Jacob Pott


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1. Lucetta Groh

Jacob Pott 1 2

  • Born: 26 Oct 1837, , , PA 1 2 3 4
  • Marriage (1): Lucetta Groh about 1864 in , , PA
  • Died: 15 Feb 1902, , Fulton, PA, USA at age 64 1 2
  • Buried: McConnellsburg: Union Cemetery, Fulton, PA, USA 2

   Another name for Jacob was Jacob Port.3

   FamilySearch ID: L2CH-VPM.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Alt. Name: In 1870 census on FamilySearch he is indexed as Pott; on Ancestry.com it is Port. Handwriting on census appears like Pott., in 1870, in Upper Bern Twp., Berks County, PA. 4

2. Census in 1870 in Upper Bern Twp., Berks County, PA. 3 The 1870 census recorded Reuben Becher, occupation daily laborer, age 7, living with his mother, Lucetta Port, 31, who married Jacob Port, coal burner, 33, following the death of Reuben's father at the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863. Living with them was his half-brother, John Port, 6. They are living on the property of John Groh, 55, coal burner, and his wife Lydia, 54, and their children. The post office was Rehersburg.

3. Military: Sgt. In Co. H. 2nd Regiment Pennsylvania Cavalry. 1

Jacob married Lucetta Groh, daughter of John R. Groh and Lydia Feick, about 1864 in , , PA. (Lucetta Groh was born on 30 Sep 1840 in Albany Twp., Berks, PA,5 died on 29 May 1909 in Quentin, Lebanon, PA 6 7 and was buried on 2 Jun 1909 in Quentin: Bismarck Cemetery, Lebanon, PA 6.)


1 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Veterans Burial Cards, 1777-2012 (Pennsylvania Veterans Burial Cards, 1777-2012. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Bureau of Archives and History. Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Jacob Pott, b. 1837, d. 1902. Online image 415.

2 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/81137118.

3 1870 United States Census, Year: 1870; Census Place: Upper Bern, Berks, Pennsylvania; Roll: M593_1308; Page: 458B; Image: 434; Family History Library Film: 552807.

4 1870 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MZL2-JMY Jacob Pott, Pennsylvania, United States; citing p. 50, family 365, NARA microfilm publication M593, FHL microfilm 000552807.

5 Lebanon Courier Newspaper (Lebanon Borough, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania), 1 Jun 1909, page 6. Obituary of Lucetta Blattenberger.

6 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 46251. Lucetta Blottenburger. Father John Groh. Mother Lydia Fike.

7 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=132110917.

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