Jacob Hedges

Male1733–11 March 1811

Brief Life History of Jacob

When Jacob Hedges was born in 1733, in Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, United States, 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, United States. 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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Jacob Hedges
Catherine Justis
Marriage: 3 February 1763
Charles Hedges
Jester HEDGES Sr.
Mary Polly Hedges

Sources (24)

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

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  • Marriage
    3 February 1763Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (6)

    1754 · French and Indian War in Delaware

    Age 21

    From 1754-1763, the French and Indian War took place. The fighting that took place in the area of Delaware was in the upper Delaware River Valley. The Delaware Indians claimed independence from the Iroquois who allied with Britain. In 1755, Delaware attacked the Moravian settlement and Brodhead residence.

    1764 · Western Boundary Surveyed

    Age 31

    In 1764, Charles Mason and Jeremiah Dixon surveyed the western boundary of Delaware. This became part of the Mason-Dixon Line.


    Age 43

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

    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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