Brate, Jacob (1771)

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Jacob was born on August 10, 1771, a son of William Brate and Arianntje Moak

Marriage & Children

On February 20, 1798 he married Elizabeth Moak who was born on May 21, 1777 in New Salem, a daughter of Hendrick Moak and Elizabeth Heller. Their children:

  • Harriet Brate born August 16, 1798, married John Houghtaling
  • Elizabeth Brate born October 24, 1799, married Abraham Dobbs
  • Mary Brate born August 6, 1802
  • Henry Brate born September 20, 1803, married Eliza M. Smith
  • William N. Brate born May 6, 1810, married Angeline Smith
  • Fanny Brate born March 27, 1812
  • Margaret Brate born May 24, 1817, married George A. Smith


Jacob died in 1832 in Westerlo. Elizabeth died on April 19, 1853. Both were buried in the Brate Farm Burial Ground in Westerlo.

Jacob Brate Will

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