Zachariah Jaques (1818-1851) by Jeanette Hurst

Jeanette Hurst has recently completed a biography of Zachariah Jaques entitied Zachariah Jaques (1818-1851). Jeanette has spent about ten years researching the life of Zachariah, and this is the culmination of her work. To my knowledge this is the most thorough account of Zachariah Jaques’ life available.

Zachariah was born on March 22, 1818 in Baddesley Ensor, Warwickshire, England. He married Sarah Clewer on November 28, 1841 in Foleshill, Warwickshire, England. They were blessed with five children, including Hannah Marie Jacques who would later marry Samuel Jackson. Zachariah died in July 1851 in Saint Louis, Missouri of cholera.