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Jacob Isenhour
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Birth: Oct. 28, 1796
York County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Sep. 26, 1874
Ontario County
New York, USA

Jacob moved from Pennsylvania to New York as a child with his father and the rest of the family. He ultimately married, bought land, and settled in the Town of Hopewell, Ontario County, NY.

Jacob married Mary Newman, a daughter of Elisha Newman, on March 2, 1826. They had three sons and three daughters: Mary Ann b. 1827, Elizabeth b. 1828, Susan b. 1830, Leonard b. 1833, Newman b. 1841, and Abraham b. 1843. They also had an adopted daughter, Mary Jane b. 1851.

Jacob's life is the subject of a history book: "It Happened at Hopewell: Jacob Isenhour's Cobblestone Legacy," by Leigh Jones and Stephen Agard, available at The Ontario County Historical Society Museum, 55 North Main Street, Canandaigua, New York 14424.

Additional Family Links:
Sister-in-law:
Marilla Knickerbocker Isenhour, 1792-1874
Grandson:
George R. Russell, 1850-1853 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Leonard Isenhour (1758 - 1815)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Newman Isenhour (1806 - 1882)
 
 Children:
  Mary Ann Isenhour-Russell Holmes (1827 - 1895)*
  Elizabeth Isenhour Fox (1828 - 1897)*
  Susan M. Isenhour Russell (1830 - 1897)*
  Leonard Isenhour (1833 - 1910)*
  Newman E. Isenhour (1841 - 1917)*
  Abraham B. Isenhour (1843 - 1916)*
  Mary Jane Isenhour-Smith Chism (1851 - 1922)*
 
 Siblings:
  Catherine Isenhour Burkholder (1780 - 1854)*
  Elizabeth Isenhour Rilands (1783 - 1854)*
  Mary Eisenhauer Alexander (1787 - 1857)*
  Margaret Isenhour Cruthers (1794 - 1885)*
  Jacob Isenhour (1796 - 1874)
  Ann Isenhour Collins (1799 - 1873)*
  John Isenhour (1800 - 1845)*
  Susan Isenhour McKoy (1805 - 1884)*
  William R. Isenhour (1806 - ____)*
  Joseph Isenhour (1809 - 1894)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
JACOB ISENHOUR
BORN
Oct. 28, 1796
DIED
Sept. 26, 1874
 
Note: West side of monument severely weathered, top half west side unreadable. Monument includes wife, Mary Newman, and Robert R. Russell. Seperate stone on plot for grandchild, George R. Russell, born to Robert R. and Mary A. Russell.
 
Burial:
Sand Hill Cemetery
Seneca
Ontario County
New York, USA
Plot: Section A (Old Section (West End)); Jacob Isenhour Plot
 
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Record added: Nov 12, 2010
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- Joyce
 Added: Oct. 23, 2014

- D. Dent
 Added: Oct. 15, 2014
Happy Birthday, great, great, great grandpa!
- Jennifer Keys
 Added: Oct. 13, 2014
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