Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Tombstone Tuesday

Jacob Honaker
WAR 1812
1783                         1838

Jacob Honaker was born 1783 to Frederick Honaker [1757-1824]  and Rachel Elizabeth Wiseman [1769-1856]. He was one of at least 14 children born to the couple.

Jacob married[1] Catharine Groves, 20 Oct 1808 in Monroe County, [West] Virginia. The couple had at least four children: Samuel Sams,  Ephraim, Henry, and Mary. After Catharine, Jacob married [2] Anna Sams 13 Jan 1829 in Monroe County [West] Virginia. They had one known child, Isaac.

Jacob served in the 108th Virginia Militia in the War of 1812.

He died in 1838 in Monroe County, and he is buried in the Old Rehobeth church yard in Keenan, Monroe County, West Virginia.

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