- Marriage (1): Elizabeth Nace
- Marriage (2): Maria Wirt in 1806
- Died: 1843
Jacob was wuite prominent in the borough of Hanover for a great many years. He was a merchant and farmer, and kept a public house which was long known as the "stage office", now the "Central Hotel".
He was the first president of the Maryland Line Turnpike Company, and was active in organizing the Hanover Savings Bank, of which he became president in 1835, abd served with great acceptance for a number of years. 1
Jacob married Elizabeth Nace.
Jacob next married Maria Wirt, daughter of Christian Wirt and Eve Catherine Gelwicks, in 1806. (Maria Wirt was born on 19 Sep 1787 in Hanover, Heidelberg Township, York County, Pennsylvania and died on 28 Aug 1865 in Hanover, Heidelberg Township, York County, Pennsylvania.)