Jacob Sheldon Easterling

24 August 1871–24 September 1928 (Age 57)
Glennville, Tattnall, Georgia, United States

The Life of Jacob Sheldon

When Jacob Sheldon Easterling was born on 24 August 1871, in Glennville, Tattnall, Georgia, United States, his father, James O'Neill Easterling Jr., was 28 and his mother, Martha Emily Howard, was 25. He married Annie Myra Folsom on 16 December 1903, in Glennville, Tattnall, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Reidsville, Tattnall, Georgia, United States in 1880. He died on 24 September 1928, in Long, Georgia, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Beards Creek Church Cemetery, Glennville, Tattnall, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Sheldon Easterling
Annie Myra Folsom
Marriage: 16 December 1903
Mildred Katherine Easterling
James O Easterling
Hughes Folsom Easterling
Samuel Howard Easterling
Jacob Sheldon Easterling Jr
Christine Inell Easterling
Woodrow Wilson Easterling
Frank Outlar Easterling
Earldene Easterling

Spouse and Children

16 December 1903
Glennville, Tattnall, Georgia, United States


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings



    Samuel Perry Easterling




    Howard C. Easterling


    Mary Kathryn Kate Easterling


+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1872 · The Amnesty Act

Age 1

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.

Age 18

Historical Boundaries: 1889: Tattnall, Georgia, United States

Name Meaning

1 Americanized form of German Oesterling .2 English: derivative of Easter 1, with the addition of the Germanic suffix -ling.

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

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Story Highlight


Jacob Sheldon Easterling, Sr Birth: Aug. 24, 1871 Georgia, USA Death: Sep. 24, 1928 Georgia, USA J. S. Easterling Found Dead on Road Ludowici, Ga., Sept., 26, 1928 Mr. J. S. Easterling, of Eulonia …

Sources (3)

  • Jake Easterling in household of J Easterling, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Jacob S Easterling, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jacob S Easterling in household of James Easterling, "United States Census, 1880"

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