Lanier, Hankins, Hopkins & Taylor Families

Job WEEKS
(1755-1841)

 

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Spouses/Children:

1. Unknown

2. Mary

Job WEEKS
  • Born: 8 May 1755, Gloucester County, New Jersey 1916
  • Marriage (1): Unknown
  • Marriage (2): Mary on 30 April 1826 in Pope County, Illinois 1915
  • Died: 15 January 1841, Pope County, Illinois at age 85
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  More Information:

Residence: 1755 - abt. 1785, Gloucester County, New Jersey. 1916 Job was born in Gloucester County. He was living there when he entered the service during the Revolutionary War and continued to live there for about three years after the war.

Revolutionary War Military Service: Job enlisted in Oct, 1776 in Gloucester County, New Jersey under Colonel Richart Westcott or Malcoat and in the company of Captain Arthur Westcott. He re-enlisted in July, 1777 in Gloucester County, New Jersey under Captain Witherby in the Regiment of Colonel Taylor.

According to Job's pension application: "This was about the time the British left Long Island and marched through N. York, Jersey and toward the Deleware River. We proceeded first near to Mount Holly where we joined the main army under Washington, who continued his march to Philadelphia. In a short time after

His pension was approved and certificate issued 10 Jan 1839. 1917

Residence: ca 1786, Salem County, New Jersey. 1917 Job moved to Salem County about 3 years after the Revolutionary War. It is unclear how long he stayed in Salem County before moving on to Ohio County, Virginia.

Residence: Ohio County, Virginia. 1917 At some point (at least 3 years after the Revolution), Job moved to Ohio County, Virginia [which is now the area made up of Hancock, Brooke, Ohio & Marshall Counties in West Virginia.]. It is unclear how long he lived here before moving on to Warren County, Ohio.

1810 United States Federal Census, Job Weeks household, Ohio County, Virginia 1918: Job lived in the Township of Elizabeth. His household consisted of 1 m 16-25 [James], 1 m >45 [Job], 1 f 10-15, 1 f 26-44. That seems to indicate at least one daughter, possibly two. If the females are two daughters then Job's wife would have been deceased by 1810. Job was 55 in 1810.

Residence: Warren County, Ohio. 1917 Job moved to Warren County from Ohio County, Virginia sometime after 1810.

Residence: Falls of the Ohio, Clarksville, Clark County, Indiana. 1917 Job moved to Clarksville after leaving Warren County, Ohio. It is unclear when he lived here but probably moved on to Livingston County, Kentucky by about 1817.

Residence: Livingston County, Kentucky. 1917 According to his pension application, Job had been living in Livingston County since about 1817.

Tax List: 1820 1825, Livingston County, Kentucky. Job appears on these tax lists but he is not listed as owning any property in either of those years.

1840 United States Federal Census, Sarah Hankins household, Pope County, Illinois: Job is almost certainly the 80-90 year old male listed in the household of his granddaughter, Sarah Weeks Hankins. Records in Job's estate show that Sarah had been carrying for him prior to his death in 1841.

Probate: 2 Mar 1841 - John H. Smith was named administrator of Job's estate in Pope County, Illinois. Smith along with James P. Crawford were bonded for $120. 1919


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Job married.


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Job next married Mary on 30 April 1826 in Pope County, Illinois.1915




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