Jacob Hedges

1733–11 March 1811 (Age 78)
Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Jacob

When Jacob Hedges was born in 1733, in Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, British Colonial America, his father, Charles Hedges, was 21 and his mother, Maria Stille, was 19. He married Catherine Justis on 3 February 1763, in Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 11 March 1811, in Waynesburg, Greene, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Hedges
Catherine Justis
Marriage: 3 February 1763
Charles Hedges
Jester HEDGES Sr.
Mary Polly Hedges

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 February 1763Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, British Colonial America
  • Children


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    World Events (4)

    Age 43
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    Age 43
    The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment
    Age 61
    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Hedge , from the plural or, with excrescent -s.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (24)

    • 1790 United States Federal Census
    • Jacob Hedge in entry for Catharine Justis, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Marriage Records, 1512-1989"
    • Family Data Collection - Deaths

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