Jones, Jacob

Metadata

Title

Jones, Jacob

Member Number

371

Last Name

Jones

First Name

Jacob

Deceased Date

8/17/1901

Date Elected

1/17/1853

Office Held

President, 1887-89
Vice President, 1884-86
Warden, 1862-64

Committee Membership

Managing Committee, 1865-67,69-71,73-75,78-80,82-84

Business Address

156 Queen - Kensington (CD) (1850)

Project

807 New Market St.; fine example of mid-19th century
public school. Demolished 1969.

Reference

City Records D.C. Liens book #402; filed Apil 20, 1848; satisfied August 8, 1850 (with his signature) Jacob Jones vs. Abraham Desher. Claim for $1400 for work done and materials furnished against a 3-story brick building and lot of ground situate on the northwesterly side of the Frankford road at the distance of 73 feet 8 inches northeasterly from Jefferson street in the Kensington district of the Northerrn Liberties. --------------------- City Directory - 1850, 54 - Jacob, carpenter, 156 Queen - Kensington. --------------------- Ancestry.com Phila. City Directory - 1890 Jacob Jones, president of Carpenters' Company and surveyor, 34 N. 5th St. Home: 423 Richmond St. --------------------- "Philadelphia Preserved" Page 338. Fine example of mid-19th-century school. Built 1852; Samuel Sloan, architect; Jacob Jones, contractor. Demolished 1969.