Settle, Jacob

From Helderberg Hilltowns of Albany County, NY


Jacob was born at 1768 in what is now Knox, a son of Johannes Settle (Zettel) and Maria Scheit. His known siblings were:

  • Henry Settle born about 1765, married Nancy Zimmer
  • Catherine Settle born in 1771, married George Zimmer
  • David Settle born about 1772, married Mary _____, removed to Tioga, NY
  • Elizabeth Settle born on January 6, 1779, no further information
  • Barbara Settle born about 1780, no further information
  • Susanna Settle born in 1782, no further information
  • Johannes Settle born about March 24, 1785, no further information
  • Eva Settle born about June 1787, married Jacob Schoolcraft
  • Lena Settle born in 1788, no further information
  • Maria Settle born in 1792, no further information

Marriage & Children

On February 2, 1790 in Knox, Jacob married Elizabeth Hochstrasser who was born on January 10, 1768, a daughter of Jacob S. Hochstrasser and Maria Elizabeth Merselis. Their known children:

  • Maria Settle born April 23, 1790, married John Schoolcraft
  • Jacob Settle Jr born on October 17, 1792, married Cornelia Rose Walden
  • Paulus Settle born April 1, 1795, married Hannah Dominick
  • Peter Settle born September 21, 1798, he died before 1801
  • Catharine Settle born September 22, 1800, married Jacob Swart
  • Peter Settle born at about 1801, married Eliza Hubbell
  • Elizabeth Settle born April 8, 1803, no further information


Jacob died on July 14, 1832. Elizabeth predeceased him, but the date is not known.


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