James Martin Yeager.

An brief history of the Yeager, Buffington, Creighton, Jacobs, Lemon, Hoffman and Woodside families, and their collateral kindred of Pennsylvania online

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National Bank of Milroy and has been a trustee of the
Reedsville Methodist Episcopal church.
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NOTES BY THE WAY

Jesse ( )rin Yeager was born in Yeagertown May II,
1864. Educated in the public schools and at Dickinson
Seminary, Williamsport. Tie was connected with his father,
J. M. Yeager, in business, for many years and is now the pro-
prietor of the J. M. Yeager Company at Yeagertown. He
is a director of the Citizens National Rank in Lewistown,
of the Lewistown Foundry and Machine Co., of the Lewis-
town and Reedsville Water Co.. and the principal stock-
holder in the Yeagertown Water Power Co. and a trustee of
the Yeag-ertown Methodist Episcopal Church and of the
Young Men's Christian Association at Burnham, Pa.

The Hon. Henry W. Shoemaker of McElhattan and
Xew York, president of the Altoona Tribune Company, has
written several interesting books on "Pennsylvania Moun-
tain Stories."



Hon. Ellis Yeager (Jaeger) Myers of York, Penna.,
is distantly related to Dr. Gustav Yeager of Stuttgart, Ger-
many, who traces his branch of the Yeager family back to
1326.

Eritzi Scheff is the daughter of Dr. Yeager of Vienna.



Miss Anna Jacobs of Huntingdon, Pa., and Miss Jessie
McCartney of Altoona are great-great-granddaughters of
James Jacobs and John Lemon.

William Creighton, graduated at Trinity College, born
and died at Dublin. His two sons. John and William Creigh-
ton, moved to America.

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THE



W A Y



John has issue, viz,



f Wm. VV. Creighton,
Lewis X. Creighton,
James F. Creighton, Houston.
Texas,
{ John L. Creighton, Franklin,
Pa.,
Geo. W. Crei«hton. Altoona,
I Pa.. Gen. Supt. P. R. R
I Company.



D. C. Matter,

married
Nancy Jane Wherry,

granddaughter of John

Lemon, who was horn

March 31, 1827.



f Jane.

Allison,
I Leuemma,
1 Mary
111. Homer.
I Beulah,
I Rohert.
v. Lemon.



Samuel H Sweigard f [da May,

married | I I arris G.,

Sarah Xace, { Lilly E.,

great-great-granddaugh- j Gertrude I.,
ter of Andrew Yeager. I Dorothy D.



Miss Mahel Allison of Yeagertown and Miss Hannah
Bates of Iowa are great-great-granddaughters of the Revo-
lutionary soldier, Andrew Yeager.



George Jacobs, youngest
son of James Jacobs, the
Revolutionary Soldier,
married Jane Given in
1832. George was born
in Juniata county March
2, 1 80 1, died Jan. 17,
1 881. Jane Given born
Oct. 10, 1 8 10, died May
18, 1875. Resided at
Armstrong, Wayne
county, Ohio.



' Sarah

Alexander

James

Washington

John
^ Nancy

Elizabeth

Thomas

Franklin

Anna

Twins
I

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THE



WAY



George Row, killed by the ,
Indians near New Ber-


George
Martin


lin. Buried


at


Salem


Frederick


cemetery.




1


John
' i Frederick


Martin Row




<


2 John

3 Henry

4 Elizabeth,


son of
George




married John /
5 Deena,








married Walter








- 6 Mrs. Adam Mover








' George








John
Peter


Frederick,






Samuel


son of




'


William


Martin






Jonathan
Catherine
Elizabeth

I Polly

' Jacob


John,

son of
Martin




4


George
Peter
John
1 fenry
Henjamin
. Daniel



\urand



{ Elias
Anna
Elizabeth

Henry, Catharine

son of \ Amelia

Martin Harriet

Lydia
Sallie
Henrietta

Geo. Washington Row, Sheriff of Snyder County in
K y oi. was a lineal descendant of Martin Row, one of the
founders of the Salem "Lutheran and Reformed" church.
George Jacobs, Ward Jacobs, Misses Olive and Mildred
Jacobs of Portland. Oregon, are great-grandchildren of
James Jacobs, the Soldier of the Revolution.

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Errata



Page 32— Read Woodford for Woddford.

Page 59 — Transpose in first column "Levi T." and
"Nicholas.'"'

Page 66 — For 1775 following Andrew in first column,
read 1755.

Page 73— "Died Oct. 11, 1878" should be in first col-
umn only.

Page 106 — For son of "William of Schoharie" read
grandson.

Page 114— "I860" should read 1680.

Page 211 — Read Foreman for Foresman.

Page 257 — Omit duplicate line.

Pase 263 — Read exaltation for exultation.



"In a work of this kind it is necessary to aim at entire
accuracy, but it is folly to expect to attain it."



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