Sidney Osborn Jacob

22 March 1865–
Mound City, Wasatch, Utah, United States

The Life of Sidney Osborn

When Sidney Osborn Jacob was born on 22 March 1865, in Mound City, Wasatch, Utah, United States, his father, Norton Jacob, was 60 and his mother, Elizabeth Graham, was 38. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870.

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Family Time Line

Norton Jacob
1804–1879
Elizabeth Graham
1826–1911
Norton Kellog Jacob
1860–
Frank Graham Jacobs
1862–1891
Sidney Osborn Jacob
1865–
Benjamin Alonzo Jacob
1868–1923

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World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 2

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 31

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Jewish, English, German, Portuguese, French, Dutch, and southern Indian: derivative, via Latin Jacobus, from the Hebrew personal name ya‘aqobh (Yaakov). In the Bible, this is the name of the younger twin brother of Esau (Genesis 25:26), who took advantage of the latter's hunger and impetuousness to persuade him to part with his birthright ‘for a mess of potage’. The name is traditionally interpreted as coming from Hebrew akev ‘heel’, and Jacob is said to have been born holding on to Esau's heel. In English Jacob and James are now regarded as quite distinct names, but they are of identical origin ( see James ), and in most European languages the two names are not distinguished. It is used as a given name among Christians in India, and in the U.S. has come to be used as a surname among families from southern India.

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

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  • Sydney Jacobs in household of Elizabeth Jacobs, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Sydney Jacobs in household of Elizabeth Jacobs, "United States Census, 1870"

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