JACOB AULT, one of the sons of Andrew Ault, who was born in Jefferson county, September 17, 1800. He was reared amid the exciting scenes and deprivation of the life of early settlers, and learned the trade of carpenter and cabinet maker. This he followed until about 1845 and then engaged in farming, at which he was occupied until his death in 1865. He was first married July 3, 1831, to Frances Reader, who died on the 12th of the following October. His second marriage was with Catharine Wilkin, a native of Washington county, Penn., by whom he had six children, four of whom are living. She died April 3, 1843, and on the 28th of February, 1844 he wedded Martha Walton, who bore him four children, all of whom are living. The last wife is living in New York state with her eldest son.
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