Dr. Jacob Otis Sr.1,2

Male, #62828, (5 Nov 1758 - 5 May 1850)
Father*Dr. Isaac Otis Jr.2 (1 Sep 1719 - 9 Dec 1787)
Mother*Mehitable Bass2,3 (21 Apr 1728 - 15 Mar 1800)
Birth*5 Nov 1758 He was born on 5 Nov 1758 at Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts.1 
American Revolution*between 1777 and 1778 He provided service in the American Revolutionary War between 1777 and 1778
(Private, Capt. Nathan Snow's co., Col. Hawe's regt, enlisted Sept 24, 1777; service 1 mo., 9 days, at Rhode Island, on a secret expedition; roll sworn to in Plymouth Co; also, Capt/ Abram Washburn's co., Col. Abijah Stern's regt; enlisted April 11, 1778; service, 2 mos. 24 days, at Castle Island.)4 
Marriage*circa 1783 He married Sarah Smith Barker circa 1783.1 
Death of Father9 Dec 1787 His father Dr. Isaac Otis Jr. died on 9 Dec 1787 at East Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts.2,3 
Birth of Son1789 His son Isaac Otis was born in 1789 at Providence, Providence Co., Rhode Island.1 
Birth of Son1793 His son Sewell Otis was born in 1793 at Providence, Providence Co., Rhode Island.1 
Birth of Son1795 His son Jacob Otis Jr. was born in 1795 at Providence, Providence Co., Rhode Island.1 
Birth of Son1797 His son Barker Otis was born in 1797 at Providence, Providence Co., Rhode Island.1 
Birth of Son1799 His son Allanson Otis was born in 1799 at Providence, Providence Co., Rhode Island.1 
Death of Mother15 Mar 1800 His mother Mehitable Bass died on 15 Mar 1800 at East Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts.2,3 
Death of SpouseNov 1821 His wife Sarah Smith Barker died in Nov 1821 at Providence, Providence Co., Rhode Island.1 
Military pension*between 1831 and 1834 He was paid a military pension between 1831 and 1834 at Providence, Providence Co., Rhode Island.5 
Military pensionbetween 1835 and 1850 He was paid a military pension between 1835 and 1850 at Orange Co., New York,
According to his application to tranfer his pension payments to New York, Jacob had relocated to Orange County in order to live with his married daughter, who was not otherwise identified..5 
Death*5 May 1850 He died at Forestburgh, Sullivan Co., New York, on 5 May 1850 at age 91.1,6 
Biography* Jacob was a physician in Providence, RI, where their children were born. He was a soldier in the Revolution and drew a pension for his service. He was also a Quaker.2,3 

Family

Sarah Smith Barker (circa 1762 - Nov 1821)
Marriage*circa 1783 He married Sarah Smith Barker circa 1783.1 
Children
ChartsWLC / Warren L. Culpepper Ancestral Chart
WLC / John and Priscilla Alden's Descendant Chart
WLC / Richard Oates Descendant Chart (incl. Otis and Ottis)
Last Edited30 Apr 2012

Citations

  1. Sylvester Otis Lineage, Susan N. Cline, Cline Research Services, 13 Hoxsie Road, West Kingston, RI 02892; e-mail address, to Warren Culpepper, 10 Nov 2011.
  2. David E. Joyce, compiler, e-mail address, Pane-Joyce Genealogy, 12 Dec 2011.
    http://cs.clarku.edu/~djoyce/gen/report/
  3. William A. Otis, A Genealogical and Historical Memoir of the Otis Family in America, Chicago, Illinois: , 1924, Repository: Warren Culpepper's Personal Library.
  4. Ancestry.com. Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors in the Revolutionary War (Images Online) [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA.
  5. Ancestry.com. U.S. Pensioners, 1818-1872 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007.
  6. Warren L. Culpepper (#1942), Former publisher of Culpepper Connections, e-mail address.