Jeptha Pascoe was born in Ohio on August 27, 1837. He was the son of William Pascoe and Leah Taylor and had at least one sibling: Henry Pascoe (born 1864).
Jeptha married Nancy Alameda Whisman (commonly known as "Allie")in 1859 at a known loacation. They had at least eight children in forty-three years of marriage: Henry Lee Pascoe (born 1864), Esther Frances Pascoe (born 1867) , Leora Margit Pascoe (born 1871), Mary Belle Pascoe (born 1875), Clarence J Pascoe (born 1878), Emma Leah Pascoe (born 1880), Ernest Aubory Pascoe (born 1883), and Addie Carl Pascoe (born 1886).
About 1865, Jeptha applied for a one hundred and sixty acres parcel of land pursuant to the Homestead Act of 1868. On November 25, 1870, he was awarded awarded that parcel of land wich was located near what is now the intersection of California State Highway 155 and Pascoe road. The original deed, and map, may be seen in the gallery below. The original house that Jeptha and Allie built is still on the original homestead, see image below.
Jeptha died of vascular insufficiency at the age of sixty-five, in Bakersfield, Kern County, on November 28, 1902.
Click on the blue text to view a Memorial of Jeptha Pascoe (Courtesy of Find-A-Grave)
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