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Jacob Strong  Jacob Strong[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7]
Male 1799 - 1872

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  • Birth  9 Oct 1799  Yorktown,York,Pennsylvania,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Christened  16 Nov 1800  Canadochly Union Church, Lower Windsor Township, York, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [13, 14
    Gender  Male 
    Occupation  Salt Lake City,Salt Lake,Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Farmer, Laborer 
    Died  18 Feb 1872  Salt Lake City,Salt Lake,Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [12, 15, 16, 17
    Buried  20 Feb 1872  Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [18
    Person ID  I1  Jacob Strong and Sarah Hill
    Last Modified  23 May 2013 
     
    Father  James Strong, Jr.,   b. 11 Feb 1765, Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1837, Brush Valley Township, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Maria Catherine Hauer,   b. 17 Apr 1775, Fredericksburg, Lancaster (now Lebanon), Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1 Oct 1852, Pine Township, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1793  ,York, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F3  Group Sheet
     
    Family 1  Sarah Hill,   b. 1 Sep 1806, Little York,York,Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 May 1884, Salt Lake City,Salt Lake,Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [19
    Married  28 Feb 1822  Strongstown, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [20, 21
    Notes 
    • MARRIAGE: See FHL film 0539076. [22]
    Children 
     1. Sarah Strong,   b. 5 Dec 1822, Strongstown, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Sep 1896, Monitor, Marion, Oregon, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Susan Strong,   b. 3 May 1825, Strongstown, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jul 1856, Union, Salt Lake, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. William Strong,   b. 30 Oct 1827, Strongstown, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1888, Salt Lake City,Salt Lake,Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Lucinda Strong,   b. 15 Oct 1831, Strongstown, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1837, Strongstown, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. John Alburt Strong,   b. 7 Dec 1838, Strongstown, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1846, Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. James Thomas Strong,   b. 2 Sep 1841, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jan 1912, Salt Lake City,Salt Lake,Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Hyrum Strong,   b. 28 Sep 1845, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Aug 1911, Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F1  Group Sheet
     
    Family 2  Alice Fish,   b. 16 Apr 1829, Over Darwen, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1924, North Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  5 Mar 1857  Endowment House,Salt Lake City,Salt Lake,Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [23, 24
    Notes 
    • SEALING TO HUSBAND: Jacob Strong stood as proxy while Alice was sealed to her first husband, William Walsh. Jacob and Alice were then sealed for time only on 5 March 1857.
    Children 
     1. Lucinda Strong,   b. 10 Mar 1859, Salt Lake City,Salt Lake,Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Dec 1932, North Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. William Jacob Strong,   b. 13 Aug 1863, Salt Lake City,Salt Lake,Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Oct 1903, Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Alma Ether Strong,   b. 19 Jan 1869, Salt Lake City,Salt Lake,Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1929, Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F2  Group Sheet
     
  • Event Map
    Event
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 16 Nov 1800 - Canadochly Union Church, Lower Windsor Township, York, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 28 Feb 1822 - Strongstown, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 20 Feb 1872 - Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Jacob and Sarah Hill Strong
    Jacob and Sarah Hill Strong
    Jacob and Sarah were married in Strongstown, Indiana County, PA where they joined the Mormon church. They moved to Nauvoo in 1840. In 1846 they emigrated west with the Mormon pioneers in the Silas Richards Company to Salt Lake.
    Jacob Strong
    Jacob Strong
    Preserving Our Ancestors Float - 2004 Pioneer Parade
    Preserving Our Ancestors Float - 2004 Pioneer Parade
    The float features a large photo of Jacob and Sarah Strong on the front. Ancestors are being "preserved" in giant mason jars.
     
    Headstones
    Jacob Strong & Sarah Hill
    Jacob Strong & Sarah Hill
    Status: Located. Located in Salt Lake City Cemetery (Sexton's record F-11-14)
    Faith in Every Footstep
    Faith in Every Footstep
    Status: Located. Faith in Every Footstep plaques honor the pioneers who crossed the plains by foot.
     
    Histories Why Jacob Went West
    Taken from a play called "Why Jacob Went West," written by Marty and Wayne Strong.
    Jacob Strong - Testimony
    Told by Arlie Campbell quoting a letter from John Walsh.
    Jacob and Sarah Strong - Life Sketch
    Describes the talents, personalities and creativity of Jacob and Sarah.
    Jacob and Sarah Strong's Home in Nauvoo
    Two deeds in Nauvoo that involved Jacob Strong
     
    Videos Preserving Our Ancestors Float
    KSL Coverage of the 2004 Float featuring a large photo of Jacob and Sarah Strong.
     
  • Notes 
    • ORDINANCES: Jacob was rebaptized on 2 Jun 1849 and 2 June 1850. Sealing to parents also listed as 15 Sep 1927 SLAKE.

      ORDINANCE WORK: Jacob was baptized in the Mississippi River in 1841 for two cousins who cannot be identified with surety: "Elizabeth Keeth (Kuffer) and John Keeth (Kuffer)." Source: Nauvoo Baptismal Records of the Dead, Book A94.
      He was also baptized for Grandfather Shults, Barbary Kitch (an aunt), Grandfather Howard, Henry Shults (brother-in-law), Francis Strong (an uncle) Philip Strong (an uncle), and Sarah Strong (his sister)

      PRIESTHOOD: Jacob was a seventy when he received his endowments, according to the Nauvoo Temple Records. According the NAUVOO: EARLY MORMON...SERIES 1839-1846 by Lyman Platt, Copyright 1913, he was a member of the Nauvoo 2nd Ward. He served in the Twenty-ninth Quorum of the Seventy.

      NAUVOO PROPERTY: Jacob owned a lot in Nauvoo on Block 30, Lot 2. He owned as well 10 acres at T7 R8 Sec 32 NW/4. He was a member of the Nauvoo 2nd Ward. This information was acquired by family members visiting Old Nauvoo. He emigrated to Utah with the Silas Richard Company in October 1849.

      OCCUPATION: Laborer in 1850, according to the Utah Federal Census; Year: 1851. The same source states he had a household of four and a real wealth of $200. According to the Utah Federal Census of 1870, he had a household of
      seven and a real wealth of $500 and a personal wealth of $100.

      SECOND ANOINTING: James T. Strong stood in as proxy in the Salt Lake Temple on 14 February 1905 as this was completed. John Winder officiated. Recorded in the Personal Family Record of James T. Strong.

      PATRIARCHAL BLESSING: Given 15 June 1852 in Salt Lake City by Patriarch John Smith. Recorded in Patriarchal Blessings, Vol. 12, page 152, No. 356.

      BURIAL: Plot F, Block 11, Lot 14.

      HISTORY: Moved 1819-1820 to Indiana County.
      9 Sept 1839 moved to Nauvoo, arriving 18 March 1840
      8 May 1846 left Nauvoo
      October 1849 arrived in Utah. Eventually lived in the 10th Ward on 8th East and the corner of 4th South.
     
  • Sources 
    1. [S14] Family Records.
      This Family Group Sheet of Jacob Strong/Sarah originally submitted by Harriet Strong Speirs. She noted that her information came from Church and Family records and Patriarchal Blessings and the "Early Church Information Files."

    2. [S15] Information noted was verified and documented by Bud Strong and Judy Fitzjerald.

    3. [S16] Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 1830-1848.

    4. [S17] THE DESCENDANTS OF JACOB STRONG.

    5. [S18] 1870 U.S. Census.
      For Salt Lake County, Utah, USA.

    6. [S19] Tenth Ward Records, Liberty Stake, Salt Lake City, 1851-1941., FHL film no. 26642, Items 1-4...

    7. [S20] Nauvoo Records on early settlers.
      Sources: 1)Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register, 1845-1846. 2) Nauvoo: Early Mormon....Series 1839-46. Platt, Lyman. 1980. 3) Utah Federal Census; Year: 1851-1870. 5) Mormons and their Neighbors. Wiggins, Marvin. 6) Nauvoo Social History Project. Smith, James. 7) Nauvoo City Taxes; Year: 1841, 1842. 8) Part Hancock County Taxes; Year: 1842. 9) Nauvoo Federal Census; Year: 1842.

    8. [S1] Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register, 1845-1846, Book L, p. 235.

    9. [S2] PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH, p. 1194.

    10. [S3] Temple Records Index Bureau, Index card to Nauvoo Temple Records, No. 2773, Book B, Page 361.

    11. [S4] 1851 Salt Lake City Census, FHL 979.225 X2P1, p. 104..
      Age 51 in 1851 according to Census.

    12. [S5] Family Bible of William Strong, born in 1827 to Jacob and Sarah Hill Strong..

    13. [S6] Canadochly Church. Births, Baptisms, Marriages, and Deaths, 1755-1873. Luther, FHL film 481787., p. 23.
      Also FHL film 20498, Item 5, p. 23, no. 453 and film 20350, Item 6.

    14. [S7] York County, Pennsylvania, Church Records of the 18th Century., FHL Call no. 974.841; K2b; vol 3, p 124..

    15. [S8] Salt Lake City Death Records, FHL film no. 6098, pt. 1-no. 5062, p. 127..
      Also FHL film 982294, p. 127.

    16. [S9] Obituary, pg. 1-2..
      Please see web tag.

    17. [S10] Salt Lake City Cemetery Records to 1909.
      Notes death date as 18 Jan 1872.

    18. [S11] Salt Lake City Cemetery Records, FHL 979.225/Sl v22a, p. 1426.
      Burial Plot F, Block 11, Lot 14.

    19. [S14] Family Records, No. 2795, Book B, p. 362..
      This Family Group Sheet of Jacob Strong/Sarah originally submitted by Harriet Strong Speirs. She noted that her information came from Church and Family records and Patriarchal Blessings and the "Early Church Information Files."

    20. [S825] Marriage Index File, 1769-1884, FHL film 0539076, Item 3.

    21. [S23] Genealogical Collection of Indiana County, Pennsylvania, FHL film 517260.

    22. [S21] Temple Records Index Bureau, Nauvoo Temple Records.

    23. [S32] Endowment House Records, No. 568, Book "C" Sealing, pg. 92..

    24. [S153] Temple Records Index Bureau, Endowment House, Book B, No. 2911, pg. 119.
      Source for Marriage and Sealing information.

  

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