Jacob L Harrell

Brief Life History of Jacob L

When Jacob L Harrell was born on 8 December 1850, in Abingdon, Washington, Virginia, United States, his father, George W. Harrell, was 37 and his mother, Susanna Hortenstine, was 36. He married Hester Ann Richardson on 6 May 1871, in Clay, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Clay, Illinois, United States in 1860 and Oskaloosa, Clay, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. He died on 1 October 1924, in Flora, Clay, Illinois, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Oskaloosa, Clay, Illinois, United States.

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Jacob L Harrell
Hester Ann Richardson
Marriage: 6 May 1871
Anna O Simmons
Asberry Winton Harrell
A. H. Harrell
George W Harrell
Lorena R Harrell
Ronnie C. Harrell

Sources (22)

  • Jacob L Harrell, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jacob L. Harrell, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"
  • Jacob L Harrell, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

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Historical Boundaries: 1854: Clay, Illinois, United States


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

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Harold .

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hEarghail ‘descendant of Earghal’, a variant of the personal name Fearghal (see Farrell ).

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

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