John Henry Bacon1,2,3

ID# 10105, (1821 - 1874)
FatherAlpheus Bacon4,5,6 (2 Aug 1795 - 12 Jan 1872)
MotherSarah Cobb4 (18 Jan 1800 - 10 Feb 1853)

Key Events:

Birth: 22 Dec 1821, Shelburne, Vermont7,8,9
Marriage: Harriet A. Beals10,11
Marriage: Sophia E. Belson12,13
Death: 4 May 1874, Ridgeway, New York14
Burial: Bates Road Cemetery, Ridgeway, Orleans Co., New York14

Spouse: Harriet A. Beals (about 1834 - 30 Mar 1861)
     Child:

  • Ida L. Bacon20,6,21 (1 Sep 1858 - 17 Dec 1949)

Spouse: Sophia E. Belson (1 Nov 1844 - 22 Dec 1907)
     Children:

  • William H. Bacon6,19,22 (abt 17 Aug 1863 - 2 Nov 1883)
  • Clara Bacon19 (abt 1868 - )
ChartsDescendants of Gideon Cobb
AncestryThe Cobbs of Pawlet, Vermont

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     John Henry Bacon was born on 22 Dec 1821 in Shelburne, Vermont.7,8,9
     He was probably the male age 15 to 20 listed in the household of his father, Alpheus Bacon, in the 1840 Federal Census of Shelburne, Chittenden Co., Vermont.15
     He moved to New York with his parents before 1850. He appeared on the 1850 Federal Census of Brighton, Monroe Co., New York, in the household of his parents, Alpheus Bacon and Sarah Cobb.16
     He moved to Orleans Co., with his father after the death of his mother. He appeared on the 1855 State Census of Ridgeway, Orleans Co., New York, in the household of his father.5
     John married first Harriet A. Beals.10,11
     John and Harriet appeared on the 1860 Federal Census of Ridgeway, Orleans Co., New York, enumerated 10 Aug 1860, They were evidently living close to his father and sister as the two households were listed one after the other in the census. Their daughter Ida was listed as living with them.17
     His wife died on 30 Mar 1861.18
     John married second Sophia E. Belson, daughter of George H. Belson.12,13
     John and Sophia appeared on the 1865 State Census of Ridgeway, Orleans Co., New York, enumerated 30 Jun 1865, reporting he lived in a frame home valued at $1,000. Their son William and his daughter Ida by his prior marriage were listed as living with them, as were his father, her sister Ada, and Samuel Copeland, age 26, who appears to have been a farm hand.6
     John and Sophia appeared on the 1870 Federal Census of Knowlesville, Orleans Co., New York, enumerated 28 Jun 1870, reporting real estate valued at $6,000 and personal estate of $500. Their children William and Clara and his daughter Ida were listed as living with them, as was his father, Alpheus Bacon.19
     He was a farmer.16,5,17,6,19
     John died on 4 May 1874 in Ridgeway, New York, at age 52.14 He was buried in Bates Road Cemetery, Ridgeway, Orleans Co., New York.14

Citations

  1. [S2479] Alphonzo Bacon household, 1850 U.S. Census, Monroe Co., New York, shows name as Jno. H. Bacon.
  2. [S7884] Alpheus Bacon household, 1855 New York State Census, Orleans Co., New York, Ridgeway, shows name as John T. Bacon.
  3. [S4230] Cobb, Elder Henry Cobb Family, shows name as Henry Cobb.
  4. [S2479] Alphonzo Bacon household, 1850 U.S. Census, Monroe Co., New York, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  5. [S7884] Alpheus Bacon household, 1855 New York State Census, Orleans Co., New York, Ridgeway.
  6. [S7885] John H. Bacon household, 1865 New York State Census, Orleans Co., New York, Ridgeway.
  7. [S7883] Nellist, "Bates Road Cemetery", record for John H. Bacon, shows date, town, and state.
  8. [S2479] Alphonzo Bacon household, 1850 U.S. Census, Monroe Co., New York, shows age 27 and state.
  9. [S7884] Alpheus Bacon household, 1855 New York State Census, Orleans Co., New York, Ridgeway, shows age 32 and state.
  10. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 80243818, Harriet A “Hattie” Beals Bacon, includes tombstone photo showing her as his wife.
  11. [S7889] John H. Bacon household, 1860 U.S. Census, Orleans Co., New York, shows them apparently living as husband and wife.
  12. [S7885] John H. Bacon household, 1865 New York State Census, Orleans Co., New York, Ridgeway, shows married, his second marriage.
  13. [S2482] John Bacon household, 1870 U.S. Census, Orleans Co., New York, shows them apparently living as husband and wife.
  14. [S7883] Nellist, "Bates Road Cemetery", record for John H. Bacon.
  15. [S2483] Alpheus Bacon household, 1840 U.S. Census, Chittenden Co., Vermont.
  16. [S2479] Alphonzo Bacon household, 1850 U.S. Census, Monroe Co., New York.
  17. [S7889] John H. Bacon household, 1860 U.S. Census, Orleans Co., New York.
  18. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 80243818, Harriet A “Hattie” Beals Bacon, shows date and includes tombstone photo showing same.
  19. [S2482] John Bacon household, 1870 U.S. Census, Orleans Co., New York.
  20. [S7889] John H. Bacon household, 1860 U.S. Census, Orleans Co., New York, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  21. [S2482] John Bacon household, 1870 U.S. Census, Orleans Co., New York, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  22. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 54831526, William H. Bacon, includes tombstone photo showing him as son of J. H. & S. E. Bacon.