Jacob Ernst Pence

(31 March 1778 - 11 May 1835)

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Relationship4th great-grandfather of The 3 Tracys
Family Group:Corkum
Trees14 Generations of Our Ancestors
Our Corkum Family Pedigree
Descent from Peter H. Gorkum - c. 1550

Some Background

Jacob Ernst Pence was also known as Jacob Ernst Pentz. Various sources spell the surname as "Pentz". But the entries in the Jacob Ernst Pence family bible render the name as "Pence"; all of the entries appear to be entered at the same time, all by the same hand; the first is for the marriage of Jacob E. Pence and Susannah Crosby March 20 1797 in Boston and with the last entry in that hand beign for the birth of Richard --?-- Pence dated Nov. 23, 1834.1
FatherConrad Pence (c. 1741 - 5 May 1801)
MotherBarbara Elizabeth PrIeper (c. 1753 - 15 Nov 1827)

Birth - Marriage - Death

GroomJacob Ernst Pence married Susannah Crosby.
ChildHe was born on 31 March 1778, in Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia.
GroomHe married Anna Maria Sophia Corkum, daughter of Georg Heinrich Gorckum and Elizabeth Collicut, on 16 January 1817 in Chester, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia, Canada. Jacob was a widower.2
DeceasedHe died on 11 May 1835 in Hants Corner, Nova Scotia, at the age of 57.

Children with Susannah Crosby:

Children with Anna Maria Sophia Corkum:

Sources - Citations

  1. [S962] Carole Pence-Garron, “My Family,” Photocopies of 2 pages from Family Bible of Jacob Ernst Pence, Carole's Kinsfolk: ( http://www.webination.com/carole's_site ); Accessed: Jan 2017, surname spelled Pence.
  2. [S947] Don Shankle, Compiler, Lunenburg County Births, Marriages and Deaths from Primary Sources, online at: http://rootsweb.ancestry.com/~canns/lunenburg/bmd.html; (Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia GenWeb Site), accessed Jan 2017, names and date; from: St Stephen's Anglican Church, Chester.
Last Edited8 Dec 2017

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