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Jacob Decou family papers


Held at: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College [Contact Us]500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania 19081

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The son of Isaac and Susanna Ashton Decou, Jacob Decou was born in 1668 in England. In 1699 he married Elizabeth Newbold in a Quaker ceremony and settled in Mansfield, Burlington County, N.J. Jacob Decow died in 1735.

Source of acquisition--Willis H. Satterthwaite. Method of acquisition--Gift of; Date of acquisition--1975.

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