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George Jacobs, III

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Old Salem Village, Essex , Massachusetts, USA
Death: Died in Wells, York , Maine, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of George Jacobs, Jr. and Rebecca Jacobs
Husband of Mary Jacobs; Hannah Jacobs (Cousins) and Elizabeth Jacobs
Father of Lydia Stevens; Elizabeth Taylor (Jacobs); Priscilla Bartlett; George Jacobs, IV; Benjamin Jacobs and 4 others
Brother of Margaret Foster; John Jacobs; Jonathan Jacobs; Mary Jacobs; Joseph Jacobs and 1 other
Half brother of John Martin Frost; Rebecca Coolidge and Thomas Frost

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About George Jacobs, III

Marriage 1: 26 Dec 1701 to Hannah COUSINS, Wells, York, Maine.

Marriage 2: 24 Oct 1742 to Elizabeth Burnham, Wells, York, Maine.


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Name George Jacobs Born 29 Sep 1677 Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States Gender Male Died 21 Feb 1750 Wells, York, Maine, United States

Father George Jacobs, b. Abt 1649, Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States , d. Abt 1717, Wells, York, Maine, United States (Age ~ 68 years)

Mother Rebecca Andrews, b. 18 Apr 1646, d. Aft 1717, Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States (Age 71 years)

Married 9 Feb 1673 Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States [1]

Family 1 Hannah Thomas Cousins, b. Abt 1680, Wells, York, Maine, United States , d. Bef 1742, York Beach, York, Maine, United States (Age ~ 61 years)

Married 16 Dec 1701 Wells, York, Maine, United States [1]

Children

	1. Lydia Jacobs,   b. 11 Dec 1702,   d. Yes, date unknown
	2. Hannah Jacobs,   b. 20 Jun 1705,   d. 3 Dec 1729, , , Maine, United States   (Age 24 years)
	3. Samuel Jacobs,   b. 21 Oct 1707, York Beach, York, Maine, United States  ,   d. Yes, date unknown
	4. Jonathan Jacobs,   b. 7 Feb 1709,   d. Yes, date unknown
	5. Elizabeth Jacobs,   b. 24 Feb 1711,   d. Yes, date unknown
	6. George Jacobs,   b. 9 Nov 1718, Wells, York, Maine, United States  ,   d. Bef Nov 1781, Wells, York, Maine, United States   (Age 62 years)
	7. Priscilla Jacobs,   b. 9 Nov 1718,   d. Yes, date unknown
	8. Benjamin Jacobs,   b. 19 Jun 1720,   d. Bef Mar 1790, , , Maine, United States   (Age 69 years)
	9. John Jacobs,   b. 10 Mar 1723, Wells, York, Maine, United States  ,   d. Bef May 1780, , , Maine, United States   (Age 57 years)

Family 2 Elizabeth (Donnell)(Harris) Burnham, d. Yes, date unknown

Married 24 Mar 1742 Wells, York, Maine, United States

George Jacobs, resident of Wells, York County, Maine, after 1700, was born at Salem Village, now Danversport, September 29, 1677. In 1718 he sold to his brother John a portion of his father's estate. He married first, in Wells, December 16, 1701, Hannah Cussins, whose father Thomas was killed in an Indian attack in 1690. He married second, October 21,1742, Elizabeth (Donnell) Burnham, who received by his will, dated February 21, 1750, the use during her lifetime, of the improvements of one third of his real estate, etc., and no more. 'Items: I give and order to my daughters Lydia, wife of Joseph Stevens, Elizabeth wife of Joseph Taylor, and Pricella wife of Joshua Bartlett besides what I have already given them and not herein mentioned, 8 pounds each in lawful money of this Province to be paid them respectively by their brothers the said George, Benjamin and John (Trustees), etc., pro.April 24, 1751. 'In presence of Daniel Moulton, John Heard Bartlett and Amy X (her mark)Bumstead. Pro. 24 April 1751. Inv. 570:10:11 by Joseph Weare, Jun. Norton Woodbridge and John Perkins, appraisers. (W. A. Sargent, MaineWills, pp. 647-649.)' Children by Hannah Cussins: i. Lydia, b. 1702 ii. Hannah, b. 1705 iii. George iv. John v. Priscilla vi. Elizabeth vii. Benjamin

(From the 'Genealogy of Willard and Genevieve Wilson Bartlett')

From ' HISTORY OF YORK In 1711 Capt. Abraham Preble's fishing sloop was taken out of York Harboron the night of November 7-8 and the loss was not discovered until early the next morning. Preble called for volunteers from the townsmen, and Captain Heath In charge of the garrison detailed a sergeant and eight men to aid in its recapture. Ensign William Hilton, Edward Beale, Job Averill, George Jacobs and Thomas More of the local militia joined the troops and the whole party, numbering thirty-two men, went in two sloops in chase. After several hours they descried Preble's boat and, out sailing her, found her manned by a Frenchman and three Indians. They made them prisoners and put back to the harbor where they arrived about ten o'clock that night. A summary court martial was held by Captains Heath and Preble, at the house of Samuel Donnell, and Hilton was ordered to execute the Indians. In accordance with this they were put to death immediately that same night and their bodies thrown into the sea. Hilton took their scalps to Boston to claim bounty. It is quite probable that this mercenary performance accounts for the renewal of activities by the enemy against York, which followed in a few months. In previous wars bounties had been offered for scalps, and in this conflict the prize was forty pounds each for the scalps of Indians of any age, and it was customary for volunteers to make up parties to scout for Indians, in hope of this reward. Captain Preble was reported in February 1712 as going out with such a company, but after a week's absence he came back without booty. 318

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George Jacobs, III's Timeline

1677
September 29, 1677
Essex , Massachusetts, USA
1702
December 11, 1702
Age 25
Wells, York, ME, USA
1705
June 20, 1705
Age 27
1707
October 21, 1707
Age 30
York, York, Maine, USA
1709
February 7, 1709
Age 31
1711
February 24, 1711
Age 33
Wells, York, ME, USA
1718
November 9, 1718
Age 41
Wells, York, Maine, USA
November 9, 1718
Age 41
Wells, ME, USA
1720
June 19, 1720
Age 42
Wells, York County, Maine, United States