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Como Jacob Nicholas Jones
Birth: Mar., 1768
Smyrna
Kent County
Delaware, USA
Death: Aug. 3, 1850
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA

United States Naval Officer. Trained as a physician, he practiced medicine in Kent County, Delaware, before entering the United States Navy as a midshipman in 1799. During the Barbary Wars, he served a a Lieutenant aboard the "Philadelphia" when she grounded in Tripoli harbor in 1803, and spent twenty months in prison in Tripoli. Promoted to Commander in 1810, and to Captain in 1813, he commanded the "Mohawk" on Lake Ontario in the War of 1812, and the "Macedonian" in the Algerine War. He commanded the Mediterranean Squadron from 1821 to 1823, the Pacific Squadron from 1826 to 1829, and the Baltimore Naval Station from 1829 to 1839. He served as port captain of New York Harbor from 1842 to 1845, and as Governor of the Philadelphia Naval Asylum from 1845 to 1850.  (bio by: Garver Graver) 
 
Burial:
Wilmington and Brandywine Cemetery
Wilmington
New Castle County
Delaware, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Garver Graver
Record added: Dec 10, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 7001117
Como Jacob Nicholas Jones
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Como Jacob Nicholas Jones
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