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Wilson, Jacob

Jacob Wilson.... was born in West Virginia, served in the war of 1812, subsequently married Miss Maugerette Killpatrick, of Baltimore, Md., and about 1820 removed to Ohio, and settled at or near Akron, Summit County. A few years later, at the time of the building of the Erie & Pittsburgh Canal, he removed to Sherman’s Corners, this county, and contracted for and superintended the construction of one section of that canal. After the completion of this work he settled on a farm in Richmond Township, where he resided till near the time of his death. He died like his father, very suddenly, of heart disease, in August, 1864. He was the father of five sons and six daughters, of whom seven are now living: Nancy, James A., Harriet, Maugerette, Jacob, John K. and Thomas.

History of Crawford Co PA 1885, biography of Jacob Wilson, M. D.

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