Jacob Abell was b abt 1812 NY.Parents were born NY according to census records.He married 1. Hannah Miller abt 1841.She died befire 1859 Children were Nathan b 1838 NY, Edgar b 1842 NY, Debbie b 1854 IL. Jacob married 2. Druscilla Howland Smith abt 1859 IL, former wife of Willard Smith. Jacob and Druscilla had a son Jacob R Abell, and a daughter b 1864, Anne.. I am looking for corrections or additions on this data.Did Jacob Abell have a sister Jemima b about 1822 NY?I have a Jemima ???? who married a Benjamin Tripp in NY and they went to La Salle Co IL by 1850.She married Thompson Avery in 1862 and they went to Benton Co IA. On the 1880 Benton Co IA Census, she is a widow living next to John Abell and Druscilla.Trying to confirm whether John was a brother or other relationship???Please reply by e-mail also as I do not always check the boards right away.