Notes for Jacob Holder: Custom Field:<_FA#> Mar 1777Was obliged to leave Philadelphia (UEL) Custom Field:<_FA#> PA. Property confiscated with no compensation. Custom Field:<_FA#> See notes. Jacob served with the Buck's County Volunteers during Am. Rev. He later joined the Queen's Rangers under Simco. He was at the Battle of Yorktown and was taken prisoner when Cornwallis surrendered. Jacob served under William Thomas who was the second husband of Mary Rhoads Custer who was his grandmother.) He was once captured by rebels. He was on the Blacklist of Penn. traitors (1810) He moved to N.B. as a Loyalist on the "Grace". Although hisparents had been converted to the Moravian region, it appears that the Holders attended the Anglican Church when they lived on Long Reach. Will dated Sept. 24, 1827 In the name of God, Amen, I , Jacob Holder ser (Senior) of the Parish of Kingston and County of Kings and Province of New Brunswick, farmer, being very sick and weak in body but of perfect mind and memory thanks be given unto God, there fore calling unto mind the mortality of my body and knowing that is is Appointed for all men once to die I do make and Ordain this mylast will and testament, that is to say Principally and first of all I give and recommend My soul into the hands of God that gave it and for my body I recommend to the Earth to be Buried in a Christian like manner at the discretion of my Executors nothing doubting but at the General Resurrection I shall receive the same again by the mighty Power of God, and as touching such worldlyEstate wherewith it hath pleased God to bless me with in this life, I give divise and dispose of the same in the following manner and form: first that all my debts and funeral charges be paid and it is my will that Mary Holder my well-beloved wife shall hold possession of all my property both real and personal as long as she remains my widow or personal life... I give to my Eldest Son, Samuel, one pound I give to my Son John, five pounds I give to my SonJacob, ten pounds I give to my Daughter Mary, one Cow and a good bed and bedding and five pounds in cash, and in consideration of my son, Robert living at home and to take Care of me and his mother, I do give and will to him one hundred Acres of land on the lower side of my lot No.2 joining of No. 3 I give to my son George, ten pounds, and after the Death of my Dearly beloved wife, Mary Holder, the Property then left to be Equally divided between my Children whose names follow: Rachel More (Moore) , Martha Sleep, Jacob, Robert, Mary, and George and my Granddaughter, Sarah French, to have made good what her Mother left at her death, and I do appoint and Constitute my dearly and well-beloved wife, Mary, and my sons, Samuel and Robert, to be my sole Executors of this my last will and testament.
More About Jacob Holder: Date born 2: 15 Aug 1757, Lynn Twp.(Bethleman) Northhampton Co., PA. Burial 1: 01 Jul 1828, On his property Lot 2 Long Reach . Burial 2: 01 Jul 1828, Hazen Holder Farm, Long Reach, NB, Canada. Died 2: 29 Jun 1828, Long Reach, Kings Cty, N.B., Canada. Immigration: 1783, came as single man on board the Grace. (July fleet). Military service: Jul 1777, Served with the Bucks County Volunteers. POW after Cornwallis defeated at Yorktown.. Occupation: farmer. Property: Grant of land in Parish of Westfield.. Religion: Anglican. (parents Moravian religion). Residence: moved to farm (now known as Hazen Holder farm) upon marriage to Mary Sharp.. Unknown-Begin: 01 Jul 1828, On property owned by Charles Holder. Somewher in the pasture behind the barn, at the top of a hill. The property was granted to Samuel Sharp.. Will: 24 Sep 1827, Dated..
More About Jacob Holder and Mary Sharp: Marriage: Oct 1789, Long Reach, Kings Cty, N.B., Canada.
Marriage Notes for Jacob Holder and Mary Sharp: Custom Field:<_FA#> 19 Jun 1828Long Reach, King County, N. B., Ontario _MENDDeath of one spouse
Children of Jacob Holder and Mary Sharp are:
+Samuel Holder, b. 04 Jul 1790, d. May 1875, Holderville Cemetary, Holderville, Long Reach, NB.
Rachel Holder, b. 23 Dec 1791, d. 08 Jul 1860, West Zorra, Ontario, Canada.
John Holder, b. 01 Aug 1794, d. 1872, Long Reach, Kings Cty, N.B., Canada.