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St. Jacob’s started by German immigrants

November 30, 2013
By Sam Shawver (sshawver@mariettatimes.com) , The Marietta Times

FEARING TWP.-In the mid-19th century several German families settled in the hills of Washington County, which were no doubt reminiscent of the terrain in their Bavarian homeland. Here they established schools, churches and graveyards, including the St. Jacob's Church and Cemetery on Stanleyville Road in Fearing Township.

 
 

 

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