Jacob Kieffer

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

The Life 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 in 1850 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
1822
Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(14)

    Daniel Kiefer

    Male1824–Male

    Susan Kiefer

    Female1826–Female

    Miss Keefer

    Female1827–Female

    Susan Kieffer

    Female1827–Female

    Joseph Kiefer

    Male1828–Male

+9 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

    Jacob George Kiefer

    Male1787–1860Male

    John Michael Kieffer

    Male1788–1836Male

    Anna Margaret Kieffer

    Female1789–1839Female

    Female1793–1843Female

    Adam Jacob Kieffer

    Male1795–1853Male

+6 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 and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Kiefer .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Jacob Keefer, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jacob Kieffer, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Jacob Keiffer, "United States Census, 1860"

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