- Born: 31 Jan 1829, Crowan, Cornwall 1
- Christened: 10 May 1829, Crowan, Cornwall 2
- Married: 10 Apr 1853, Pennsylvania, USA 1
- Died: 10 Mar 1884, Council Hill, Jo Daviess, IL, USA 1
Another name for Jacob was Jacob DAVIES.
For 1870 Census, see notes under mother Jane.
In 1880, Jacob Davis (51) of England, widowed, carpenter, was living in Council Hill, Jo Daviess, Illinois, USA. Present were children (born in IL): Clara (20), keeping house, Nelson (13), Jacob (11), mother Jane Davis (81) of England, widowed. [Jacob's brother John and his family were living nextdoor.]
Jacob married Jane MOYLE, daughter of Richard MOYLE and Ann BLEWETT, on 10 Apr 1853 in Pennsylvania, USA 1. (Jane MOYLE was born on 14 Dec 1831 in Crowan, Cornwall 3, christened on 15 Jan 1832 in Crowan, Cornwall 4, died on 11 May 1869 in Council Hill, Jo Daviess, IL, USA 3 and was buried in Ebenezer-Bell Cemetery, Guilford, Jo Daviess, IL, USA 3.)
"This is to certify that Jacob Davis, of Tamaqua, in the State of Pennsylvania, and Jane Moyle, of Reading, in the state of Pennsylvania, were by me joined together in holy matrimony the tenth day of April in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-three in the presence of Newton Heston Minister of the Gospel."
Cited here: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=110873989