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  • ID: I3780
  • Name: Jacob Mountain 1
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1 DEC 1749 in Thwaite Hall, Norfolk
  • Death: 16 JUN 1825 in Marchmont, Quebec, Canada 2
  • Baptism: 30 DEC 1749 Thwaite, Norfolk
  • Residence: 1783 St Andrew's Rectory, Norwich
  • Residence: 1790 Buckden, Hunts
  • Occupation: 1790 Rector of Holbeach, Lincs and Buckden, Hunts
  • Note:
    From DNB - Attended grammar school at Wymondham and Norwich, and after 2 years in a counting house, entered Scarning School, near East Dereham, Norfolk. In 1769 he was admitted to Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, where he graduated BA and was elected fellow, and ordained Deacon all in 1774. He graduated MA 3 years later. In 1780 he was ordained Church of England priest, and on 18 October 1783 he married.

    On 1 Nov 1793, with 12 members of his extended family he disembarked in Quebec.

    Became first Anglican Bishop of Quebec

    Father: Jacob Mountain b: 1710 in West Rudham
    Mother: Ann Postle b: 1714 in Wydmonham, Norfolk

    Marriage 1 Elizabeth Mildred Wale Kentish
    • Married: 18 OCT 1783 in Little Bardfield, Essex 1
    1. Has Children Jacob Henry Brooke Mountain b: 10 JAN 1788 in St Andrew's Rectory, Norwich
    2. Has Children George Jehosophat Mountain b: 27 JUL 1789 in St Andrew's Rectory, Norwich
    3. Has No Children George Robert Mountain b: ABT 1791 in Buckden, Hunts
    4. Has Children Eliza Mountain b: 8 MAR 1793 in Buckden, Hunts
    5. Has No Children Benjamin Kentish Simcoe Mountain b: 15 SEP 1795 in Powell Place, (now Spenser Wood, the residence of hthe Lieutenant Governor of Quebec)
    6. Has Children Armine Simcoe Henry Mountain b: 4 FEB 1797 in St Louis Street, Quebec
    7. Has No Children Charlotte Milnes Mountain b: 25 JUL 1801 in Woodfield, Quebec

    1. Title: Elaine Newbold - Ancestry
    2. Title: Dictionary of National Biography
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