Jacob Emory Ervin

22 April 1836–21 March 1872 (Age 35)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Jacob Emory

When Jacob Emory Ervin was born on 22 April 1836, in Ohio, United States, his father, John William Irwin, was 45 and his mother, Catherine Jane Mickey, was 32. He married Samantha H. Mercer on 19 November 1858, in Blackford, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Licking Township, Blackford, Indiana, United States in 1860 and Indiana, United States in 1870. He died on 21 March 1872, at the age of 35, and was buried in Hartford City, Licking Township, Blackford, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Emory Ervin
1836–1872
Samantha H. Mercer
1840–1914
Marriage: 19 November 1858
Frank Leslie Ervin
1859–1931
Frederick Ervin
1865–1926
William H. Ervin
1871–1923

Spouse and Children

    Male1836–1872Male

    Samantha H. Mercer

    Female1840–1914Female

MARRIAGE
19 November 1858
Blackford, Indiana, United States
children

(3)

    Frank Leslie Ervin

    Male1859–1931Male

    Frederick Ervin

    Male1865–1926Male

    William H. Ervin

    Male1871–1923Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

    Elizabeth Ervin

    Female1827–Female

    George Washington Ervin

    Male1828–1879Male

    James E Ervin

    Male1830–Male

    Daniel A Ervin

    Male1832–Male

    William Mck Ervin

    Male1834–Male

+3 More Children

World Events (7)

1841 · Indiana Nears Bankruptcy

Age 5

The State of Indiana was near bankruptcy in 1841 due to the inability to repay interest incurred for the Massive Internal Improvement Act. The state liquidated much of its public works. Many of the projects were handed over to the state’s creditors as a way to reduce debt. Only two of the eight proposed infrastructure projects were completed by the creditors.
1846

Age 10

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1851 · Constitution of 1851

Age 15

Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish, English, and Irish: variant spelling of Irvin .2 Americanized spelling of German Erwin .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jacob E Erwin, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Emory J Erwin, "United States Census, 1870"
  • J.e. Ervin in entry for Frank Lowrie Ervin, "Florida Deaths, 1877-1939"

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