Dr. Jacob Fahrney

7 May 1798–12 April 1848 (Age 49)
Chambersburg, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Jacob

When Dr. Jacob Fahrney was born on 7 May 1798, in Chambersburg, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Dr. Peter Fahrney, was 30 and his mother, Eve Durnbaugh, was 24. He married Catherine Welty on 12 May 1822, in Quincy, Adams, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 12 April 1848, in Quincy, Quincy Township, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 49, and was buried in Waynesboro, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Dr. Jacob Fahrney
1798–1848
Elizabeth Holsinger
1804–1874
Marriage: 1828
Samuel FAHRNEY
1829–1829
Catherine Fahrney
1830–1906
Susannah FAHRNEY
1833–1833
Benjamin FAHRNEY
1834–1834
Daniel Holsinger Fahrney
1836–1924
David D Fahrney
1838–1901
Dr Peter Fahrney
1840–1905
Josiah B. Fahrney
1842–1915
Ezra Fahrney
1844–1846
Sarah FAHRNEY
1847–1847

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1828
  • Children

    (10)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (4)

    World Events (7)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 2
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
    1803
    Age 5
    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
    1812
    Age 14
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of Swiss German Fahrni .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Fahrni

    Sources (4)

    • Jacob Fahrney, "Maryland County Marriages, 1658-1940"
    • Unknown in entry for Peter Fahrney, "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1994"
    • Jacob Fahrney, "Find A Grave Index"

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