Second Generation


3. Jacob's X Jacob Wilklow was born in 1764 in New Paltz, Ulster Co., NY. He was baptized on 26 May 1765 at New Paltz Reformed Church in New Paltz, Ulster Co., NY. He died before 1859.

Jacob served three separate times in the Revolutionary War. The first time was only for one month. The second time was for nine months in 1780 and the last time was for eight months in 1781. In all the tours of duty, Jacob never left Ulster County. Jacob, with many others, bought the school lot in Lloyd in 1804.

Jacob Wilklow and Elizabeth Hood were married about 1784. Elizabeth Hood died between 1795 and 1799.

Jacob Wilklow and Elizabeth Hood had the following children:

+20i.Mary Ann Wilklow.
21ii.Anna Wilklow was born in July 1788 in New Paltz, Ulster Co., NY. She was baptized on 17 August 1788 at New Paltz Reformed Church in New Paltz, Ulster Co., NY. She died on 12 December 1858 in Rochester, Ulster Co., NY. Anna never married.
+22iii.Sarah Wilklow.
23iv.William Wilklow was born on 20 February 1793 in New Paltz, Ulster Co., NY. He was baptized on 16 June 1793 at New Paltz Reformed Church in New Paltz, Ulster Co., NY. Enlisted in the Army on 4 May 1812 for five years. He is listed as 5'4" with gray eyes, brown hair and dark complexion. Captured at Queenstown on 8 Oct. 1812. He is on parole on 25 March 1813 in Charlestown. In Sacketts Harbor in Feb. 1815. In the 5th US Infantry in Detroit in late 1815 and early 1816. Appointed Corporal 17 Feb. 1816. Discharged 4 May 1817.

Enlisted in the Army as a Sergeant in Co. G, 3rd US Infantry on 2 Feb. 1819 in Cincinnati. Ohio for 5 years. Is described as having blue eyes, brown hair and light complexion.

Re-enlisted 4 Nov. 1823 and is decribed as 5'6". Re-enlisted again on 22 Oct. 1828 and is described as 5'6" with gray eyes, brown hair and ruddy complexion. Re-enlisted 24 Aug. 1833 at Ft. Jesup in Co. D, 3rd US Infantry for another 3 years. Again listed as 5'6", gray eyes, brown hair and ruddy complexion.

Did another re-enlistment on 1 July 1836 at Camp Lebine in Co. D. 3rd US Infantry. Did his final re-enlistment on 1 May 1839 at Ft. Jesup in Co. D, 5th US Infantry for 5 years. Again he is described as 5'6" with gray eyes, brown hair and ruddy complexion. Discharged 19 May 1840 at Jefferson Barracks, MO as a Private.

24v.Lourence Wilklow was born on 13 July 1795 in New Paltz, Ulster Co., NY. He died before 1810.

Jacob Wilklow and Margaret Harris were married after 1796. Margaret Harris was born (date unknown). A possible father of Margaret is Isaac Harris who died Aug. 1, 1825 in Utica (according to the Poughkeepsie Journal). He was described as of Poughkeepsie.

Jacob Wilklow and Margaret Harris had the following children:

+25i.John Waldron Wilklow.
+26ii.Daniel Wilklow.
27iii.Elizabeth Wilklow was born on 17 December 1802 in New Paltz, Ulster Co., NY. She was baptized on 24 April 1803 at New Paltz Reformed Church in New Paltz, Ulster Co., NY. In the Geneva Gazette of 10 Oct. 1827 is a marriage notice of Stephen Hollarday to Betsey Wilkalaw in Benton, Yates Co., NY. Betsey MAY be this Elizabeth but no proof is known.
+28iv.Abraham H. Wilklow.
+29v.Frederick Wilklow.
+30vi.Lawrence Wilklow.
+31vii.Peter Wilklow.
+32viii.Francis H. Wilklow.

Census records (from New Paltz, NY)
1790 1m(under 16), 1m(over 16), 3f
1800 3m(under 10), 1m(26-44), 1f(under 10), 1f(26-44)
1810 4m(under 10), 1m(10-15), 1m(16-25), 1m(45 & over), 1f(under 10), 1f(16-25)