Ann Jester


Brief Life History of Ann

Ann Jester was born in 1819, in Smyrna, Kent, Delaware, United States. She married Samuel Vible on 25 December 1840, in Delaware, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Vible
Ann Jester
Marriage: 25 December 1840
James Vible
John C. Vible

Sources (8)

  • Anne Vible in household of Samuel Vible, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Ann Jester in entry for Samuel Vible, "Delaware Vital Record Index Cards, 1680-1934"
  • Ann Jester in entry for Samuel Vible, "Delaware Vital Record Index Cards, 1680-1934"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 December 1840Delaware, Iowa, United States
  • Children (2)

    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 0

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    1832 · First Peach Orchard Planted

    Age 13

    "Isaac Reeves is credited with being Delaware's first farmer to plant over 30 acres of peaches near the city of New Castle. In over ten years, he would expand his crop to over a hundred acres. His success prompted others to plant orchards in Kent and Sussex counties. This gave the state the nickname the """"Peach State"""" for awhile."

    1855 · Prohibition Law

    Age 36

    Delaware enacted a statewide prohibition law in 1855.

    Name Meaning

    English (Warwickshire): occupational name for a jester, from Middle English gester ‘mimic, buffoon; professional reciter of romances’.

    German: from the ancient Germanic personal name Gastharo, composed of the elements gast ‘guest, foreigner’, earlier ‘foreign warrior’ + heri ‘army’.

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

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