12 May 2013

Jacob W Beavers - FGS - War of 1812 Veteran

By Pamela Pattison Lash

Name:      Jacob W Beavers
Birth:      06/27 Dec 1783      German Twp, Washington Co, PA
Death:      17 Jun 1868      Pulaski Twp, Williams Co, OH1
Death Memo:      tombstone calculation 84Y 6M 11D
Burial:            Shiffler Cem, Jefferson Twp, Williams Co, OH1
Marriage:      16 Jan 1810      Tuscarawas Co, OH2
Marr Memo:      By Isaac Deardorff, JP
Spouse:      Mulvina “Lovey” Norris
Birth:      c20 Mar 1795      MA
Birth Memo:      or CT or NH
Death:      30 Apr 1879      Pulaski Twp, Williams Co, OH3,1
Death Memo:      tombstone calculation @84Y 1M 10D
Burial:            Shiffler Cem, Jefferson Twp, Williams Co, OH1

1 F:      Matilda Beavers
Birth:      1814      Tuscarawas Co, OH
Death:      1853      Williams Co, OH
Spouse:      Henry Wolfe
Marriage:      7 May 1837      Tuscarawas Co, OH
2 M:      George Washington Beavers
Birth:      25 May 1819      Tuscarawas Co, OH
Death:      8 Apr 1895      Bryan, Pulaski Twp, Williams Co, OH
Burial:            Shiffler Cem, Jefferson Twp, Williams Co, OH1
Spouse:      Martha Jane McGrew
Marriage:      25 Jan 1847      Williams Co, OH
3 M:      Jeremiah Beavers
Birth:      11 Apr 1825      Boliver, Tuscarawas Co, OH
Death:      10 Jul 1899      Bryan, Pulaski Twp, Williams Co, OH
Burial:            Fountain Grove Cem, Pulaski Twp, Williams Co, OH
Spouse:      Mary Jane Calentine
Marriage:      3 May 1849      Allen Co, OH
4 F:      Sarah Ann Beavers
Birth:      Feb 1826      Tuscarawas Co, OH
Death:      24 Feb 1907      Jefferson Twp, Williams Co, OH
Burial:            Shiffler Cem, Jefferson Twp, Williams Co, OH
Spouse:      William H Conklin
Marriage:      25 Nov 1869      Williams Co, OH
5 F:      Eliza Beavers
Birth:      1833      Tuscarawas Co, OH
Death:      23 Nov 1895      Fulton Co, IN
Spouse:      John Calentine
Marriage:      11 Oct 1860      Williams Co, OH

Notes for Jacob W Beavers
War of 1812 Pension Record (online) of Jacob W Beavers 34027-40-50 #5118
War of 1812 Veteran - NW Ohio;  Private in Cpt David Casebear’s Co, of Colonel Robert Bay Regiment, OH Mil
Enlisted 29 August 1812; Discharged 31 October 1812
Pension Application of Widow, Lovey Norris Beaver, living in Williams Co, OH, 1871 (PO Bryan, OH)
Married 16 Jan 1810 Tuscarawas Co, OH
Resident 1850, 1855 Williams Co, OH
Death 17 June 1868 Pulaski Twp, Williams Co, OH
Death of Widow 17 Apr 1873 (which is not correct)
Bounty Land Warrant for 120 acres

Jacob Beavers of Williams County, Ohio purchased 160 acres at the Lima Land Office on 10 Sept 1844; land description was T6N R3E e1/2 nw1/4 and n1/2 se1/4 of Section 274

In 1820 Wayne Twp, Tuscarawas Co, OH, Federal Census p160, 162, there are:
Jacob Beavers
Charles Norris
Jeremiah Norris - interesting as Jacob and Lovey have a son, Jeremiah Beavers

1830 Dover, Tuscarawas, Ohio; Page: 69; NARA Series: M19; Roll Number: 141; Family History Film: 0337952.
Jacob Beavers
2m 5-9
1m 10-14
1m 15-19
1m 40-49
1f 5-9
1f 15-19
1f 30-39

1840 Dover, Tuscarawas, Ohio; Roll: 430; Page: 283; Image: 596; Family History Library Film: 0020178.
Jacob Beavens
1m 5-9
1m 15-19
1m 50-59
1f under 5
1f 10-14
1f 40-49

1850 Pulaski, Williams, Ohio; Roll: M432_741; Page: 90A; Image: 179.
h/h 335/341 Beavers, Jacob 67 PA farmer $800re
Malvina 54 PA
Matilda 20 OH
Sarah 24 OH
Eliza 17 OH
next door to son Jeremiah 26 OH and son George 31 OH plus their families

1860 Pulaski, Williams, Ohio; Roll: M653_1052; Page: 52; Image: 107; Family History Library Film: 805052.
h/h /776 Beavers, Jacob 77 PA
Laura 66
Sarah 32 OH
Eliza 26 OH
Wolf, Andrew J 12 OH
Sarah E 10 MA
Conklin, William H 30 NY

Notes for Mulvina “Lovey” Norris
There were likely at least two other male children. This speculation would bring the total number of children for this couple to seven.

1870 Pulaski, Williams, Ohio; Roll: M593_1282; Page: 173B; Image: 350; Family History Library Film: 552781.
h/h233/238 Conklin, William H 40 farmer
Sarah 42 OH
Beavers, Lovina 77 NH at home $1600re/$100pp

Obit of Mrs Lovey Beaver
At the residence of her son-in-law, Mr William Conkling, on Wednesday morning, April 30, 1879, of old age, Mrs Lovey Beaver, aged 84 years.

Mrs Beaver with her husband moved to this county from Tuscarawas in 1840, when this was almost a wilderness.  She leaves several children and grand children to mourn their loss. 3
Also in Bryan Press, 1 May 1879

Notes for George Washington (Child 2)
Obit for George Washington Beavers - Bryan Democrat (Bryan, Ohio), 11 Apr 1895 p5 c3/18 Apr 1895 p1 c6; death due to consumption

Notes for Jeremiah (Child 3)
Obit for Jeremiah Beavers, Bryan Democrat, 15 June 1899 p5/13 July 1899 p5 and Bryan Press, 13 July 1899

Notes for Eliza (Child 5)
Eliza Callentine
1829 - 23 Nov 1895, Rochester, Fulton Co, IN
Deaths C-15 p28

1. WCGS, Jefferson Twp, Williams County, Ohio Cemeteries, p50, 54.
2. Marriages of Tuscarawas County, Ohio, V3 p18 - Jacob Beaver and Mulvina Norris, 16 Jan 1810, by Isaac Deardorff, JP
3. “Fountain City Argus,” Bryan, Ohio, 1 May 1879, p3 c6.
4. Bureau of Land Management (online)


Michael D Lacopo said...

What is your source for Jacob's birth as "06/27 Dec 1783 in German Twp, Washington Co, PA" and for the middle initial "W"?

Pamela Lash said...

Fold 3 War of 1812 Pension Record under Jacob W Beavers; the multiple birth dates were found from various sources as I can not verify which is correct.