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Jacob SHORT

Jacob SHORT

Male 1767 - 1851  (84 years)

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  • Name Jacob SHORT 
    Born 20 Mar 1767  GERMANY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 12 Jun 1851  Craig Township, Switzerland County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Old Bethel (Now Spring Branch) Cemetery, Craig Township, Switzerland County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • 20 mar 1795 - witnessed a land survey by his father-in-law,Elisha Freeman - Hardin Co,Kentucky
      11Apr 1795 - bought 400 acres of land from his brother-in-law-Elisha Freeman Jr-hardin Co Kentucky
      16 Feb 1796 - received a certificate of settlement for 400 acres land - Hardin Co, Kentucky
      30 dec 1809 - patented land in NE4 Section 22 otwnship 4N range 11E-Jefferson Co, Indiana
      Apr 1810 - to Jefferson Co, Indiana
      1814- bought land- Switzerland Co, Indiana
      1814 - served as commissioners who chose the side for Switzerland Co courthouse in Vevay
      1814 - founding member of the Indina-Kentuck Baptist Church,Shelby ownship,Jefferson Co, Indiana
      22 Aug 1815 - tried to develop the unsuccessful town of Elizabethtown, Indiana
      15 Sep 1815 - sold land in the NE4 Sect 22 to his son-in-law,John Buchanan for $1000.00
      13 Apr 1818 -mentioned in the will fo father-in-law - Elisha Freeman-Jefferson Co,Indiana
      26 Apr 1818 - entered 160 acres of land in Sect 22-Shelby Township,Jefferson Co,Indiana
      1818 - served as county commissioner - Jefferson Co,Indiana
      1820 us census - Jefferson County,Indiana
      25 Sep 1821 - entered 160 acres of land Section 25 - Jefferson Co, Indiana
      1830 US census - Jefferson Co, Indiana
      abt 1834 - member of Manville Christian Church,Jefferson Co, Indiana
      17 Dec 1838 - purchased store, Vevay,Switzerland CO, Indiana
      1850 - US census - Craig Township,Switzerland CO, Indiana
      *******info from Greg Van Der Werf - Rootsweb.com
    Person ID I26163  Short Family Tree - R. Mauldin
    Last Modified 31 Jul 2005 

    Father John SHORT,   b. Abt 1736,   d. Abt 1796, Of Washington, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth 
    Family ID F9493  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Rachel LEE 
    Family ID F9495  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Elizabeth FREEMAN,   b. 1772, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 1837, Jefferson, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 27 Nov 1791  Stanford, Lincoln County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Joseph SHORT,   b. 1791, Garrard County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Rachel SHORT,   b. 1793, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Isaac Freeman SHORT,   b. 26 Aug 1794, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Elisha SHORT,   b. Jul 1796, Garrard County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Nov 1884, Switzerland, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 88 years)
     5. George SHORT,   b. 30 Dec 1797
    +6. Horatio SHORT,   b. Abt 1798, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Sarah SHORT,   b. 1805/1806
     8. Jesse V SHORT,   b. 1813, Garrard County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F9492  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Mar 1767 - GERMANY Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 27 Nov 1791 - Stanford, Lincoln County, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Jun 1851 - Craig Township, Switzerland County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
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