Dear Faye, I am a descendant of Mahala and Jacob Mead. Jacob was born 22-Sept-1824. many researchers are trying to locate the birth place. he died 21-oct- 1891 in waverly ny. buried in Forrest Home Cemetery in waverly. he married Mahala 18-may-1847 in Ludlowville ny. Mahala was born 16-sep1827 in vetteren Ny died 17-dec-1909 in st.paul minn buried in Forrest Home Cemetery in waverly Ny. Jacob Mead was in the 143rd reg. co.b in the civil war. they had four children. Joseph Married Georgianna Knapp Benjamin S. this is my line married Ophelia Webb Emeline married a whitney or whitley Anna died young from burns
Benjamin had two children Arad Jacob and Bernice they moved to Hornell ny.
reply to this message if you need further information. Not much is known on jacob's parents.