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View Tree for Jacob AmmonJacob Ammon (b. Abt. 1705, d. date unknown)

Jacob Ammon was born Abt. 1705, and died date unknown. He married Elizabetha Dorothea.

 Includes NotesNotes for Jacob Ammon:
There is record of a Jakob Ammann (born Dec 1702, died Sept 15, 1746) and wife Elsbeth Amman n (born Feb 3, 1713, died March 29, 1772) in Switzerland. This may possible be the couple wh o came to Canada.

The name Jacob Ammon also appears on
Aug. 29, 1730. Colin Dunlap, Master, from Rotterdam, last from Cowes.

Thistle, 1730
[List 11 A] Palatines imported in the Thistle of Glasgow, Colin Dunlip, Mr, from Rott'r, bu t last from Dover p. Clearance June 19th. [Qualified Aug. 29, 1730]

List of Foreigners Imported in the Ship Thistle of Glasgow, Calvin Dunlap, Master, from Rotte rdam. Qualified Aug. 29, 1730.

Captain: Colin DunlopFrom: Rotterdam, June 1730By Way of: Dover (19 June 1730)Arrival: Phi ladelphia, 29 Aug 1730
Seventy-seven Palatines, who with their families, make about two hundred and sixty persons . A study of the individuals and families on this ship, especially those from the region of L udwigshafen a. Rhein, was made by Fritz Braun in 1730 and published in Schriften zur Wanderun gsgeschichte der Pf©Plzer Vol. 8 (1959) under the title, Auswanderer aus der Umgebung von Ludw igshafen a. Rh. auf dem Schiff "Thistle of Glasgow" 1730.

Carroll Township, situated in the Horseshoe, also known as the Great Bend of the Monongahel a River, includes the Horseshoe Bottom in which Donora is now located. There has been much co al development in this township, and along the river are many mills, principally owned by th e American Steel and Wire Company and located in Donora, which is built on the site of West C olumbia. The territory now in Carroll was formerly parts of Fallowfield and Nottingham. A ne w township was formed in 1834 and named Knox, but when the court made the decree it was chang ed to Carroll. The reason for this is not now apparent. Just who the first settlers of thi s section were we can not say, but it is known that prior to 1790 the following men lived the re: Daniel and Joseph Depue, Samuel Cole, Thomas Nichol, Jacob Stillwagon, Cornelius and Pete r Weyandt, Robert Galloway, Harmonus Cole, Andrew Platter, Thomas Shaver, John Ammon, James C oulter, Jacob Rape Jr., William VanHorn, Thomas Legg, Joseph Hall, George Grant, Samuel Baxte r, Nicholas Depue, Samuel Quimby, Martin Wirt, David Grant, Isaac Teeple, Richard and Stacy S torer, Robert and Alexander George, Conrad Ammon, Peter Castner, Daniel and James Rice, Joh n Shouse, Jacob Ammon, Samuel VanVoorhis, Gen. John Hamilton, David VanVoorhis, Vincent Colvi n, Isaac Cole, Jonathan and Daniel Hamilton, Abraham Frye Sr., Abraham Frye Jr., Frederick C ooper, Samuel Frye, Abraham Brokaw, and many others.

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Record Change: December 18, 2002

Children of Jacob Ammon and Elizabetha Dorothea are:
  1. +Rosannah (Rosina) (Rosena) Ammon, b. 1738, Shenandoah, Ca, d. date unknown.
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