Jacob Sheets was born ca 1790, the ninth child of Jacob Shuetz and Elizabeth Butt (her one and only child) and died 1862 Augusta Co., Virginia of dropsy. Jacob was to receive 400 pounds cash from his father’s will but was disowned by his father, reason unknown and was to receive 5 pounds. Jacob’s brothers gave him 1000 dollars after their father’s death. His wife was Catherine Smith born 1791 Virginia. They were married 7-3-1810 by Reverend William King in Augusta Co., Virginia. His occupation was as a farmer. These are their children: 1.Mary Sheets born 1811 2.Henry Sheets born 1813 died 4-16-1889 3.John D. Sheets born 11-1818 4.Philip Sheets born 1820 5.Andrew Sheets born 1825 6.William P. Sheets born 1826 7.Rebecca Ann Sheets born 1827 died 9-26-1899 Virginia 8.Jacob Sheets born 1829 9.Catherine Sheets born 1830
Listed below is all I have above William and Mary's children: Rebecca J. Sheets born 1857.Husband Joseph H. Stover born 1854.Married 4-3-1881 at Ft Defiance by J.R. VanKeorma Augusta Co., Virginia.Son of Joshua A. Stover and Margaret F. Altoffer
Elizabeth M. Sheets born 1859.Husband William H.H. Grafer born 1857.Married 10-22-1885 by John W. Taylor Augusta Co., Virginia.Son of A.W. Grafer and Elizabeth Southuard
Perry M. Sheets born 4-18-1861 died 7-12-1923.Listed 1900 Augusta Co., Virginia census, single, occupation veterinary surgeon.
Sarah Bell Sheets born 1-1864 died 4-2-1882 of consumption buried Mt Pisgah Cemetery, Augusta Co., Virginia.
Fannie Sheets born 1866 - no information
Levina Francis Sheets born 1869Her husband William E. Stover born 1854 widower They were married 7-26-1888 at Mt Sidney Augusta Co., VA by Levi WengerHe was the son of John H. Stover and Margaret F. AltofferTheir children 1. N. B. Stover born 8-28-1888 Augusta Co., Virginia 2. Martha A. Sheets born 1-15-1870 (Mattie)
William David Sheets born 7-14-1873 died 4-5-1944.Wife Bessie L. Cook born 7-14-1883 died 3-22-1950.Occupation heading turner at factory.Buried Mt Pisgah Cemetery.Children had 4 children by 1910 with 3 living 1.Vivian G. Sheets b. 1903 2.Sadie Sheets born 1905 3.Lurty W. Sheets born 1907 4.Crawford Sheets
Naomi A. Maud Sheets born 8-1876.Living with brother Perry in 1900