About John Jacobs, I
~• from "The Jacobs Family (of Providence) (1929) p. 35
"One of the first settlers in the Perkiomen region was John Jacob. His first purchase of 400 acres of land was deeded to him on August 13, 1704. At the time of his death he owned 700 acres located in "Van Bibber Township", as it was then called. His will is dated July 5, 1728, and was probated in Phila. on March 6, 1731. In it he mentions three children.
- John ( x - 1773) m. 9/2/1721 , Mary Hayes
- Richard ( x - 1776) m 9/24/1726 , Barbara Woodrush, widow
- Rebekha (1685 - 3/30/1762) m. July 23, 1709 at Christ Church Phila., John Newberry, ( x - April 30, 1750) Lived in Shippack