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Jacob Delawter



A brief quotation concerning Jacob Delawter, from Centennial Portraits and Biographical Records Montgomery Co. Ohio, page 1131.

"Jacob Delawter was a native of Maryland of German descent, came to Montgomery Co. Ohio 1821, bought 180 acres in the woods and converted it into a fine farm. His children were named" Alpheus, Ezra, Rebecca, Mary A., Catherine, David, Sarah A., Jacob, Jonas, Lewis and Elizabeth.

Mr. Delawter was for a long time crier at public auctions, was full of wit, and was known through the country as 'Uncle Jake.' He died at the age of 83 years, was a member and trustee of the Lutheran Church."

He is buried in Germantown Cemetery, Germantown, Ohio


Jacob Delawter b 20 Aug 1794 d 17 July 1877 Jackson Twp Montgomery Co OH m 31 Aug 185 Sarahann Brown (b 21 June 1797 d 22 Nov 1880)

Children of Jacob Delawter and Sarahann Brown:

Alpheus "Alphaes" Delawter b 26 April 1816 d 28 Aug 1872 bur Pipe Creek Falls IN m by Thomas Winters Montgomery co. Ohio 13 Oct 1839 Mary Rhodes (b 22 May 1821 d 16 July 1883)

Ezra Delawter b 16 April 1818 d 2 April 1878 m by The Rev Thomas Winters 1 Jan 1846 Sophia Heck (b 7 Oct 1817 d 20 Sept 1904 d/o Jacob & Elizabeth Heck)

Rebecca Delawter b 18 Sept 1819 m 2 Feb 1837 William Kaylor (s/o John Kaylor b Rockingham Co. VA 1808 d 1876)

Mary Ann Delawter b 21 May 1821 d 15 May 1893 m by George Long 26 May 1842 Daniel Hoops (b 24 Aug 1817 s/o Evan & Susanna Sheets Hoops)

Catherine Delawter 14 April 1823 m 16 Sept 1841 John Stiver

Jacob Delawter b 3 March 1825 d 22 July 1830

Sarah Ann Delawter b 27 Jan 1827 d 19 March 1881 buried Germantown Cem Ohio m 8 Jan 1846 Michael Keister (Civil War Nov 1861 - 7 Dec 1864 Nashville TN s/o Geo & Elizabeth Hetzler Keister b 2 June 1823 d 28 Nov 1916)

Jonas Delawter b 18 Feb 1829 d 17 July 1830

David Delawter b 23 Jan 1831 m 19 Oct 1853 Hannah Stoner (d/o The Rev? & Sarah Kline Stoner)

Lewis Delawter b 5 July 1835 m (1) 20 Sept 1856 Susan Lefever; m (2) 5 Dec 1876 by E.C. Chapman, MG., Melissa Mills

Elizabeth Delawter b 13 Feb 1838 m Ezra Felker



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