Jacob Sheldon Easterling Sr

Male24 August 1871–24 September 1928

Brief Life History of Jacob Sheldon

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

Sources (13)

  • Jake Easterling in household of J Easterling, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Jacob S Easterling, "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950"
  • Jacob S Easterling, "Georgia, Deaths, 1928-1938"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 December 1903Glennville, Tattnall, Georgia, United States
  • Children (9)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

    +3 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

    Americanized form of North German Oesterling or Dutch Oosterling (see Osterling ), cognates of 2 below.

    English: from Middle English ester(n) ‘pertaining to the east, eastern’ + the suffix -ling. The name was originally used to denote someone from eastern Germany or the Baltic coasts and was in use in England as early as 1253.

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

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    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 …

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