Jacob Kieffer

21 February 1802–5 March 1867 (Age 65)
Somerset, Shaw Mines, Summit Township, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Jacob

When Jacob Kieffer was born on 21 February 1802, in Somerset, Shaw Mines, Summit Township, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John Jacob Kieffer, was 42 and his mother, Eva Margaret Fritz, was 32. He married Rachel Kimerer in 1822, in Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Green Township, Wayne, Ohio, United States for about 10 years and Chester Township, Wayne, Ohio, United States in 1860. He died on 5 March 1867, in Auglaize, Ohio, United States, at the age of 65.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Kieffer
1802–1867
Rachel Kimerer
1807–1843
Marriage: 1822
Daniel Kiefer
1824–
Susan Kieffer
1827–
Joseph Kiefer
1828–
Susan Kiefer
1826–
Miss Keefer
1827–
Sarah Kieffer
1829–
Michael Kieffer
1830–1906
John Kieffer
1833–1908
Solomon Kiefer
1834–
Miss Keefer
1835–
Eli Kieffer
1837–1862
Jacob Kiefer
1838–
Eva Kieffer
1840–1865
William Kiefer
1843–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1822Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children

    (14)

    +9 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (7)

    1803
    Age 1
    Ohio was the first state admitted to the Union from the Northwest Territory.
    1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital
    Age 10
    Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
    1820 · Making States Equal
    Age 18
    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

    Name Meaning

    German, Luxembourgish, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Kiefer . The surname Kieffer is also found in the province of Luxembourg and elsewhere in Wallonia (Belgium).

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

    Possible Related Names

    Kiefer

    Sources (7)

    • Jacob Keefer, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Jacob Keiffer, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
    • Jacob Kieffer in entry for Michael Kieffer, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"

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