Jacob Ford

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Jacob Ford, son of Col. Jacob Ford and Hannah Baldwin, was born at Morristown, Morris Co., New Jersey, 10 February 1738.1,2 He died at Morristown, 11 January 1777.3

Jacob married Theodosia Johnes, daughter of Timothy Johnes and Elizabeth Sayre, at Morristown 27 January 1762.3

Jacob left a will dated 1 July 1776, and proved 13 Nov 1777:.
Tract in Pequanock Township, called the Long Meadove, held in partnership with Moses Tuttle, and conveyed to us by my father, to be sold; also the forge at the cut lot.
Father, Jacob Ford, 200 acres in Morristown, which was conveyed to me by him 24 of March, 1762.
My mother to enjoy the use of the house where my father now lives, and the said 200 acres.
My wife, £500, and the rents of my Mount Hope estate.
Sons, Timothy, Gabriel and Jacob, to have good educations,
and my daughters, Elizabeth and Phebe, to have a good English education.
Children, Timothy, Gabriel, Jacob, Elizabeth and Phebe, the rest of my estate, as they arrive to age.
Executors—father, Jacob Ford, Esq., Rev. Timothy Johnes, Samuel Tuthill and Moses Tuttle.
My wife, daughters, and each of my sisters to have a gold "morning" ring.
Witnesses—John Lindsly, Eleazer Lindsly, Ebenezer Condict.4


Theodosia Johnes b. 13 Sep 1741, d. 31 Aug 1824
This person was last edited on29 Jul 2015


  1. [S56] First Presbyterian Church, History of the First Presbyterian Church, Morristown, N. J. Part II: The Combined Registers, from 1742 to 1885 (Morristown, New Jersey: Banner Steam Print, 1931), 2:75, further cited as First Presb. Ch., The Combined Registers.
  2. [S2030] Charles Candee Baldwin, The Baldwin Genealogy, From 1500 to 1881 (Cleveland, Ohio: Leader Printing, 1881), 496, further cited as Baldwin, Baldwin Genealogy.
  3. [S56] First Presb. Ch., The Combined Registers, 75.
  4. [S1998] William Nelson et al., editors, Calendar of New Jersey Wills, 13 vols. ([various publishers], 1901-1949), 5:184 (liber 19:413), further cited as Nelson et al., Calendar of New Jersey Wills.