Plymouth County Biographies

Part of the Massachusetts Biographies Project

Jacob Soule

Jacob , son of Nathaniel Soule, was born about 1685. He lived at Dartmouth. In the division of his father's estate he received "a cheery cow, a Red Cow, two years old heifer, a white faced two year old steere A Red yearling stage Plow Tacklin, Iron lumber, two sithes a Iron Barr & some wooden lumber." He also had real estate from his father. He and Nathaniel witnessed the will of their aunt, Deborah Soule , of Dartmouth. He married, at Dartmouth, January 22, 1709-10, Rebecca Gifford Children, born at Dartmouth: Joseph, February 16, 1710-11; Elizabeth, November 14, 1712; Oliver, September 7, 1714, died January 4 following; Rebecca, born December 18, 1715; Nathaniel, January 23, 1717-18 ; Benjamin, mentioned below; Rosamund, July 28, 1723; Stephen, January 1, 1726-27.

Source: Cutter, William Richard. Genealogical and Family History of the State of Connecticut: A Record of the Achievements of Her People in the Making of a Commonwealth and the Founding of a Nation. New York, NY: Lewis PublishingCompany, 1911.