1807: Jacob Driesbach was born on a farm near Sharon on November 2, 1807. His grandparents had settled there from Germany.
1846: he married Sarah Walker, whose father was a farmer near Wooster, Ohio.
1876, the Clipper printed the news that Driesbach was living in retirement in Apple Creek Station, Ohio.
1878: Jacob Driesbach died on December 5, 1878, at the age of 71. He left a widow and one son.