Jacob Lurvey (1736 - 1790)

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Birthplace: Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts
Death: Died
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About Jacob Lurvey

46.  Jacob4 Lurvey (Jacob3, Peeter2, Peeter1 Lurvy) was born 06 August 1736 in Gloucester, Essex County Massachusetts232, and died Aft. 22 April 1790 233.  He married Rebecka Hunter 01 August 1755 in Gloucester, Essex County Massachusetts 234.  She was born 24 June 1729 in Gloucester, Essex County Massachusetts 235.

Notes for Jacob Lurvey:

Sawtelle, in his "The Gilley Family of Mt. Desert Island", misstates the ancestry of Hannah's father Jacob Lurvey.  He indicates that this Jacob must have died because another Jacob was born on 26 May 1745, and that therefore, Samuel must have been Jacob's father (?).  However, this individual is named James, not Jacob in the records, and, further, this James died within a year of his birth. Jacob did not die and he is the most likely individual to have been the parent of Jacob.

Moreover, Sawtelle missed a generation, as it was Jacob's son Jacob who married Hannah Boynton.

Jacob appears on a Revolutionary war muster roll of Capt. Daniel Warner's company stationed at Gloucester 19 July to 31 December 1775 as a private in defense of the seacoast.  He is also listed on the muster roll of Captain Jonathan Dodge's Company; Col. Jacob Gerrish's Regiment dated 1 April 1778 for services from April to July of that year. 236


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Jacob Lurvey's Timeline

August 6, 1736
Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts
August 1, 1755
Age 18
Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts
September 18, 1756
Age 20
Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts
April 22, 1790
Age 53