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Jacob Smith (Jakob Schmidt)

Because Jacob Smith was German-speaking it is improbable that there were ever any traditional records other than those appearing in family Bibles, and those commenced with Jacob himself. He, along with many other German settlers in North-western New Jersey, was a supporter of the British out of gratitude for having been granted refuge from religious …

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Jacob Smith

In 1788 Jacob and Elizabeth and their thirteen children came here to Quebec, as it was still known. They did not come alone.

During the revolutionary war, their eldest daughter Anne had married a dashing young sergeant in the New Jersey Volunteers. His name was Christopher Huffman. Jacob and Elizabeth’s second child, Lewis had …

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