dear Gloria, I live on Hobbs road in Princeton ma. Down the road from where Jacob and Sally Sawin lived. I have found their tombstones off Beaman road. their son George Wwas burried there in june 6 1853 (ae 18)
Jacob Sawin, 1799,East Princeton, where his house was burned, 1865, (or his son J. 's house), m, Sally Reed, ch[ildren] Jacob P., Maria, m. Henry Wright, r. East Princeton., John H., George., Lucy or Mary.,Minerva.
1865 — Feb. 13. The dwelling house of Jacob Sawin of East Princeton took fire in the ell part on the night of the 13th. House and furniture destroyed, corn, wheat, rye, potatoes, etc. Ins. $700.
Do you know what Jacob doid for a living? was he a farmer? Please let me know James