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Jacob Ernst Pentz (1778 - 1835)

Mr. Jacob Ernst Pentz aka Pence
Born in Chester, Lunenburg, Nova Scotiamap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 30 Mar 1797 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USAmap
Husband of — married 16 Jan 1817 in St Stephen Anglican Church, Chester, Lunenburg, Nova Scotiamap
Descendants descendants
Died at age 57 in Hants, Nova Scotiamap
Profile last modified | Created 24 Sep 2009
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Born 31 Mar 1778 in Chester, Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia, Canada.[1][2]

Jacob married Anne Corkum 16 Jan 1817 in Chester, Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia.[3][4][5] He had signed a Marriage Bond on the day of the marriage, co-signed by John Pence. [6]

He was constable for Windsor Road and Hammonds Plains, NS.


  1. Chester, Nova Scotia, Town Records, Record Type: microfilm. MG4, Vol. 13. Nova Scotia Public Archives and Records Management, Halifax, Nova Scotia.
  2. An alternate birthdate sometimes given is December 10, 1795, in Lahave Getsons Cove, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada.
  3. Marriages, 'Corkum' at So. Shore Gen. Society, Box 901, Lunenburg, NS, Canada.
  4. FamilySearch Records of the Town of Chester. "Jacob Earnest Pence, and Ann Gorkum were Legally Joined in Marriage on the Sixteenth day of January, One thousand, Eight hundred and Seventeen, By License. By the Revd. Charles Inglis, Rector of St. Stephen's Parish. Recorded Jany. 21st, 1817. Jno. E. Pence, Town Clerk." (Image 20)
  5. FamilySearch Records of St. Stephen's Anglican Church, Chester. "1817. January 16. By Rev. Charles Ingles, Rector, Jacob Ernst Pence, Widower, of Sackville, Co. of Halifax, and Ann Corkum, Spinster, of St. Stephen's, Chester. Licence. In presence of James Walker; Jno. E. Pence." (Image 135)
  6. FamilySearch Nova Scotia Marriage Bonds (Image 154)


  • Research on by Jamie Swindells. OneWorldTree. Record for Jacob Pence, The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA
  • Research by Marsha Auger.

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