J. A. Folger

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J. A. Folger

Founder of Folger Coffee Company


    George Folger Jr.

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    • 3rd Generation — Grandfather of J. A. Folger
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    • Birth Date:
    • 16 Aug 1756 
    • Birth Location:
    • Nantucket, Nantucket Co., Massachusetts 
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    • Death Date:
    • 5 May 1809 
    • Death Location:
    • Nantucket, Nantucket Co., Massachusetts 
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    • Marriage Date:
    • 23 Jul 1778 
    • Marriage Location:
    • Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts 
    • Notes: 
    • "Born 16th day of sixth month, 1756" - The month is assumed May since a switch was made to the Gregorian calendar in 1752, but it could actually refer to July based on the old calendar. His death also assumes the Gregorian calendar was used in reference to the month.

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  • Sources for George Folger Jr.

    • 1 Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 (Online Datebase), New England Historic Genealogical Society (2001-2008), Dartmouth Marriages, Vol. 2, p. 184.
    • 2 Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 (Online Datebase), New England Historic Genealogical Society (2001-2008), Nantucket Deaths, Vol. 5, pp. 263, Death record for George Folger.
    • 3 Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 (Online Datebase), New England Historic Genealogical Society (2001-2008), Nantucket Births, Vol. 1, p. 480.
    • 5 Vital Records of Nantucket, Massachusetts to the Year 1850, Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society (1925), Nantucket Marriages, Vol. 3, p. 468, Heritage Quest (Digital Library).
    • 7 Hinchman, Lydia S., Early Settlers of Nantucket: Their Associates and Descendants, Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company (1896), 128, Google Books (Digital Library).
    • 9 Slocum, Charles Elihu, A Short History of the Slocums, Slocumbs and Slocombs of America, Syracuse, New York: Published by the Author (1882), 115.
    • 10 Starbuck, Alexander, The History of Nantucket County, Island and Town including Genealogies of First Settlers, Boston: C. E. Goodspeed and Co. (1924), 755, Ancestry.com (Online Database).