Jacob Dennis

January 1830–
Ohio, United States

The Life of Jacob

When Jacob Dennis was born in January 1830, in Ohio, United States, his father, William Dennis Jr., was 38 and his mother, Anna Maria Newman, was 31. He married Nancy S. Moore on 20 March 1853, in Perry, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Portersville, Perry, Ohio, United States in 1880 and Harrison Township, Perry, Ohio, United States in 1900.

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Jacob Dennis
1830–
Nancy S. Moore
1830–
Marriage: 20 March 1853
Franklin Dennis
1854–
George Washington Dennis
1855–1928
Mary Lucinda Dennis
1856–
James Albert Dennis
1860–1944
Olive Dennis
1865–

Spouse and Children

    Male1830–Male

    Nancy S. Moore

    Female1830–Female

MARRIAGE
20 March 1853
Perry, Ohio, United States
children

(5)

    Franklin Dennis

    Male1854–Male

    George Washington Dennis

    Male1855–1928Male

    Mary Lucinda Dennis

    Female1856–Female

    James Albert Dennis

    Male1860–1944Male

    Olive Dennis

    Female1865–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 0

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

Age 6

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.
1863

Age 33

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the medieval personal name Den(n)is (Latin Dionysius, Greek Dionysios ‘(follower) of Dionysos’, an eastern god introduced to the classical pantheon at a relatively late date and bearing a name of probably Semitic origin). The name was borne by various early saints, including St Denis, the martyred 3rd-century bishop of Paris who became the patron of France; the popularity of the name in England from the 12th century onwards seems to have been largely due to French influence. The feminine form Dionysia (in the vernacular likewise Den(n)is) is also found, and some examples of the surname may represent a metronymic form.2 English: variant of Dench.3 Irish (mainly Dublin and Cork): of the same origin as 1 and 2, sometimes an alternative form to Donohue but more often to MacDonough , since the personal name Donnchadh was Anglicized as Donough or Denis.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Jacob Dennis, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Jacob Dennis, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Jacob Dennis in household of William Dennis, "United States Census, 1850"

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