Jacob Arney

23 June 1800–20 July 1868 (Age 68)
Wythe, Virginia, United States

The Life of Jacob

Jacob Arney was born on 23 June 1800, in Wythe, Virginia, United States as the son of Horton Arney and Mary Arney. He married Sarah Salome Litz about 1830, in Wythe, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 20 July 1868, in Cripple Creek, Wythe, Virginia, United States, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Arney
1800–1868
Sarah Salome Litz
1802–1892
Marriage: about 1830
Nancy Arney
1825–1861
Elizabeth Arney
1833–1891
Elizabeth Frances Arney
1850–
Anne Arney
1830–
William Franklin Arney
1835–1896
John Jacob Arney
1840–1914
Amanda Arney
1841–1884
Sarah Catherine Arney
1848–1929

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1830
Wythe, Virginia, United States
children

(8)

    Female1825–1861Female

    Female1830–Female

    Elizabeth Arney

    Female1833–1891Female

    William Franklin Arney

    Male1835–1896Male

    Male1840–1914Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Horton Arney

    MaleMale

    Mary Arney

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1803

Age 3

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 12

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 19

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

1 Americanized form of the Scandinavian and North German surname Arne or of some other name with arn ‘eagle’ as a first element.2 Perhaps an altered form of Norwegian Arnøy, a habitational name from any of a number of farmsteads named for the islands on which they stand; the original derivation of such names being either from the Old Norse personal name Arni, or from ørn ‘eagle’ + øy ‘island’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jacob Arney, "United States Census, 1830"
  • Jacob Arney, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Jacob Arney, "United States Census, 1860"

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