Jacob Tremper1

#1529, (30 June 1776 - )
Relationship2nd great-granduncle of Nelle Belle Bridges
Father*Michael Tremper1 (c 1745 - c 1788)
Mother*Louisa Van Deusen1 (1748 - 1826)

Family 1

____ _____
Children 1.William Tremper+2 (1796 - )
 2.James G Tremper+2 (1799 - 1829)

Family 2

Mary Weekes
Children 1.Sally Jane Tremper+2 (c 1804 - 1887)
 2.Leah Tremper2 (c 1805 - )
 3.Harmon Tremper2 (c 1808 - )

Family 3

Anna Decater b. s 1780
Children 1.Jacob Tremper Jr.+9 (1810 - b 1891)
 2.Elizabeth "Betsey" Tremper+2 (c 1816 - 1877)
Much of the information on this family was taken from http://genforum.genealogy.com/tremper/messages/162.html. Posted by: Priscilla Leith (ID *****4689), May 12, 2009 at 09:53:14, in reply to: Re: Tremper, Lake County by Priscilla Leith.2 
Birth*30 June 1776He was born on 30 June 1776 at New York, New York, New YorkG.1 
1776He removed to Fishkill, NY with Michael Tremper and Louisa Van Deusen in 1776; during the evacuation of New York.3 
Baptism22 September 1776He was baptized on 22 September 1776 at Reformed Dutch Church, Rhinebeck Flatts, Dutchess Co., New YorkG.4 
1785He removed with Michael Tremper and Louisa Van Deusen to New York City, New York, in 1785 from Dutchess County.5 
Baptism11 August 1793He sponsored the baptism of Elizabeth Tremper on 11 August 1793 at Old Dutch Church, Kingston, Ulster Co., New YorkG.6 
Marriage*circa 1795He married ____ _____ circa 1795.2 
Marriage*26 April 1800He married Mary Weekes on 26 April 1800 at New York, New York.7 
Marriage*circa 1809He married Anna Decater circa 1809.2 
1830He and Anna Decater appeared on the census of 1830 at Lyme Town, Jefferson Co., New YorkG; (neis. John M Tremper (sh. 257), Fother, Hall, Rider, Lockwood.)8 


  1. [S208] Richard Hayman Tremper, A History of the Tremper and Jeffries Families (privately published, 1971).
  2. [S212] Priscilla Tremper Leith on Ancestry.com, internet post.
  3. [S368] Frank Munsell and Thomas P. Hughes, compilers, American Ancestry, twelve volumes (Albany, NY: Joel Munsell's Sons, 1887-1899), 11:61.
  4. [S1322] [no author], "Baptisms of the Dutch Reformed Church of Rhinebeck Flats, Dutchess County, New York", The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record 84–88 (1953–1957): 87:21. Jacob, son of Michael Trimper and Leah Van Deusen, b. 30 Jun 1776, bapt. 22 Sep 1776; sponsors Michael Schetsel and Mary Trimper.
  5. [S2615] David Franks and Noah Webster, The New York Directory 1786 (New York: The Trow City Directory Co., 1886), Annals, p. 89. "Michael Tremper peruke maker and hair dresser 26 Little Dock St. returns thanks for custom since his return to the city, and has for sale the most fashionable Wigs for gentlemen."
  6. [S221] Roswell Randall Hoes, compiler, Baptismal and Marriage Registers of the Old Dutch Church of Kingston, Ulster County, New York (New York: De Vinne Press, 1891), p. 441, rec. 9179. Elisabet, dau. of Daniel Tremper and Ariantje Kiefer, bapt. 11 Aug 1793; sponsors Jacob Tremper and Elisabet Kiefer.
  7. [S217] Index of Marriages and Deaths in New York Weekly Museum 1788-1817, American Antiquarian Society (1952), online Ancestry.com, img. 735/962. Jacob Tremper mar. Sat. last Miss Mary Weekes [sic], both of "this city" (3 May 1800). As 3 May 1800 was a Saturday, this would give 26 Apr 1800 as the wedding date.
  8. [S116] 1830 U.S. Federal Census. Jacob (60-69); F [Anna] (50-59); M [Jacob or Harmon] (20-29); f [Betsey] (10-15).
  9. [S2451] Chas. C Chapman & Co., History of Saginaw County Michigan (Chicago: Chas. C Chapman & Co., 1881), p. 733, entry for Jacob Tremper.