Jacob Salley

about 1769–after 1820 (Age 51)
Goodland Township, Orangeburg, South Carolina, British Colonial America

The Life of Jacob

When Jacob Salley was born about 1769, in Goodland Township, Orangeburg, South Carolina, British Colonial America, his father, Martin Salley, was 39 and his mother, Susanna Yonn, was 39. He married Elizabeth Ann Corbitt about 1795, in Orangeburg, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He died after 1820, in Orangeburg, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Gin Branch Cemetery, Orangeburg, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Salley
Elizabeth Ann Corbitt
Marriage: about 1795
John Allan Salley
Mary Polly Salley
Howell Jones Salley
Nancy Ann Salley
Jacob William Salley

Spouse and Children

about 1795
Orangeburg, South Carolina, United States


    John Allan Salley


    Mary Polly Salley


    Howell Jones Salley



    Jacob William Salley


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 7

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · Battle of Sullivan's Island

Age 7

On June 28, 1776, the Battle of Sullivan's Island takes place on Sullivan's Island, South Carolina. Since it is so close to Charelston, the battle is sometimes referred to as the First Siege of Charleston. This is the first time that the Americans had a victory against a land and sea attack by the British.
1783 · A Free America

Age 14

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

Name Meaning

Of uncertain origin.1. Possibly from the French personal name Charlet or Sarlet, pet forms of Charles . 2. Alternatively a nickname based on French sale ‘dirty’. 3. Variant of Sally .

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

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