THE FAMILY OF DAVID FREDERICK AND FRANCES JACOBS

of Pennsylvania and Jefferson County, Ohio

David Frederick, born 1784 in Pennsylvania, son of Nicholas and Catherine Frederick, removed to the Knox Township area of Jefferson County, Ohio before 1820 where he was engaged in farming. He married Frances Jacobs born 1790 in Pennsylvania died 1861 in Jefferson County, Ohio. Since there are no marriage records for David and Frances in Jefferson County, Ohio, it is assumed that they married in Pennsylvania. David’s will is listed in Will Book #7, 1866-1873 in Jefferson County, Ohio. The will was made on April 27, 1860 and probated on November 16, 1869. Oddly, David is listed as “John” Frederick of Knox Township, although the wife and children match David Frederick. David and Frances Frederick are buried in Island Creek Cemetery, Jefferson County, Ohio.

Known children of David Frederick and Frances Jacobs:

  1. James Frederick married Ella Homer on July 2, 1863 in Jefferson County, Ohio.

  2. Nancy Frederick married James Young on March 6, 1851 in Jefferson County, Ohio.

  3. Catherine Frederick born 1818 in Jefferson County, Ohio married on March 25, 1841 in Jefferson County, Ohio Joshua Grafton born 1817. Joshua farmed in Jefferson County and the family removed to Carroll County, Fox Township, Ohio after 1850. Their children were: Loyal W. Grafton born 1842; Emery H. Grafton born 1845; Adelia Grafton born 1846; Vianna Grafton born 1848; and Francis C. Grafton born 1856.

  4. Eliza Jane Frederick born June 18, 1820 in Jefferson County, Ohio died 1898 married on June 8, 1843 in Jefferson County, Ohio William N. Ford, a farmer, born May 4, 1817 in Ohio died 1887. They are buried in Richmond Cemetery, Salem Township, Jefferson County, Ohio. Their children were: Infant Ford born 1845; Annette Ford born 1849 died 1850; Luella Ford born 1852 married Robert McNiece; Simpson S. Ford born 1854 married Cora Crawford; Franklin Ford born 1857; Anna Ford born 1860; and Homer Ford who married Emma Berry.

  5. Mary Frederick married Jacob Nessley on March 21, 1839 in Jefferson County, Ohio.

  6. Sarah Frederick born 1825 in Jefferson County, Ohio died October 3, 1870 married Richard McCullough on December 20, 1855 in Jefferson County, Ohio. Their children were: Mary Frances McCullough born October 3, 1856 married Dr. Melvin Gregg; Elizabeth Isadore McCullough born October 17, 1857 married Edwin Stanton Moore; Laura McCullough born May 4, 1861 and died in infancy; Frank E. McCullough born October 10, 1862 died September 28, 1929; and Sarah Jane McCullough born January 8, 1867 married Sylvester V. Crawford.

  7. Harriet H. Frederick born 1827 in Jefferson County, Ohio died 1911 in Jefferson County, Ohio married on June 8, 1852 in Jefferson County, Ohio Martin Luther Rinehard, a farmer, born 1824 in Ohio died 1906. Harriet and Martin Luther are buried at Richmond Cemetery, Salem Township, Jefferson County, Ohio. Their children were: Ada F. Rinehart born 1853; Ida Rinehard born 1858 died 1868 buried in Richmond Cemetery; Beecher Rinehart born 1860; and Frederick Rinehart born 1869.

  8. Franklin J. Frederick, a farmer, born January 1830 in Jefferson County, Ohio died 1909 in Jefferson County, Ohio married on February 4, 1858 in Jefferson County, Ohio Margaret M. Robertson born November 1837 in Ohio died 1928 in Jefferson County, Ohio. Franklin and Margaret are buried at Richmond Cemetery, Salem Township, Jefferson County, Ohio. Their children were: Ida F. Frederick born March 1860; Howard Frederick born 1862; Effa L. Frederick born 1865; Fred R. Frederick born 1868 in Newburg, Jefferson County, Ohio died November 27, 1884 in Salem Township, Jefferson County, Ohio and buried in Richmond Cemetery; Charles Frederick born April 1870.

  9. Lucinda M. Frederick born 1834 in Jefferson County, Ohio died 1916 in Jefferson County, Ohio married on December 31, 1857 in Jefferson County, Ohio John R. Winn, a farmer, born July 18, 1833 died 1911. Lucinda and John are buried at Island Creek Cemetery, Island Creek Township, Jefferson County, Ohio. Their children were: Charles G. Winn, a farmer, born July 1867 in Empire, Jefferson County, Ohio died February 1910 in Jefferson County, Ohio married in October 1891, had 3 children and Mary B. Winn born June 1869 in Jefferson County, Ohio married Charles W. Cooper a farmer.

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