1. [S56] Werts - Vinsel - Slater Family History, F. C. Slater.
  2. [S109] Musk. Co. Marriages Book 3 1835-1848, The Society.
  3. [S4] 1850 U.S. Federal Census , 1850 U.S. Federal Census.
  4. [S46] 1860 U.S. Federal Census , 1860 U.S. Federal Census.
  5. [S71] 1870 U.S. Federal Census , 1870 U.S. Federal Census.
  6. [S970] OH, Muskingum Early Jurors & Justices, Genealogy Society Muskingum Co..
  7. [S100] 1880 U.S. Federal Census , 1880 U.S. Federal Census.
  8. [S43] New Hope Lutheran Cemetery, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~ohmuski2/cemetery/newhopea.html.


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