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Jacob Sleeper, Sr

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Kingston, Rockingham, New Hampshire
Death: Died in Newcastle, ME, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Sherburne Sleeper and Hannah Sleeper
Husband of Dorothy Sleeper and Olive Sleeper
Father of Sarah F. Sleeper and Hon. Jacob Sleeper (Founder of Boston University)

Occupation: DAR Ancestor #: A105217
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About Jacob Sleeper, Sr

Jacob Sleeper, Sr. divorced his 1st wife, Dorothy Clough by whom he had 11 children. He remarried an Olive Dinsdale and they lived Newcastle, Maine, USA. On Nov. 21, 1802 Olive & Jacob Sleeper, Sr. had a son, Jacob Sleeper, Jr. When Jacob, Jr. was 14 in 1816, he lost both parents and was raised by an Uncle--probably a maternal uncle. Jacob, Jr. became extremely wealthy and was one of three founders of Boston University.

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SLEEPER, JACOB

Ancestor #: A105217

Service: NEW HAMPSHIRE

Rank: PRIVATE

Birth: 9-17-1761 POPLIN NEW HAMPSHIRE

Death: 1816 NEWCASTLE MAINE

Service Description: 1) COL JACOB GILES


Residence: 1) City: KINGSTON - State: NEW HAMPSHIRE


Spouse: 1) DOROTHY CLOUGH

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Jacob Sleeper, Sr's Timeline

1761
September 17, 1761
Kingston, Rockingham, New Hampshire
1794
March 9, 1794
Age 32
Corinth, VT, USA
1802
November 21, 1802
Age 41
Newcastle, Lincoln, Maine, United States
1816
1816
Age 54
Newcastle, ME, USA
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