Person:Jacob Peak (2)

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Jacob Peak
  1. Cue Peak
  2. Jonathan Peak1755 -
  3. Abel Peak1756 - 1852
  4. Jacob Peak1769 - 1853
m. 14 Jan 1789
  1. James Peak1789 - 1825
  2. Elizabeth Peak1791 - Abt 1880
  3. Chloe Peak1793 -
  4. Vilotta Peak1794 - 1853
  5. Susannah Peak1796 - Aft 1853
  6. Mary Jemima Peak1798 - Aft 1860
  7. Jacob Thomas Peak, , Junior1800 - 1879
  8. Bird Peak1801 - 1892
  9. Absalom Peak1803 - 1867
  10. Rhoda Peak1805 - 1850
  11. Luke Peak1807 - 1863
  12. Westley Peak1809 - Aft 1860
  13. William Peak1812 - 1864
m. 7 Jan 1847
Facts and Events
Name[1] Jacob Peak
Gender Male
Birth? 1 Jan 1769 Henry County, Virginia
Marriage 14 Jan 1789 Franklin County, Virginiato Mary Jane Jones
Census? 1830 Anderson County, Tennessee
Census? 1840 Anderson County, Tennessee
Marriage 7 Jan 1847 Roane County, Tennesseeto Martha Robinson
Census? 1850 Anderson County, Tennessee
Death? 15 Oct 1853 Anderson County, Tennessee
Will[2]
Religion? The Baptist Church
Burial? Peak Cemetery, Anderson County, Tennessee

JACOB PEAK was born on January 1, 1769 in Henry County, Virginia. He later moved to Tennessee.

Jacob was a member of the East Fork Poplar Creek Baptist Church. He gave three acres for the church. He served as a messenger for the church to the Hiwassee United Baptist Association in 1839, 1842 and 1853. (Source: Minutes of the Hiwassee United Baptist Association, The Early Years, 1823 - 1869)

Jacob married MARY JANE JONES, the daughter of THOMAS JONES and MARY, on January 14, 1789 in Franklin County, Tennessee.

In 1791 Jacob paid personal property tax in Franklin County, Virginia.

In 1792 Jacob paid personal property tax in Montgomery County, Virginia.

In 1795 Jacob paid personal property tax in Montgomery County, Virginia.

Between 1795 and 1796, Jacob came from Virginia to near Robertsville, Tennessee on "one of the finest farms in the country". He held over 1000 acres, now the site of Oak Ridge, Tennessee. The foundations of buildings were still visible in the 1950's.

In 1796 Jacob paid personal property tax in Knox County, Tennessee.

In 1805 Jacob paid personal property tax in Anderson County, Tennessee. He owned 100 acres of land.

On September 6, 1805, Jacob Peak purchased 50 Acres on the East Fork of Poplar Creek from Edward Hawkins for $200.

The 1830 census shows Jacob living with his family in Anderson County, Tennessee.

On October 28, 1830, Jacob Peak purchased 80 Acres in W 1/2 SW Section 25, Township 15 N, Range 13 W 3 Anderson County, Tennessee.

The 1840 census shows Jacob living with his family in Anderson County, Tennessee.

The 1850 census shows Jacob living with his family in Anderson County, Tennessee.

Jacob died on October 15, 1853 in Anderson County, Tennessee. He is buried in Peak Cemetery, Anderson County, Tennessee.

References
  1. Family Bible.

    In possession of Rhoda Butler Cross, 131 East Oklahoma Street, Knoxville, Tennessee.

  2. Jacob Peak Will - Will Book 1C, 103a (Tennessee Index of Wills and Administrations Fische #6101646, LDS Valencia)