Sunday, April 1, 2012

Jacob Confer 1824- aft1910

Tombstone for Julia Ann Wife of Jacob Confer

Jacob  Confer
Born Aug 1824 in Columbia County, Pa
Died aft 1910
 Juli Ann Martha Andes
Born Feb. 26, 1827
Died Dec. 23, 1896
buried at Katy's Churchyard, Columbia County PA

In 1900 Jacob is living with son Jefferson.
In 1910 he's living with daughter Rosanna

Linda m Welliver
Martha Jane m. Carns
Isaac 1848-1910
Roseanna 1848-1920
Franklin Pierce 4/24/1852-2/22/1939
Jefferson F. Confer 1856 – 1937
Malinda Confer 1866 – 
Philip Confer 1869- 

1850 Census
Name: Jacob Kooufer
Age: 26
Birth Year: abt 1824
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Home in 1850: Moreland, Lycoming, Pennsylvania
Gender: Male
Family Number: 1322
Household Members:
Name Age
Jacob Kooufer 26
July Ann Kooufer 23
Isaac Kooufer 3
Rosanna Kooufer 2


Name: Jacob Coonfer
Age in 1860: 35
Birth Year: abt 1825
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Home in 1860: Madison, Columbia, Pennsylvania
Gender: Male
Post Office: Jerseytown
Value of real estate: View image
Household Members:
Name Age
Jacob Coonfer 35
July A Coonfer 34
Isaac Coonfer 13
Rosanna Coonfer 11
Daniel Coonfer 8
Franklin Coonfer 7
John Coonfer 6
Henry Coonfer 4
Jefferson Coonfer 3
Peter Coonfer 7/12


Name: Jacob Koonfer
Birth Year: abt 1825
Age in 1870: 45
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Home in 1870: Madison, Columbia, Pennsylvania
Race: White
Gender: Male
Value of real estate: View image
Household Members:
Name Age
Jacob Koonfer 45
Julian Koonfer 34
Daniel Koonfer 20
Frank Koonfer 18
John Koonfer 16
Henry Koonfer 14
Jefferson Koonfer 12
Emma Koonfer 10
Mattie Koonfer 9
Lucinda Koonfer 4
Philip Koonfer 9/12


Name: Jacob Confer
Home in 1880: Madison, Columbia, Pennsylvania
Age: 64
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1816
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Relation to Head of Household: Self (Head)
Spouse's Name: Julia A. Confer
Father's birthplace: Pennsylvania
Mother's birthplace: Pennsylvania
Neighbors: View others on page
Occupation: Farmer
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Gender: Male
Household Members:
Name Age
Jacob Confer 64
Julia A. Confer 62
Phillipp Confer 9
Malinda Confer 14


Name: Jacob Confer
Home in 1900: Delaware, Northumberland, Pennsylvania
Age: 75
Birth Date: Aug 1824
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relationship to head-of-house: Father
Father's Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Mother's Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Household Members:
Name Age
Jefferson Confer 44
Harriet L Confer 44
Edwin C Confer 23
Vernie O Confer 21
Catherine E Confer 19
Dora M Confer 15
Mary G Confer 13
Bella R Confer 11
Edith P Confer 5
Miriam C Confer 1
Jacob Confer 75


Name: Jacob Confer
Age in 1910: 85
Estimated Birth Year: 1825
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Relation to Head of House: Father-in-Law
Father's Birth Place: Pennsylvania
Mother's Birth Place: Pennsylvania
Home in 1910: Derry, Montour, Pennsylvania
Marital Status: Widowed
Race: White
Gender: Male
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
Solomon Dewalt 55
Rosanna Dewalt 53
Ida Dewalt 21
Jacob Confer 85
Pennsylvania 1910 Miracode Index about Jacob Confer
Name: Jacob Confer
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
State: PA
Age: 85
Color: W;W
Enumeration District: 0047
Visit: 0052
County: Montour
Relation: Father-in-law
Other Residents:
Relation Name Age Birth Place
Head of Household Solomon Dewalt

Executors Notice - Jacob Confer
The Morning News
(Danville, Pennsylvania)

20 Nov 1916, Mon • Page 4

Notes on Jacob & Julia's children- 

Name: Rosana Amelia CONFER 
Given Name: Rosana Amelia 
Surname: Confer 
Sex: F 
Birth: 6 Apr 1847 in Madison Township, Columbia County, PA 
Death: 11 Feb 1920 in Montgomery, Lycoming County, PA 
Burial: Hendrick cemetery, Danville Pa
Hendrick cemetery listings are online, this is what i found:
DEWALT CHARLES A. 1877 1944 SON - R04/R05/R06/R07

Name: Martha Jane CONFER 
Sex: F 
ALIA: Jennie /Confair/ 
Birth: 4 MAY 1862 in Howard Township, Centre County, PA 
Death: 5 JAN 1942 in Boggs Township, Centre County, PA 
Burial: Eagle Cemetery, Liberty Township, Centre County, PA 
Note:  Martha was one of 13 children.

Commemorative Biographical Record, p. 391, from J. Marvin Lee Collection, Book 76, p. 92 (Centre County Genealogy Room, Bellefonte, PA): Martha J. Confair, born May 4, 1862, married Robert B. Lucas, a farmer and lumberman of Boggs Township, Centre County."

Nicknamed "Jennie" in the 1890 Census of Boggs Township
Burial: Eagle Cemetery, Liberty Township, Centre County, PA

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