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Jacob Fordney

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Birth  18 May 1781  Virginia  [1
Sex  Male 
Eby ID  00035-3003 
Died  14 May 1852  Waterloo Co., Ontario  [2
Person ID  I19762 
Last Modified  27 Jun 2004 
 
Father  Michael Fordney, b. Abt 1745, France 
Group Sheet  F4685 
 
Family 1  Catharine Baker 
Children 
 1. Rebecca B. Fordney
 2. Daniel B. Fordney
Group Sheet  F4686 
 
Family 2  Elizabeth Muma, b. 12 Dec 1794 
Children 
 1. Sophia M. Fordney
 2. John B. Fordney
 3. Anna B. Fordney
 4. Lydia B. Fordney
 5. Joseph B. Fordney
 6. Christian B. Fordney
 7. Samuel B. Fordney
Group Sheet  F4687 
 
Notes  Jacob Fordney, "son of Michael Fordney, was born in Virginia, May 18th, 1781. When a young boy his parents moved to Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, where he was raised. At about the close of the last century he was married to Catharine Baker and after her decease to Elizabeth Muma who was born December 12th, 1794, and died December 15th, 1840. Some time during the beginning of the present century they, with others, moved to Canada and settled in Waterloo County, Ontario, on the west bank of the Grand River,(Their old farm is now in possession of Robert Bricknell) a little below the 'Toll Bridge' where he died May 14th, 1852. His family consisted of nine children, of whom the eldest two were born unto his first wife. Their names are as follows:"
 
Sources  1. [S1]   Vol I A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., Ezra E. Eby, (Berlin, Ontario, 1895), 664   [View page(s) from the 1895-96 edition]
2. [S1]   Vol I A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., Ezra E. Eby, (Berlin, Ontario, 1895), 664   [View page(s) from the 1895-96 edition]
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