Descendent Families
Rev. Jacob Hight, Sr.


????. Death?
Marion County, Indiana, USA

1775. Birth
Hightstown, New Jersey, USA

1815. Move to Kentucky (re Tombora volcano?)
Jamestown, Campbell County, Kentucky, USA


1820. Federal Census
Wayne, Clermont County, Ohio, USA

1830. Federal Census? as Jacob Hite?
Cedarville, Brown County, Ohio, USA

1840. Federal Census, as Jacob Hight
Stonelick, Clermont County, Ohio, USA

1850. Federal Census, living with son Jacob Hight Jr
Clay, Miami County, Indiana, USA


1790, 1800 and 1810 New Jersey Census records were destroyed

1820: 1/1/1/2/0/1//0/0/0/0/1/0/4 = 1 boy under 10 (Jacob Jr.), 1 boy 10-16 (Josiah), 1 boy 16-18 (Samuel), 2 men 19-26 (Allison and Nicholas), 1 man 45 or over; 1 woman 45 or older; 4 people engaged in agriculture

1850 census erroneously gives place of birth as Kentucky

Move from NJ to Campbell County, KY 1815

"They came down the Ohio River on a flatboat, stopping at Cincinnati crossing the river and settling in Jamestown, Campbell Co., KY." (

1804, Middlesex County: Jacob Hight Sr. has 2 younger brothers, John (under 14) and Daniel (over 14, still minor) whose father Nicholas died without assigning guardians for them. (

Ancestral Families

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