Jabez Botsford
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Jabez Kent Botsford (1812 - 1887)

Jabez Kent Botsford
Born in Newtown, Fairfield, Connecticut, United Statesmap
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Died in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 14 Nov 2021
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Jabez is listed as one of the nine founders of Northwestern University of Evanston IL in 1851. He was a successful hardware merchant in Chicago and a Vice President of Merchants Bank of Chicago.


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Wikipedia: Northwestern University founders. 1850 US Federal Census. 1860 US Federal Census. 1870 US Federal Census. 1880 US Federal Census. Ancestry family trees. Cook County ILDeath Index1837-1883. Holbrook, Stewart H. The Yankee Exodus, New York NY: The MacMillan Co., 1950. P. 71

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