Jacob Ness

11 July 1805–11 March 1875 (Age 69)
Hellam Township, York, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Jacob

Jacob Ness was born on 11 July 1805, in Hellam Township, York, Pennsylvania, United States. He married Apolona Isabella Seitz. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Hopewell Township, York, Pennsylvania, United States in 1850. He died on 11 March 1875, at the age of 69, and was buried in Highmount, Hellam Township, York, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Ness
1805–1875
Apolona Isabella Seitz
1808–1892
Marriage:
William Seitz Ness
1827–1903
John Ness
1830–1889
Leah Ness
1832–1921
Elizabeth Ness
1835–1893
Catharine Ness
1838–1916
Maria Ness
1844–1933

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
children

(6)

    Male1827–1903Male

    Male1830–1889Male

    Leah Ness

    Female1832–1921Female

    Elizabeth Ness

    Female1835–1893Female

    Female1838–1916Female

+1 More Child

World Events (7)

1808

Age 3

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

Age 7

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 20

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

1 Scandinavian (especially Norwegian), Scottish, and northern English: topographic name for someone who lived on a headland or promontory, Old Norse nes, or a habitational name from any of the numerous places named with this word; there are over a hundred farms in Norway and many settlements in Scotland and northern England so named2 English: according to Reaney and Wilson, a variant of Nash .3 German: habitational name from places called Nesse in Oldenburg and Friesland.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jacob Ness, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jacob Ness, "Find A Grave Index"
  • 1850 United States Federal Census

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