This Jacob is of the Michael SCHELL line. Michael Schell who married Magdalena HOFFMAN.This Michael's father would be Michael who married Ursula Schmidt.
The Ship Nancy Captain: William Wallace From: Rotterdam By Way of: Dover Arrival: Philadelphia, 20 Sep 1738
Aboard this ship was Michael Shole ( Scholl) Sr age 63 Michael Shole Jr age 26 Gasper Hoofman (Hoffman), age 20
His wife(Jacob's) may have been Anna Salomea Reinbold. GER>PA>VA. Montgomery Co VA, New River-RADFORD area, which was called "Horseshoe" .
Jacob's brother would be the Michael Schell who died at in 1790 in Norht Carolina.Another brother would be John Casper Schell b. NC died MO. Jabcob's stepbrothers would be John Schell and Abraham Schell.
AUGUST 19, 1756. Chalkey's Chronicles Francis Kerkley, Jacob Shell, Jacob Lingle. Christian Bingaman, John Bingaman, Henry Bingaman, added to tithables. State of VA.
As I said before, Barry, this is my theory..I put it out there for anyone to help find documentation to either support it or disprove it.I don't know why this bothers you and as you already know, I could care less.