Jacob Jackson: A Navy Man In The War Of 1812

Jacob Jackson, whose body rests near those of his wife Catharine and several of their children, was a U.S. Navy veteran of the War of 1812. He was an active supporter of Gloria Dei (Old Swedes’) Church, elected as a member of the vestry in 1842.

John E. Denike and Jacob Jackson, Jr. (1812-1866)

Conservation Assessment Name(s): Jacob Jackson, Jr. (1812-1866) and John Denike (1807-1854) Inscription: Sacred to the memory of John E Denike Born December 13th 1807 Died December 30th 1854 aged 44 years and 17 days He’s gone aloft Why should we mourn departed friends Or shake at death’s alarm? Death’s but the servant Jesus sends To call […]