Jacob Andrew May, 18461919 (aged 72 years)

Jacob Andrew May Tombstone
Name
Jacob Andrew /May/
Given names
Jacob Andrew
Surname
May
Birth
Source: Find A Grave
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Birth of a sister
about 1851 (aged 4 years)
Death of a father
Source: Find A Grave
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Burial of a father
Source: Find A Grave
Citation details: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVLM-HJCG : 13 December 2015)
Text:

Name: George M. May
Maiden Name:
Event Type: Burial
Event Date: 1857
Event Place: Rensselaer, Jasper, Indiana, United States of America
Photograph Included: Y
Birth Date: Jul 1809
Death Date: 30 Mar 1857
Affiliate Record Identifier: 84789166
Cemetery: Welsh Cemetery

Citing this Record:
"Find A Grave Index," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVLM-HJCG : 13 December 2015), George M. May, 1857; Burial, Rensselaer, Jasper, Indiana, United States of America, Welsh Cemetery; citing record ID 84789166, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com.

Census
Citation details: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M4NB-N3H : 30 December 2015)
Text:

Name: Jacob May
Titles and Terms:
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1860
Event Place: Jordan Township, Jasper, Indiana, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 14
Race: White
Race (Original): White
Occupation:
Birth Year (Estimated): 1846
Birthplace: Virginia
Page: 52
Household ID: 365
Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
Affiliate Publication Number: M653
Affiliate Film Number: 268
GS Film Number: 803268
Digital Folder Number: 005165838
Image Number: 00482

Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Mary May F 48 Virginia
John May M 22 Virginia
Robert May M 20 Virginia
Jacob May M 14 Virginia
Sarah May F 9 Virginia

Citing this Record:
"United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M4NB-N3H : 30 December 2015), Jacob May in entry for Mary May, 1860.

Military
Civil War
about 1863 (aged 16 years)
Source: Find A Grave
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Text:

He was a veteran of the Civil War
Co. B, 11 U.S. Inf.
Jacob was captured by the Confederates and imprisoned in Andersonville Prison.

Source: Obituary
Citation details: Published in the Rensselaer Republican on Monday evening, March 10, 1919
Text:

He was a veteran of the Civil war and was a prisoner in Libby prison with the Late Captain J.M. Wasson of this city

Death of a mother
Source: Find A Grave
Citation details: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVLM-HJCT : 11 July 2016)
Burial of a mother
Source: Find A Grave
Citation details: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVLM-HJCT : 11 July 2016)
Text:

Name: Mary Yeager May
Maiden Name: Yeager
Event Type: Burial
Event Date: 1866
Event Place: Rensselaer, Jasper, Indiana, United States of America
Photograph Included: Y
Birth Date: 19 Jun 1811
Death Date: 22 Sep 1866
Affiliate Record Identifier: 84789236
Cemetery: Welsh Cemetery

Citing this Record:
"Find A Grave Index," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVLM-HJCT : 11 July 2016), Mary Yeager May, 1866; Burial, Rensselaer, Jasper, Indiana, United States of America, Welsh Cemetery; citing record ID 84789236, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com.

Marriage
Source: Find A Grave
Citation details: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVKB-8VF5 : 11 July 2016)
Birth of a son
1869 (aged 22 years)
Source: Find A Grave
Citation details: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVLM-HJC2 : 13 December 2015)
Birth of a son
1872 (aged 25 years)
Source: Find A Grave
Citation details: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVLM-HJCL : 13 December 2015)
Death of a son
1872 (aged 25 years)
Source: Find A Grave
Citation details: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVLM-HJCL : 13 December 2015)
Birth of a daughter
1872 (aged 25 years)
Source: Find A Grave
Citation details: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVLM-HJCP : 13 December 2015)
Birth of a son
Source: Find A Grave
Citation details: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVKB-8VFL : 13 December 2015)
Census
Citation details: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MH9Z-GF3 : 11 August 2016)
Text:

Name: Jacob A May
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1880
Event Place: Carpenter, Jasper, Indiana, United States
District: ED 65
Gender: Male
Age: 33
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Race (Original): W
Occupation: Farmer
Relationship to Head of Household: Self
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Self
Birth Year (Estimated): 1847
Birthplace: Virginia, United States
Father's Birthplace: Virginia, United States
Mother's Birthplace: Virginia, United States
Note:
Sheet Letter: A
Sheet Number: 336
Sheet Number and Letter: 336A
Household ID: 6217885
Person Number: 0
Volume: 1
Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
Affiliate Publication Number: T9
Affiliate Film Number: 0286
GS Film Number: 1254286
Digital Folder Number: 005157828
Image Number: 00677

Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Jacob A May Self M 33 Virginia, United States
Elizabeth A May Wife F 31 Virginia, United States
Ellwood C May Son M 10 Indiana, United States
Jessie May Other F 7 Indiana, United States
Claud May Other M 4 Indiana, United States

Citing this Record:
"United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MH9Z-GF3 : 11 August 2016), Jacob A May, Carpenter, Jasper, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district ED 65, sheet 336A, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 0286; FHL microfilm 1,254,286.

Birth of a son
Citation details: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MM1P-GJ4 : 20 January 2015)
Citation details: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KZKY-6GV : 12 December 2014)
Note: Bertrand May's tombstone states he was born in 1883.
Death of a son
1885 (aged 38 years)
Source: Find A Grave
Citation details: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVLM-HJC2 : 13 December 2015)
Death of a daughter
1885 (aged 38 years)
Source: Find A Grave
Citation details: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVLM-HJCP : 13 December 2015)
Census
Citation details: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MM1P-GJ7 : 20 January 2015)
Text:

Name: Jacob A May
Titles and Terms:
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1900
Event Place: Carpenter Township (excl. Remmington town), Jasper, Indiana, United States
District: 12
Gender: Male
Age: 54
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Race (Original): W
Relationship to Head of Household: Head
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Head
Number of Living Children:
Years Married: 30
Birth Date: Aug 1846
Birthplace: West Virginia
Marriage Year (Estimated): 1870
Immigration Year:
Father's Birthplace: West Virginia
Mother's Birthplace: West Virginia
Mother of how many children:
Sheet Number and Letter: 10B
Household ID: 211
Line Number: 71
Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
Affiliate Publication Number: T623
GS Film Number: 1240379
Digital Folder Number: 004118628
Image Number: 00258

Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Jacob A May Head M 54 West Virginia
Elizabeth A May Wife F 52 West Virginia
Bertrand May Son M 18 Indiana
Elizabeth Pray Servant F 13 Illinois
Lenard Cross Servant M 19 Indiana

Citing this Record:
"United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MM1P-GJ7 : 20 January 2015), Jacob A May, Carpenter Township (excl. Remmington town), Jasper, Indiana, United States; citing sheet 10B, family 211, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,240,379.

Marriage of a son
Source: Find A Grave
Citation details: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV27-RXQ9 : 11 July 2016)
Census
Citation details: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MKPQ-1WS : 29 October 2015)
Text:

Name: Jacob A May
Titles and Terms:
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1910
Event Place: Carpenter, Jasper, Indiana, United States
District: ED 16
Gender: Male
Age: 63
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Race (Original): White
Relationship to Head of Household: Head
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Head
Birth Year (Estimated): 1847
Birthplace: Indiana
Immigration Year:
Father's Birthplace: West Virginia
Mother's Birthplace: West Virginia
Sheet Letter: B
Sheet Number: 8
Sheet Number and Letter: 8B
Household ID: 127
Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
Affiliate Publication Number: T624
Affiliate Film Number: 357
GS Film Number: 1374370
Digital Folder Number: 004971215
Image Number: 00644

Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Jacob A May Head M 63 Indiana
Elizabeth A May Wife F 61 West Virginia
Harmon Ravenscroft Father-in-law M 88 West Virginia
Mary C Ravenscroft Mother-in-law F 87 West Virginia

Citing this Record:
"United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MKPQ-1WS : 29 October 2015), Jacob A May, Carpenter, Jasper, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 16, sheet 8B, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,374,370.

Death
Source: Find A Grave
Citation details: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVKB-8VNS : 13 December 2015)
Source: Obituary
Citation details: Published in the Rensselaer Republican on Monday evening, March 10, 1919
Text:

Rensselaer Republican
Mon. Eve., 10 Mar 1919, pg. 1, col. 3

Civil War Veteran Called

Jacob A. May, an uncle of County Treasurer Charles V. May, died very suddenly at his home in Remington Sunday, just after he had partaken of a very hearty dinner.

The deceased is survived by his wife and two sons, Claude and Bert May. He was a veteran of the Civil war and was a prisoner in Libby prison with the Late Captain J.M. Wasson of this city. He was seventy-two years of age.

Burial
Source: Find A Grave
Citation details: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVKB-8VNS : 13 December 2015)
Text:

Name: Jacob Andrew May
Maiden Name:
Event Type: Burial
Event Date: 1919
Event Place: Remington, Jasper, Indiana, United States of America
Photograph Included: Y
Birth Date: 23 Aug 1846
Death Date: 09 Mar 1919
Affiliate Record Identifier: 58456331
Cemetery: Remington Cemetery

Citing this Record:
"Find A Grave Index," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVKB-8VNS : 13 December 2015), Jacob Andrew May, 1919; Burial, Remington, Jasper, Indiana, United States of America, Remington Cemetery; citing record ID 58456331, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com.

Family with parents
father
George M. May
18091857
Birth: July 1809 Greenbrier County, West Virginia
Death: March 30, 1857Jasper County, Indiana
mother
Mary "Polly" Yeager May
18111866
Birth: June 19, 1811 49 43 Virginia
Death: September 22, 1866Jasper County, Indiana
Marriage MarriageAugust 25, 1828Pocahontas County, West Virginia
11 years
elder brother
1838
Birth: about 1838 28 26 West Virginia
Death:
3 years
elder brother
1840
Birth: about 1840 30 28 West Virginia
Death:
7 years
himself
Jacob Andrew May Tombstone
18461919
Birth: August 23, 1846 37 35 Virginia
Death: March 9, 1919Remington, Jasper County, Indiana
5 years
younger sister
1851
Birth: about 1851 41 39 West Virginia
Death:
Family with Elizabeth Ann Ravenscroft
himself
Jacob Andrew May Tombstone
18461919
Birth: August 23, 1846 37 35 Virginia
Death: March 9, 1919Remington, Jasper County, Indiana
wife
Elizabeth Ann Ravenscroft May Tombstone
18481938
Birth: August 28, 1848 25 24 Near New Creek Station, New Creek, Hampshire County, Virginia
Death: June 5, 1938Remington, Jasper County, Indiana
Marriage MarriageDecember 3, 1868
13 months
son
18691885
Birth: 1869 22 20 Indiana
Death: 1885
4 years
son
18721872
Birth: 1872 25 23 Indiana
Death: 1872Indiana
1 year
daughter
18721885
Birth: 1872 25 23 Indiana
Death: 1885Indiana
4 years
son
18761929
Birth: May 4, 1876 29 27 Jasper County, Indiana
Death: December 3, 1929Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana
6 years
son
Bertrand May Tombstone
18821964
Birth: June 29, 1882 35 33 Indiana
Death: May 8, 1964Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana
Birth
Source: Find A Grave
Citation details: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVKB-8VNS : 13 December 2015)
Census
Citation details: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M4NB-N3H : 30 December 2015)
Text:

Name: Jacob May
Titles and Terms:
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1860
Event Place: Jordan Township, Jasper, Indiana, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 14
Race: White
Race (Original): White
Occupation:
Birth Year (Estimated): 1846
Birthplace: Virginia
Page: 52
Household ID: 365
Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
Affiliate Publication Number: M653
Affiliate Film Number: 268
GS Film Number: 803268
Digital Folder Number: 005165838
Image Number: 00482

Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Mary May F 48 Virginia
John May M 22 Virginia
Robert May M 20 Virginia
Jacob May M 14 Virginia
Sarah May F 9 Virginia

Citing this Record:
"United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M4NB-N3H : 30 December 2015), Jacob May in entry for Mary May, 1860.

Military
Source: Find A Grave
Citation details: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVKB-8VNS : 13 December 2015)
Text:

He was a veteran of the Civil War
Co. B, 11 U.S. Inf.
Jacob was captured by the Confederates and imprisoned in Andersonville Prison.

Source: Obituary
Citation details: Published in the Rensselaer Republican on Monday evening, March 10, 1919
Text:

He was a veteran of the Civil war and was a prisoner in Libby prison with the Late Captain J.M. Wasson of this city

Marriage
Source: Find A Grave
Citation details: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVKB-8VF5 : 11 July 2016)
Census
Citation details: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MH9Z-GF3 : 11 August 2016)
Text:

Name: Jacob A May
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1880
Event Place: Carpenter, Jasper, Indiana, United States
District: ED 65
Gender: Male
Age: 33
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Race (Original): W
Occupation: Farmer
Relationship to Head of Household: Self
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Self
Birth Year (Estimated): 1847
Birthplace: Virginia, United States
Father's Birthplace: Virginia, United States
Mother's Birthplace: Virginia, United States
Note:
Sheet Letter: A
Sheet Number: 336
Sheet Number and Letter: 336A
Household ID: 6217885
Person Number: 0
Volume: 1
Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
Affiliate Publication Number: T9
Affiliate Film Number: 0286
GS Film Number: 1254286
Digital Folder Number: 005157828
Image Number: 00677

Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Jacob A May Self M 33 Virginia, United States
Elizabeth A May Wife F 31 Virginia, United States
Ellwood C May Son M 10 Indiana, United States
Jessie May Other F 7 Indiana, United States
Claud May Other M 4 Indiana, United States

Citing this Record:
"United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MH9Z-GF3 : 11 August 2016), Jacob A May, Carpenter, Jasper, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district ED 65, sheet 336A, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 0286; FHL microfilm 1,254,286.

Census
Citation details: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MM1P-GJ7 : 20 January 2015)
Text:

Name: Jacob A May
Titles and Terms:
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1900
Event Place: Carpenter Township (excl. Remmington town), Jasper, Indiana, United States
District: 12
Gender: Male
Age: 54
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Race (Original): W
Relationship to Head of Household: Head
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Head
Number of Living Children:
Years Married: 30
Birth Date: Aug 1846
Birthplace: West Virginia
Marriage Year (Estimated): 1870
Immigration Year:
Father's Birthplace: West Virginia
Mother's Birthplace: West Virginia
Mother of how many children:
Sheet Number and Letter: 10B
Household ID: 211
Line Number: 71
Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
Affiliate Publication Number: T623
GS Film Number: 1240379
Digital Folder Number: 004118628
Image Number: 00258

Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Jacob A May Head M 54 West Virginia
Elizabeth A May Wife F 52 West Virginia
Bertrand May Son M 18 Indiana
Elizabeth Pray Servant F 13 Illinois
Lenard Cross Servant M 19 Indiana

Citing this Record:
"United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MM1P-GJ7 : 20 January 2015), Jacob A May, Carpenter Township (excl. Remmington town), Jasper, Indiana, United States; citing sheet 10B, family 211, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,240,379.

Census
Citation details: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MKPQ-1WS : 29 October 2015)
Text:

Name: Jacob A May
Titles and Terms:
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1910
Event Place: Carpenter, Jasper, Indiana, United States
District: ED 16
Gender: Male
Age: 63
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Race (Original): White
Relationship to Head of Household: Head
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Head
Birth Year (Estimated): 1847
Birthplace: Indiana
Immigration Year:
Father's Birthplace: West Virginia
Mother's Birthplace: West Virginia
Sheet Letter: B
Sheet Number: 8
Sheet Number and Letter: 8B
Household ID: 127
Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
Affiliate Publication Number: T624
Affiliate Film Number: 357
GS Film Number: 1374370
Digital Folder Number: 004971215
Image Number: 00644

Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Jacob A May Head M 63 Indiana
Elizabeth A May Wife F 61 West Virginia
Harmon Ravenscroft Father-in-law M 88 West Virginia
Mary C Ravenscroft Mother-in-law F 87 West Virginia

Citing this Record:
"United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MKPQ-1WS : 29 October 2015), Jacob A May, Carpenter, Jasper, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 16, sheet 8B, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,374,370.

Death
Source: Find A Grave
Citation details: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVKB-8VNS : 13 December 2015)
Source: Obituary
Citation details: Published in the Rensselaer Republican on Monday evening, March 10, 1919
Text:

Rensselaer Republican
Mon. Eve., 10 Mar 1919, pg. 1, col. 3

Civil War Veteran Called

Jacob A. May, an uncle of County Treasurer Charles V. May, died very suddenly at his home in Remington Sunday, just after he had partaken of a very hearty dinner.

The deceased is survived by his wife and two sons, Claude and Bert May. He was a veteran of the Civil war and was a prisoner in Libby prison with the Late Captain J.M. Wasson of this city. He was seventy-two years of age.

Burial
Source: Find A Grave
Citation details: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVKB-8VNS : 13 December 2015)
Text:

Name: Jacob Andrew May
Maiden Name:
Event Type: Burial
Event Date: 1919
Event Place: Remington, Jasper, Indiana, United States of America
Photograph Included: Y
Birth Date: 23 Aug 1846
Death Date: 09 Mar 1919
Affiliate Record Identifier: 58456331
Cemetery: Remington Cemetery

Citing this Record:
"Find A Grave Index," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVKB-8VNS : 13 December 2015), Jacob Andrew May, 1919; Burial, Remington, Jasper, Indiana, United States of America, Remington Cemetery; citing record ID 58456331, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com.