44. Jacob4 Pursell (Thomas3, John2, Unknown Parents1 Pursellunknown)(4268) was born in Tinicum Twp, Bucks Co, Pa February 29, 1812. Jacob died 1860 in Bridgeton Twp, Bucks Co, PA, at 48 years of age.

He married Ann Catharine Shaver Bucks Co, Pennsylvania, 1836. Ann was born in Tinicum Twp, Bucks Co, Pa February 2, 1816. Ann was the daughter of Paul Shaver and Mary Magdalene Sigafoos. Ann died 1899 at 83 years of age. In the 1850 census Nockamixon Twp, Bucks Co PA page 262, Jacob Persell (age 38) is recorded with Ann C (age 34), Hiram (age 13), Mary C (age 10), Rebecca (age 8), Ann (age 5) and Alice (age 2). His occupation is listed as Laborer, Real Estate value is $350 and all the family was born in Pa.

Jacob Pursell and Ann Catharine Shaver had the following children:

child + 82 i. Hiram William5 Pursell was born August 1, 1837.

child 83 ii. Mary Catharine Pursell was born in Tinicum Twp, Bucks Co, Pa November 8, 1839. Birthdate is also recorded as October 8 1839.

child 84 iii. Rebecca Pursell was born Bucks Co, Pennsylvania May 2, 1842. Rebecca died January 30, 1931 at 88 years of age. She married William S Moyer October 4, 1862. William was born in Stuttgart, Germany March 26, 1835. William died April 30, 1926 at 91 years of age. (See William S Moyer for the continuation of this line.)

child 85 iv. Ann Pursell was born Bucks Co, Pennsylvania December 29, 1844. She married George W Ellis. George was born about 1840. (See George W Ellis for the continuation of this line.) Also have a spouse recorded in other research as James Wilkins

child 86 v. Alice Agnes Pursell(4269) was born Upper Black Eddy, Bucks Co, PA January 04, 1848. Alice died December 29, 1935 Milford, Holland Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ, at 87 years of age. Buried at the Milford Union Cemetery Find A Grave Memorial# 38728554 She married Charles Robins Godown in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, October 06, 1866.

Charles was born Hickory Corner, Hunterdon, NJ April 24, 1843. Charles obituary has his birth date as April 4, 1843. Other sources have it as April 24. Charles was the son of John A Godown and Abigail Robins.

Charles died February 17, 1919 Milford, Holland Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ, at 75 years of age. Buried in the Milford Union Cemetery Find A Grave Memorial# 38728532 (See Charles Robins Godown for the continuation of this line.) Other research has her last name spelled as Pursel. Hunterdon County Marriage records have it spelled as Purcell. Noah's obituary has the last name spelled as Pursell. I have left it spelled Pursel because of her fathers group sheet reference.

In the 1900 census page 153a Hunterdon Co, Alice is living with her Husband Charles and Noah in Milford NJ.

In the 1920 census Milford Hunterdon Co page 266B, Alice (age 73) is living on Spring Mill Road in Milford with 2 boarders. She owns her home with no mortgage.

Alice died on a Sunday afternoon at the home of her son Noah P Godown in Milford NJ. She was a resident of Milford for about 60 years. She was a member of the Milford Christian Church.

child + 87 vi. Noah Pursell was born October 21, 1850.

child 88 vii. Kate Pursell was born 1852.

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