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||JACOB DERRY born 7 March, 1795 in VA/PA, died 2 November, 1877 in LaGrange, Lewis Co, MO. Jacob married RACHEL BRIGHT in 1816. Rachel was born 7 January, 1797 in Virginia, and died in 1860, in Lima Twp., Adams Co., Illinois She is buried at the Tioga Cemetery in Lima.|
1850 Census - Lima twp., Adams Co., ILL
9 West, Range 2 North - Value of livestock = $50.00
Jacob Derry -
one male 70-80 yrs.
one female 50-60 yrs.
one male 20-30 yrs.
one male 10-20 yrs.
Negroes and Mulattoes = 4
Militia = 2
1870 Census - LaGrange, Lewis Co., MO
DERRY, Jacob - age 74 - born in PA - laborer
Married at age 21 yrs. old
Can't read or write (Line 2 pg 679A)
SLATER, Frank - age 26 - Cooper H of H - b-PA
Elizabeth - age 24 - b. IL
Louisa - age 4 - b. IL
Samuel - age 2 - b. IL
Note: An older generation of the Derry's also carried the names of Phillip, Basil, Carlisle, Barbara and Rhoda. They lived in Elwood, Madison County, Indiana.
Children of Jacob and Rachel are:
Philip Derry, b. 1817, d. 1853 in Oregon. He married Cynthia Pribble.
Basil Derry, b. 1820. d. 1899. Married Sarah Slater who died in 1851 (two of their sons also died in '51), he then married Fredericka Christena Weidenhamer.
Carlisle Derry, b. 1822.
Margaret Derry, b. 1824.
Mary Jane Derry, b. 1827.
Jerimiah Derry, b. 1829.
Barbara Derry, b. 1832.
Rhoda Derry, b. 1834.
James McCann Derry, b. 1835. d. 1923.
LaGrange, Lewis Co, MO.
Headstone and final resting place of Jacob Derry. Photos are courtesy of: Andy Slater. Joan Brown Derry forwarded them to me 15 February 2003.
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