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Archives & Manuscripts

Jacob Decou family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-026
This collection includes miscellaneous papers of the Decow family, including wills, financial papers, personal correspondence, and legal documents. Notable among these is the daily journal of Isaac Decow, the son of Jacob Decou.

Dates

  • 1724-1830

Creator

Restrictions on Access

This collection is available for research use.

Extent

.1 Linear Feet (.1 linear feet (11 folders.))

Biographical / Historical

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.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

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

Creator

Description rules
Archives, Personal Papers, and Manuscripts (APPM)

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