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History of Bucks County, Pennsylvania, 1887



Jacob Detweiler Biography



Jacob M. Detweiler, farmer, P. 0. Dublin, is a grandson of Peter Dotweiler, who was raised on a farm adjoining the one where Jacob M. lives, which latter place he bought after his marriage, and built the house, which is now standing there, and in which he died at the age of 76.

His wife was Hester Leatherman. Both were members of the Old Deep Run Mennonite church, at which place they are buried.

Their son, John L., was the father of Jacob. He was born, lived all his lifetime, and died In this house. He was a sober, honest, and industrious man, and was also a member of the Mennonite church, as was his wife who is living on the old place. He is buried with his parents. Their children were Peter, who lives on the adjoining farm; Annie, wife of Mahlon F. Hight in Plumstead township; and Jacob M., who was born September 25, 1848, in the house which has been his lifelong home.

Until his marriage he worked for his father, and then rented the farm, buying it from the estate after his father's death. He was married, November 26, 1871, to Mary, daughter of Joseph Moyer, of Plumstead township. She was born September 7, 1848. - They have one child, Emma, born December 28, 1872.

Mr. Detweller is a plain, straightforward man, and like all of their ancestors, both he and his wife are members of the Old Deep Run Mennonite church, and he enjoys the respect and confidence of his friends and neighbors.





Source: History of Bucks County, Pennsylvania; J.H. Battle; Warner & Co.; 1887.













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