Jacob Salley

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

The Life Summary 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
1769–1820
Elizabeth Ann Corbitt
1774–1830
Marriage: about 1795
John Allan Salley
1797–1870
Mary Polly Salley
1798–1874
Howell Jones Salley
1799–1875
Nancy Ann Salley
1803–1878
Jacob William Salley
1807–1879

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1795Orangeburg, South Carolina, United States
  • Children

    (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (4)

    World Events (8)

    1776
    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

    Americanized form of Swiss German Sahli .Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Soilligh ‘son of Soilleach’, a personal name possibly based on soilghe ‘ease, agreeableness’.French (northern, mainly Manche): unexplained. Compare Saley .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Sally
    Sahli

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