He jumped into the important matters of life early according to Augusta Co, VA, court records:
5/18/1778 "James Trimble's executors (John, Isaac and James Trimble), of Rockbridge County, to Woolderick Conrod, Jr. Delivered: Jacob Conrod, son of Wooldruck Conrod, 23d May, ____, on South Branch of Potomac."
1780-1799 W VA. Jacob received several land grants during that period, totalling 2223 acres. He was taxed 1 tithe on personal property of 5 horses in 1805.
1816 Pickaway Co, OH where Jacob was listed as a taxpayer.