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Jacques in Brownsville, Pa.

Question by mullenpm

I need information on the family of my 2d-ggrandmother, Amanda Melvina Jacques. She was born in Brownsville, Pa. on July 11, 1811, the daughter of John Jacques. Her mother's surname, I believe to be Hampton. I do not have a given name. Amanda had two sisters: Esther and Catherine.

Amanda married Matthias M. Hook; she died in Indianapolis, Ind. on August 12, 1896.

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on 2011-08-04 11:20:44

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by poorone on 2011-08-08 00:07:32

Your family is on the 1870 census in Indiana.

Mathias M..............61 born Ohio (attorney at Law)
Amanada............... 59 Ohio
Louiza................ 19 Indiana
Melvina............... 12

On familysearch.org

there is a marriage of John Ladd and Ellen McIntosh. 30 Aug.1882
Brides parents are listed as Mathias M. Hook, Amanda Jacques

there is a marriage of Mathias M. Hook, 12 May 1832, Clermount, Ohio,
to Amanda M. Gagness ???? (these records are indexed and this may be the name they could see?


in 1860 cenus. for Shelby, Indiana. Mathias is 51, it states here that he was born in MD.???

On new.familysearch

Esther Jacques 1787-1889
Catherine " 1809-1890

It also mentions here that Amanda is buried in New Palestine Cemetery, Handock, Indiana.

If you send me a private message than I can email you a contact email of somone that is working on your line.

I suggest looking further on familysearch.org

also look on rootsweb to see if anyone is working on your line, but check their sources of info.

best wishes in your research.

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