Jacob Vosbugh b. 19 Feb. 1784(ts) or ca 1782 (War of 1812 Pension File)b. Conn., parentage unknown. Died 26 Sept. 1856 (ts) Monticello, Otsego Co., NY (a hamlet bordering Richfield Springs, Otsego Co., NY) He married (1) Catherine Near ca 1807 and they had two children: Elizabeth who m. Leonard Webb by 1824 and migrated to Lake Co., Ill; George B (Bartholomew?) b 1811 who m. Louisa Jane Wilkinsin. He died Herkimer Co., NY 1885. Jacob m (2) Phebe/Betsey Acres b. 2 Jan. 1786 ps. Mass near Boston or Vermont, the dau. of George and Margaret Elliot Acres. Jacob and Phebe had 6 children. I descendfrom Alonzo Emerson 1819 Herkimer Co., d. 1894 Utica, Oneida Co., m. Lucinda Getman. Seeking Jacob's parentage. My family has not been able to prove this for over 50 years of searching. Possible that his father is Richard (Dirk) and Margarita Ryan Vosburgh but not enough hard evidence.