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Jacob Isaacks

Jacob Isaacks[1]

Male Abt 1718 - 1798  (~ 80 years)

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  • Name Jacob Isaacks  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Born Abt 1718  New York, New York (Manhattan), NY Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5, 6
    Christened Y  [9
    Gender Male 
    Alt. Birth 1718  Newport, Newport, RI Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Military - Service to the Revolution 3 Sep 1776  Newport, Newport, RI Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Supplied 3 Four-pounders to the patriots 
    • Rsolution of the Assembly of Rhode Island adopted 3 Sept 1776:
      "It is voted and Resolved That the four Four-Pounders beloning to Mr. Henry John Overing and the three Four-Pounders belonging to Jacob Isaacks in the possession of this State, be delivered to Mr. John Smith [Deputy of the Town of Providence, for the Committee of Safety], he producing an order for the same from the aforementioned Persons, they first making Proof of their Property to the Satisfaction of Peter Phillips, Esq; and giving up the Receipts given therefor in Behalf of this State."
      Rhode Island Colonial Records, Vol. Vii, page 608.
      Ezra Stiles' Diary, Vol I. page 11.
      Ibid, Book of Miscellaneous Notes.
    Died 20 Mar 1798  Newport, Newport, RI Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5, 6, 8, 10
    Obituary 24 Mar 1798  Providence, RI Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Reference Number
    Residence Newport, Newport, RI Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Person ID I1  aojd
    Last Modified 6 Feb 2012 

    Mother Hannah Mears,   d. 1745, New York, New York (Manhattan), NY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F133  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Merchant and sometimes inventor. He worked closely with Nathan Simson. [2, 12]

  • Sources 
    1. [S285] .

    2. [S3] SECTION 3, CHAPTER 4, PG 7 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S18] 61. (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S4] PG. 190 MEARS (Reliability: 3).
      QUAY 3

    5. [S4] PG. 120 ISAACKS (ISAACS I) (Reliability: 3).
      QUAY 3

    6. [S165] ISAACKS, JACOB: VOLUME 258; SAR MEMBERSHIP NUMBER 51503 (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S293] ISAACKS, REBECCA: AGE 63, HTTP://DATA.JEWISHGEN.ORG/WCONNECT/WC.DLL?JG~JGSEARCH~MODEL2~[JOWBR]J_SC (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S165] APPLICATION OF GRABER, TOURO MORDECAI: NAT# 53661. MISSOURI SOCIETY STATE # 636. FILED 2 SEP 1936, APPROVED 29 SEP 1936. (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S639] ISAACS, JACOB - MORTUARY NOTICE: 24 MAR 1798; PG. 3. (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S286] VOLUME 4, NEWPORT COUNTY, P. 521. (Reliability: 3).
      "Isaac, Jacob at Newport, at an advanced age, a worthy member of the Jewish Society."
      Printed in the Providence Gazette, 24 Mar 1798

    11. [S3] I:7 (Reliability: 3).

    12. [S2] PART III, PG 7 (Reliability: 3).