Biography of Jacob D. Row
Liberty, St Joseph County, IN Biographies





Jacob D. Row was born in Tuscarawas county, O., Oct. 18, 1835. His parents, David and Sarah (Allehouse) Bow, were natives of Pennsylvania. He went with his parents to Coshocton county, O, where, he grew to manhood. His educational advantages were limited to the common schools; he came to this county in May, 1861, and settled on sec. 36, in Liberty tp. This was then but a howling wilderness; the land was very heavily wooded. There were but about 4 acres cleared on the farm he purchased; he labored on in the wood with unceasing energy till Sept., 1864, when he was drafted into the army; be had not been in the military service long till he was taken sick, and was confined in the Cumberland hospital for about four months; he served about one year, and was honorably discharged; he then returned home and resumed his former occupation, clearing the land and farming. He was married June 30, 1860, to Miss Hannah Knepp, by whom he has had 6 children, 5 of whom are living, viz.: Win. C., Mary J., Martin A., Albert 0. and Clara A. Mrs. Row is a daughter of John and Mary (Price) Knepp, natives of Pennsylvania. Mr. Bow is a veterinary surgeon and horse doctor.


From:
History of St. Joseph County, Indiana
Chas. C. Chapman & Co., Publisher
Chicago 1880.


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