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  • ID: I09554
  • Name: Jacob DEMARIS 1 2 3
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 10 JUN 1840 in Shelbyville, Shelby, Illinois 3
  • Death: 9 SEP 1928 in Milton-Freewater, Umatilla, Oregon 3
  • Burial: SEP 1928 Milton Cem., Milton-Freewater, Umatilla, Oregon 3
  • Ancestral File #: 3LF0-XH
  • LDS Baptism: 11 FEB 1972 SLAKE 3
  • Endowment: 21 MAR 1972 SLAKE 3
  • Sealing Child: 29 JUN 1972 SLAKE 3
  • Change Date: 15 SEP 1999 3
  • Note:


    MILITARY: State Archives: Jacob Demaris, rank, Private, Unit, Co. H, 41st Inf; age 21; height , 5'7 1/2"; hair, Light; eyes, Blue; complexion, Light; marital condition, Single; Farmer, Sh elbyville, Ill.; joined for Service and Enrolled Aug 5, 1861 for 3 years at Decatur in Capt . Blackstone, Aug 9, 1861 at Decatur, Ill, Co. Simmons, Shelbyville, Shelby Co., Ill.; discha rged Aug 23, 1862.
    Pension Record: Army of the United Staes, Certificate of Disability for Discharge: Jaco b Demaris of Captain Turners Company H of the 41st Regiment of Untied States was enlisted b y Capt. Blackstone of the 41st Regiment of Ill. roll at Shelbyville, Ill on the 3rd day of Au g. 1861 to serve 3 yeats; he was born in Shelby Co., Ill., is 21 years of age, 5 feet 7 1/2 i nches high, light complexion, blue eyes, light hair and by occupation when enlisted a Farmer . During the last 5 monthe said soldier has been unfit for duty 180 days.
    Has done no duty since the Battle of Shiloh, April 6th 1862 when he took cold. Has bee n in Hospt. most of the time since.
    Station: LaGrange, Tenn.; Date: November 15th 1862; Wm. F. Turner, Capt. Commanding Comp any.
    I certify that I have carefully examined the said Jacob Demarest of Capt Turner's Compan y and find him incapable of performing the duties of a soldier because of: Irritatis Spinah' s tenderness on the dorsal vertabrae with irregular and spasmodic contractions of the muscles . Chorea aggravated by sertion; does not improve under treatment & is worthless as a soldier .
    Chas. Garte, Surgeon, 41st Reg.
    Discharge this twenty third day of November 1862 at LaGrange Hosp.
    Thos. J. McKean, Brig. Gen. Commanding the 41st Div.

    CENSUS: 1840 Census, Okaw Twp, Shebly, Ill, age -5.
    1847 Census, Okaw Twp, Shelby, Ill, age -10.
    1850 Census, District No 13, Wapello, Iowa, Demaris, Jacob, age 10, b in Ill.
    1860 Census for Adams Twp., Wapello, Iowa, Demaris, Jacob, age 20, b in Ill.
    1880 Census for Walla Walla Pct., Umatilla, Oregon, Demaris, Jacob, age 40, b in Ill, farmer . Also listed is Jane Sams, age 20, b in Iowa, servant (relative of Lacea?); and George Gris wold, age 24, b in Ill, servant.

    OTHER: "The Demaris Tree", compiled by Furman A. Demaris, IV, 1979, 25 Palmwood Ave., Cherr y Hill, NJ, 08003 (All records found in this book.)

    Father: Enoch DEMARIS b: 24 MAR 1812 in ,Cumberland, New Jersey
    Mother: Eve MOYERS b: ABT 1816 in ,,Ohio

    1. Title: Family History - The Demaris Tree In The United States, Furman A. Demaris, IV, Gateway Press, Inc., Baltimore, 1979
      Author: Furman A. Demaris,IV
      Publication: Gateway Press, Inc., Baltimore, 1979
      Note: ABBR The Demaris Tree In The United States
      Note: NAME Susan Ethridge
      ADDR 448 N 150 E
      CONT Shoshone, Idaho
      CONT 83352
      PHON 208-886-2604
      Media: Book
      Page: Vol. 1, Pg 13-14; 202
      Text: 1-1-4-4-4. Jacob, b. 6,10,1840; m. 12,5 (13),1874, Lacy Albertine Marquis, daughter of John and amanda C. (Sams) Marquis. She died 4,4,1891. he joined the 41st Regiment, Co. H., 8,3,1861. he was d ischarged 11,23,1862. he hurried to Ottumwa, Iowa to join the wagon train to Oregon. In 18814, he movedto Burns, Oregon, but later returned to Milton, Oregon. he brought his father's house to pay f or his father's doctor bills. he sold it to his son in 1919. Both are buried in Milton Cemetery. He lived with his children until his death. He was a member of GAR Post 60. He died 9,9,1928.

      Biography. Jacob Demaris, son of Enoch and Eva was born June 19, 1840 in Shelbyville, Illinois. He lived there until he was six years old when his family moved to Iowa. He lived there until he wa s 21 when he went back and enlisted in the Civil War at Shelbyville, 1861. He served over 15 months and got back to Ottumwa, Iowa just as his parents with oxen and covered wagon train were ready to g o to Oregon.
      Jacob Demaris left the train on the Old Oregon Trail and went up to the mines at Virginia City (Alder Gulch) in Montana, arriving in Walla Walla Valley two years later, where his folks had settle d.
      Jacob Demaris and Lacy Albertine Marquis were married December, 1874. To this union, five children wer born; Pearly October 8, 1875, died 1894; Cora Etta, born March 29, 1877; Asa Albert, born D ecember 2, 1878; and Francis Leslie, October 4, 1882; and James Harvey, born July 23, 1887 and died September 5, 1944. Asa and Cora were born near Milton, Leslie at Uncle Jim's in Walla Walla and Har vey in Burns, Oregon. Jacob Demaris and family moved to Burns, Oregon in 1884 where he ran horses on the range. His wife was an invalid. He returned to Basket Mountain, near Milton, in 1889, wher e his wife died in 1891, leaving Jacob with four boys and Cora, his daughter as housekeeper. In 1900, Jacob and Amos Demaris bought the Enoch Demaris place, Jacob taking the half with th
    2. Title: LDS Database - International Genealogical Index (R)
      Note: NS33263

      Source Media Type: Book

      ABBR International Genealogical Index (R)


      ABBR International Genealogical Index (R)


      ABBR International Genealogical Index (R)


      Source Media Type: Book

      Source Media Type: Book
      Note: NAME Family History Library
      ADDR 35 N West Temple Street
      CONT Salt Lake City, Utah 84150 USA
      Media: Book
    3. Title: Internet - Rootsweb - Tom Morgan [ tomm@netwasatch.com ]
      Media: Other
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