Jacob Deem Sr
b. 9 April 1764, d. after June 1850
|Father*||Johannes Adam Diehm b. 8 May 1707, d. 8 Mar 1802|
|Mother*||Anna Christine Laudenclos b. 27 Apr 1724, d. c 1797|
Jacob Deem Sr|b. 9 Apr 1764\nd. a Jun 1850|p20.htm|Johannes Adam Diehm|b. 8 May 1707\nd. 8 Mar 1802|p3.htm|Anna Christine Laudenclos|b. 27 Apr 1724\nd. c 1797|p6.htm|Hans Valentine (Velton) Diehm|b. 7 Nov 1678\nd. 2 Jan 1743|p1.htm|Eva Diehm|b. 10 Mar 1678\nd. 25 Feb 1749|p2.htm|Leonhard Laudenclos|b. Sep 1672\nd. 4 Aug 1738|p7.htm|Anna B. Yoinigh|b. 1 Apr 1685\nd. 11 Sep 1735|p8.htm|
Johannes Diehm USA
|Birth*||Jacob Deem Sr was born on 9 April 1764 at Frederick County, MD; census records say he was born in PA. and military records say MD.1|
|Military*||Joined the military on 1 May 1781 at Westmoreland County, PA; at the time of the Revolutionary War, Jacob Sr. was residing at home with his father in Fayette County Pa. He enlisted in the Pennsylvania Militia as ensign under Captains Pigman and Felty and Colonel Cook. His commissin as ensign at age 17 was signed by Governor Mifflin of PA. |
He also was a scout in the Indian War.
Jacob appears in the DAR Patriot Index - Centennial Edition as having served as an Ensign in the Pennsylvania Militia.2
|Note*||He and Mark Deem went in October 1786 at Pike Run Township, Washington County, PA.|
|Marriage*||He married Eva Ann Cox, daughter of Michael Cox Sr and Elizabeth Desloch, circa 1787 at PA.|
|Census||Jacob Deem Sr and Eva Ann Cox appeared on the census of 1790 at Luzerne Township, Fayette County, PA; Jacob Deem Head of Household. Free white males of sixteen years & upwards, including heads of families 1. Free white males under sixteen years 1. Free white females including heads of families 2.3|
|Note||Jacob Deem Sr came to Wood County, (W.) Va., from Brownsville (Red Stone), Fayette County PA. with his brother, Adam Deem Sr. in 1796.|
|Note||He and his brother Adam Deem, served on a commission appointed by the County Court to view and mark a road from "Lee's Ripple" at the mouth of Lee's Run, just above Newark, to the mouth of Goose Creek, Adam Deem's home. after 1796.|
|Residence*||He lived between 1796 and 1850 at Chesterville, Wood County, (W)VA.|
|Note||He is listed on the tithables tax list. in 1797 at Wood County, (W)VA.|
|(listed in) Will||Listed in the will of Johannes Adam Diehm on 30 August 1797 at Fayette County, PA.4|
|Note||Jacob Deem Sr took deed to 100 acres, recorded in Wood County Deed book 2, page 202. This land was on the waters of Little Tygart Creek, and here he built his cabin where Chesterville now stands. Jacob lived on his home place until his death. on 6 June 1804.|
|Census*||He and Eva Ann Cox appeared on the census of 1810 at New Point, Wood County, (W)VA; Jacob Deem Head, Free White Males Under ten 3, Free White Males ten thru fifteen 1, Free White Males sixteen thru twentyfive 4, Free White Males fortyfive and over 1, Free White Females Under ten 2, Free White Females ten thru fifteen 1, Free White Females twentysix thru fortyfour 1.5|
|Census||Jacob Deem Sr and Eva Ann Cox appeared on the census of 1820 at Wood County, (W)VA; Jacob Deem head of house. Free white males of ten and under sixteen 2, Free white males of sixteen and under twenty-six, including heads of families 2, Free white males of forty five and upwards, including heads of families 1, Free white females of sixteen and under twenty-six, including heads of families 3, Free white females of forty five and upwards, including heads of families 1.6|
|Census||Jacob Deem Sr and Eva Ann Cox appeared on the census of 1830 at Wood County, (W)VA; Jacob Deem head of the house. Male children under five years of age 1, males fifteen and under twenty 2, males sixty and under seventy 1, females of ten and under fifteen 1, females fifteen and under twenty 1, females sixty and under seventy 1.7|
|Military||In 1834 at Wood County, (W)VA; applied for a military pension at the Wood County Courthouse but it was denied. His claims were supported by Thomas Pribble, Hiram Pribble and his brother Adam Deem.|
|Note||Jacob Deem Sr I, Jacob Deem of the county of Wood nearly 70 years of age do hereby certify and depose that my brother Adam Deem, who made application to the county court of Wood do certify his dexlaration to the War Department to claim a pension at tern 1833 is my elder brother that at the time he enlisted we were both at home with our father John Deem in Fayette Co. Pennslyvania, that I was personally knowing to his enlistment and that he was in the service of the United States six months, that we have ever since lived in ________________? and our families never further than 20 or 30 miles apart, and I never heard it doubted or even questioned but Adam my brother a foresaid was a revolutionary soldier. Given under my hand this 17th Feb. 1834. on 17 February 1834.|
|Census||He and Eva Ann Cox appeared on the census of 1840 at Wood County, (W)VA; Jacob Deem head of house. Male ten and under fifteen 1, male seventy and under eighty 1, females under five 1, females five and under ten 1, females seventy and under eighty 1. Number of persons in each family employed in Agriculture 3, Deaf and Dumb, Blind,|
and Insane Colored Persons, Included in the foregoing Insane and idiots at
public charge 1.8
|Census||Jacob Deem Sr and Eva Ann Cox appeared on the census of 1850 at District 65, Wood County, (W)VA; Jacob Deem 85 farmer, Eva Deem 83.1|
|Headstone*||Headstone Jacob Deem sr Ensign Continental Line 1764-1850 after June 1850 at Mt Zion Cemetery, Chesterville, Wood County, WV.|
|Burial*||Jacob Deem Sr was buried after June 1850 at Mt. Zion Cemetery, Chesterville, Wood County, WV.|
|Death*||He died after June 1850 at Chesterville, Wood County, WV.|
|Eva Ann Cox b. 1767, d. before 1860|
|Last Edited||7 Sep 2011|
- [S12] 1850 Census Wood County (W)VA District 65.
- [S54] Military Record.
- [S35] 1790 Census Fayette County PA Luzerne Township.
- [S77] Will of Johannes Adam Deem Aug 30 1797.
- [S37] 1810 Census Wood County (W)VA New Point.
- [S39] 1820 Census Wood County (W)VA.
- [S83] 1830 Census Wood County (W)VA.
- [S40] 1840 Census Wood County (W)VA.