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- 9th Great-grandfather of Kyra Sedgwick — 12th Generation
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- Birth Date:
- ABT 1612
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- 19 Aug 1692
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- Salem, Essex, Massachusetts
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- Mary -----
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- BEF 12 Jan 1673
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George Jacobs Jr. (Ahnentafel No:1316 )
George Jacobs was executed on Gallows Hill in Salem, Massachusetts, during the Salem Witch Trials in 1692. His son George Jacobs Jr., his daughter-in-law Rebecca Andrews, and his granddaughter Margaret Jacobs were all accused of witchcraft, however only George Jacobs Sr. was executed.
George Jacobs may have been the son of George and Priscilla Jacob of Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, England.
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Sources for George Jacobs
- 1 New England Ancestors Magazine, 2008, Vol. 9, No. 2, p. 25.
- 2 The American Genealogist, 1945, Vol. 22, Page 208.
- 3 The American Genealogist, 1982, Vol. 58, pp. 65-76.
- 4 The American Genealogist, 2004, Vol. 79, pp. 3-12.
- 5 Roberts, Gary Boyd, "#88 Royal Descents, Notable Kin, and Printed Sources Additions to Ancestors of American Presidents, 2009 Edition", www.americanancestors.org/additions-to-ancestors-of-american-presidents, (accessed 10/24/2014).
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