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Jacob C. Thompson, 1830 - 1892 was born in Livingston County, New York and enlisted at Buffalo, NY, in Co. A, 116th New York Infantry, in August, 1862. He enlisted enough recruits to entitle him to a commission as 1st Lt. By September, 1862, he resigned his commission and received an honorable discharge. He had nine children, six with Julia, his other wife is unknown at this time. At the time of his death, nine of his children were still living. Elizabeth, Etta, Ellsworth, Alice, Charles, Gertrude, Bertha, Edna, and James. He later moved to West Millgrove in Wood County, Ohio where he lived on E. Sandusky St. Jacob originally settled in Wood County in 1845. He also served as trustee, or clerk, of Jerry City in 1892. He served as Commander of the Bonson Post, G.A.R. No. 85, during the year of 1889. He was also a pastor. Jacob and his wife are buried in Riverview Cemetery, in West Millgrove. He married Julia in 1867.
Contibuted by:James Thompson