Colonel Jacob Ford, Sr.
Prominent land-holder and iron manufacturer
Member of New Jersey House of Assembly
Judge of Morris County Court
Ardent promoter of American cause in Revolutionary War
Born April 13, 1704 Died January 19, 1777
Colonel Jacob Ford, Jr.
Pioneer in Colonial Iron Works and Powder Manufacturing
Commander of Eastern Battalion, New Jersey Militia 1776-77
Buried with military honors, General Washington in attendance at the funeral
Born February 19, 1738 Died January 10, 1777
Widow of Colonel Jacob Ford, Jr.
Washington and his official family were her guests during the winter of 1779-80, while the Continental Army was encamped at Morristown.
Born September 13, 1741 Died August 31, 1824