Who are Ira's parents? Some say Amos JUMP 1743- , a Rev War soldier. [per obit1]
Others suggest his father was James JUMP, or Amos Jr.
Ira married Sarah DAN or DANN, born c1800 [census1850,1870] of James DAN/N, all of Pound Ridge NY. [per obit1]
Ira was a basketmaker [Lorain1; Stykemain]
Ira & Sarah may be buried in Peaks cemetery, Erie Co OH not listed in index. [burial]
1790 census: Pound Ridge, Westchester Co NY:
Amos JUMP 2-4-4-0-0, appears to be third door from James DANN 2-2-4-0-0,
James is second door from Samuel DANN 1-1-3-0-0.
1797 list of proprietors, Methodist Episcopal Church, Poundridge NY
James Sr, James Jr, Samuel, Nathaniel & Squire DANN are listed;
4 of them made the "top five" list of contributors.
ARE THERE ANY RECORDS OF BAPTISMS, MARRIAGES FOR THIS CHURCH?
1800 census: Pound Ridge, Westchester Co NY:
p 158B: Amos JUMP 00010-10100
[next page] p 159A: James JUMP 00100-10100, and Samuel DAN 11001-21101
and on p 160B, another Amos JUMP 30311-32101, with James JUMP [next to Amos] 10010-00010 . Ira, b Mar/Apr 1798, appears to fit into one of these households.
both [p 160B] JUMPS are very near [3 houses away]
James DANN 00001-00001, James DANN Jr 12010-11010, and Squire DAN 11202-31201
1810 census: Pound Ridge, Westchester Co NY, p 1060:
James DAN 11010-20100, - possible Sarah 9/10
James I or Jr DAN 00101-00010
Daniel DAN 10100-00100
Samuel DAN 01101-01301 - possible Sarah 10
Ezekiel DAN 20010-00200
James JUMP 12211-11410 - possible Ira age 12, and Amos 67;
Amos J??P 00010-01010 (not Amos 67)
Amos JUMP 01010-00010 - possible Ira age 12 with Amos Jr;
1818/19 or earlier: Ira JUMP marriage to Sarah DAN
1820 census: Pound Ridge, Westchester Co NY, p 444.
Appears to be Ira, Sarah and Laura, with another unidentified "free person".
Ira, Noah, James, Amos & Amos JUMP Jr on same page.
James DANN is next to Ira.
1819/1820: birth of Loretta or Laura A JUMP; she m Harvey SANDERS, had son Levi H SANDERS. [Erie1]
1821: birth of son Levi JUMP [obit1], m Catherine MOORE [paulding1]
1823: birth of son Lorenzo Dow JUMP, m Rhoda Irene HUYCK
1825: birth of daughter Abigail Cynthia JUMP, m Sandrus RANSOM [my ancestors]
1830 census: Pound Ridge, Westchester Co NY, p 211.
Ira, Noah, James & Amos JUMP on the same page.
So are James, James Jr, Chancey, Daniel, Maria (212), Samuel, Samuel Jr & Sanford DAN.
1832: son Rufus E JUMP born [Lorain1]
1833: April 18 moved family from NY; arrived Norwalk, Huron Co OH on May 24. [per obit1]
1837: birth of daughter Mary; married [Robert] William HOBBS [Erie1]
1839: birth of Charles L JUMP
????: birth of daughter Catherine [deceased: Erie1] or is this the wife of Levi?.
1840 census: Norwalk, Huron Co OH, p 436
1842: moved to Vermillion Twp, Erie Co OH. [per obit1]
1845: birth of Giles W or L JUMP, m Mary PICKETT, d 1913. [cem rec show W and L for M.I.] [Erie1]
1850 census: Erie County Ohio, age 52, p 450
1850 tax list, Vermillion Twp, Erie Co OH.
[Erie1] = History of Erie County, p 1128 story about Orra G JUMP and ancestors.
[obit1] = obituary published January 1907, Levi JUMP; born at Poundridge 5 Jan 1821 to Ira JUMP and Sarah DAN; grandfathers were Amos JUMP and James DAN
[Lorain1] = Lorain Co Ohio [P&BR?], page 900, article about R E JUMP, born in Westchester Co NY in 1832 to Ira & Sarah (DAN) JUMP, "who in 1835 moved to Norwalk, Huron Co OH".
[paulding1] = Historical Atlas of Paulding County Ohio, 1892, p?; article on Warren JUMP, who married 15 July 1868 to Miss Maria VOLKERT of Allen County [IN], daughter of Frederick & Catherine VOLKERT of Germany. Her obit [Nov 1911] claims marriage in June 1877.
Ira birth source: photocopy (poor) of [unknown] death ledger entry, says: Ira JUMP, died 1884 Dec 2, age 86y 8m, in Vermillion; born NY, basketmaker.
Ira burial source: letter from R E Stykemain, quoting Wilmer Jump of Vermillion OH; letter of 6 June 1985 to Mrs Phillips.
I'm interested in anything you can add to this, and I'll happily share copies of what I have.
Mike RANSOM P O Box 1754, Albany OR 97321