Noted events in his life were:
• Census, 1870, Iowa, Wayne County, Corydon Township, Corydon Post Office, Image 24 of 35. Age 59 yrs., selling farm implements.
Jacob married Wealtha Glenn on 22 Jan 1833 in Gallia, Ohio. (Wealtha Glenn was born on 3 Sep 1813 in Raccoon, Callia County, Ohio, died on 19 May 1857 in Corydon, Wayne County, Iowa and was buried in Greer Cemetery, Clinton, Wayne County, Iowa.)
Jacob next married Fanny Frances Randle on 21 Jan 1859 in Iowa. (Fanny Frances Randle was born on 29 Jan 1837 in Nuneaton, Warwisks, England and died on 26 Apr 1905 in Lemonville, Putnam County, Missouri.)