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educator , army officer

Jacob Ammen, American educator, army officer.

Background

Ammen, Jacob was born on January 7, 1807 in Fincastle, Virginia, United States. Son of David and Sally(Houtz) Ammen.

Education

Graduated from the United States Military Academy, 1831.

Career

Professor mathematics Bacon College (now Transylvania U.), 1837, 48-55, Jefferson (Missouri) College, 1839-1840, 43-48, U. Indiana, Bloomington, 1840-1843. Civil engineer, Ripley, O., 1855-1861. Commissioned captain 12th Ohio Volunteers, later lieutenant colonel, 1861.

Commissioned brigadier general United States Volunteers, 1862, resigned commission, 1865.

Connections

Married Caroline L. Pierce. Married second, Martha Beasley.

father:
David Ammen

mother:
Sally(Houtz) Ammen

spouses:
Caroline L. Pierce

Martha Beasley.