Jacob ROUND of Butler County, Ohio (whose descendants also used the surname ROWEN and ROWAN) was born in Germany about 1738 and married his wife (name unknown) there.His wife was not Prudence Maroe as has been claimed and posted in many trees.
"I . . . . .Hoke, bequeath". by Jean Stiger Berlekamp and Miriam Berlekamp Fankhauer, 2006, contains a summary of Jacob and his family as told by one of his grandsons.Other information also places Jacob in Westmoreland county, Pennsylvania in 1774 and 1784 and there is no record of his ever living in Philadelphia.
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