Jacob Widener

1755–December 1821 (Age 66)
Camden, Kershaw, South Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Jacob

When Jacob Widener was born in 1755, in Camden, Kershaw, South Carolina, United States, his father, Isaac Widener, was 30 and his mother, Barbara Wolf, was 30. He married Mary Elizabeth Dye in 1787. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Orangeburg, South Carolina, United States in 1790 and Barnwell, Barnwell, South Carolina, United States in 1810. He died in December 1821, in Fairfield, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 66.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Widener
Mary Elizabeth Dye
Marriage: 1787
Moses P Widener
Henry Widner
Solomon Widener
Rachel Widener
Abraham Widener
Isaac Widener
Barbara Widener
Catherine Widener
Mary Elizabeth Widner
Jacob Widener

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    World Events (6)

    Age 21
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1776 · Battle of Sullivan's Island
    Age 21
    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.
    Age 36
    Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Weidner .

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

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    Sources (7)

    • Legacy NFS Source: Jacob Widener - Published information: birth-name: Jacob Widener
    • U.S. Census Reconstructed Records, 1660-1820
    • South Carolina, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1790-1890

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