Biography of John Jaques
Orange County, NY Biographies





JOHN JAQUES, who founded what is now known as the Brotherhood Wine Company. at Washingtonville, came from New Jersey with his mother when a boy, locating in Washingtonville in 1812. He established the first grape vineyard in Orange County in 1839, and began the manufacture of pure wines. In 1858 his three sons. John, Orin and Charles, purchased the business from their father and continued it as partners until 1868, when John died. The two remaining brothers, conducted it until 1885, when Orin died, and a year later Charles disposed of it to Mr. Emerson, the present proprietor. Charles has since lived in retirement on the old homestead in the center of the village, and although in his eighty fourth year, is actively interested in the affairs of the village. He has been an elder of the Presbyterian Church since 1878.

From:
The History of Orange County New York
Edited by: Russel Headley
Van Deusen and Elms, Publishers
Middletown, N. Y. 1908


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