Jacob SLUSHER was the 13th child of Capt. Christopher Slusher and his wife, Christina Gardner.Jacob born in Amwell Twp., Washington, PA 2 Jul 1807.Married Letitia Huston 30 Aug or 5 Sep 1829 in Washington Co. PA.1830 Census shows Jacob and Letitia with a daughter under 5 years (probably an infant as the census was taken less than a year after their marriage). About 1834 they sold out in PA and moved to Madison Co. IN.Letitia married again in 1839 in Johnson Co. IN bringing twin sons, Francis and Henry Slusher, with her into this marriage to William Price.
The 1840 Census, Madison Co. IN shows a Jacob Slusher with several children and a woman old enough to be his wife.Does anyone know what happened to his marriage to Letitia?Was there a divorce, or did he die and the Jacob Slusher in the 1840 Census was a different man?No Jacob Slusher appears in the 1850 Indiana Census index.