Pastor Jacob Hershey

Male 1803 - 1883  (80 years)


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  • Name Pastor Jacob Hershey 
    Title Pastor 
    Born 09 Mar 1803 
    Gender Male 
    Died 12 Jul 1883  Paradise, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Hershey Mennonite Cemetery (Hess Meetinghouse) New Milltown, Salisbury, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I521528967  Eby/Aebi and Bernethy Family
    Last Modified 6 Jul 2014 

    Father John Hershey,   b. 21 May 1772,   d. 23 Nov 1850, Kinzers, Salisbury, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Anna Horst,   b. 03 Oct 1778,   d. 28 Aug 1861, Kinzers, Salisbury, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Family ID F9137704250  Group Sheet

    Family Elizabeth Eby,   b. 12 Jun 1807, Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 May 1897, Paradise, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 1826 
    Children 
    +1. Margaret Hershey,   b. 23 Jun 1829,   d. 14 Apr 1906  (Age 76 years)
    +2. John Eby Hershey,   b. 13 Jun 1830, Paradise, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 May 1906, Paradise, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     3. Elizabeth Hershey,   b. 08 Mar 1831,   d. 13 Feb 1916  (Age 84 years)
     4. Elias Hershey,   b. 13 Mar 1837,   d. 12 Jun 1911  (Age 74 years)
    +5. Peter Hershey,   b. 02 Aug 1839, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Dec 1922, Kinzers, Salisbury, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     6. Susanna Hershey,   b. 06 Jun 1843,   d. 19 May 1927  (Age 83 years)
     7. Jacob Menno Hershey,   b. 23 Jan 1846,   d. 06 Dec 1923  (Age 77 years)
     8. Infant Hershey,   b. 10 Nov 1851,   d. 17 Nov 1851  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 23 Jan 2008 
    Family ID F509884203  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Jul 1883 - Paradise, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Hershey Mennonite Cemetery (Hess Meetinghouse) New Milltown, Salisbury, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • From Martin Christian Eby's book written 1976:
      He was a ordained minister in the Mennonite Church.
    • HERSHEY. - On the 12th of July, in Paradise township, Lancaster county, Pa., Bro. Jacob Hershey, aged 80 years, 4 months and 3 days. Services were held at the house by Bishop Benjamin Herr and David Buckwalter in German, Amos Herr and John K. Brubaker in English. Text, 2d Timothy, 4:4-8 Bro. Hershey leaves seven children and an afflicted companion who has been confined to her bed four months. Thirty-four grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren. He was not able to attend to his ministerial duties for the last two years, although when health permitted, he filled his place and bore testimony to what had been said.

      Herald of Truth - Volume XX, Number 15 - August 1, 1883, page 237


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