Thursday, March 8, 2012

Jacob Sulouff 1818-1885

Jacob Sulouff
Died: March 7 1885
married
Lydia Burns
daughter of Henry & Lydia (Grimm/Krimm) Burns
Born: 1827
Died: 1907

Children:
Infant Sulouff  1849 – 1849
John Edmund 'Ed' Sulouff  1850 – 1935
Sarah Josephine Sulouff 1853 – 1885
Mary Elizabeth Sulouff 1855 –
Henry Albert Sulouff 1857 – 1860
Oliver Burns Sulouff 1862 – 1947
Jacob Elmer Sulouff 1865 – 1865
Tobias Sulouff 1866 – 1866

Occupation: Shoemaker


1818
Born 27 Mar
Milford Twp. (then Mifflin) PA

1848 - Age: 30
Marriage to Lydia Burns
Jacob and Lydia (Burns) Sulouff were married in Zion Lutheran, Sunbury, by Lydia's uncle, Rev. Peter Born, professor at Missionary Institute (now Susquehanna Univ.), Selinsgrove PA.

1850 Census  - Age 32
Name: Jacob Sulouff
Age: 30
Birth Year: abt 1820
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Home in 1850: Fayette, Juniata, Pennsylvania
Gender: Male
Family Number: 1867
Household Members:
Name Age
Jacob Sulouff 30
Lydia Sulouff 22
Jno Sulouff 0
Jane Dill 8

1860 - Age 40
1860 United States Federal Census about Jacob Suloff
Name: Jacob Suloff
Age in 1860: 41
Birth Year: abt 1819
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Home in 1860: Delaware, Juniata, Pennsylvania
Gender: Male
Post Office: Thompsontown
Jacob 41
Lydia 30
John E. 10
Sarah J. 7
Mary C. 5
Hannah A. 3

There is no record, that I can find, of Jacob serving in the civil war.  He would have been in his early 40s.

I have been unable to locate Jacob & Lydia in the 1870 census.  There are two other Jacobs in the same area, around the same age, at this time, both in the census: 
Jacob born Dec 11 1821,  son of David & Catherine (Kepner) Sulouff, married Keziah Kiser
Jacob  born July 1823, son of Jacob & Eve (Thomas) Sulouff was married to Mary Catherine Brackbill.  
John, David & Jacob were brothers, making all 3 of these Jacobs grandsons of Johannes Zulauff 

1872 -Age: 54
Tax List
Monroe Twp, Snyder County, Pa
1 cow value 15, Shoemaker value yearly income $50.


1875 - Age: 57
Tax List

Fayette Township, Juniata, Pennsylvania


I've circled the names of J. Sulouff, & J. Burns, on this map.  Sulouff is to the right of Burns.
From Nelson R. Sulouff - "An 1877 Atlas of Perry, Juniata, & Mifflin Counties of Pa shows a property labelled "J. Suloff" about 300 rods southeast of Cocolamus and about 250 rods east of a property marked "J. Burns" known to be the home of Jacobs father in law John Burns. The property is located on the north side of the road near a sharp S Curve which is a featre of the highway still easily located in 1993. It lies immediately east of a small brook which runs south into a creek which parallels the highway on the south side." The business directory in this same atlas lists Jacob as a shoemaker on 16 acres.

1880 Census - age 62
Name: Jacob Sulouff
Age: 62
Birth Year: abt 1818
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Home in 1880: Fayette, Juniata, Pennsylvania
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Self (Head)
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Lydia Sulouff
Father's Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Mother's Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Neighbors: View others on page
Occupation: Shoe Maker
Household Members:
Name Age
Jacob Sulouff 62
Lydia Sulouff 52
Sarah J. Sulouff 24
O. B. Sulouff 18
Sallie J. Sulouff 9
Harry A. Zerler 2
Ida E. Zerler 2


1885 - Age 66 
Death 7 Mar
Cocolamus (Juniata) PA

Burial
East Salem: Otterbein? Cem. (Juniata) PA

1907  - Lydia Dies

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