Jacob Salley

Maleabout 1769–after 1820

Brief Life History of Jacob

When Jacob Salley was born about 1769, in Goodland Township, Orangeburg, South Carolina, British Colonial America, his father, Martin Salley, was 40 and his mother, Susanna Yonn, was 40. 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, and was buried in Gin Branch Cemetery, Orangeburg, South Carolina, United States.

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

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    about 1795Orangeburg, South Carolina, United States
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    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

    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.

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