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
Rachel Kimerer
Marriage: 1822
Daniel Kiefer
Susan Kieffer
Joseph Kiefer
Susan Kiefer
Miss Keefer
Sarah Kieffer
Michael Kieffer
John Kieffer
Solomon Kiefer
Miss Keefer
Eli Kieffer
Jacob Kiefer
Eva Kieffer
William Kiefer

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1822Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (7)

    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.

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    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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