Jacob Britt

Maleabout 1835–before 1900

Brief Life History of Jacob

When Jacob Britt was born about 1835, in Britts Township, Robeson, North Carolina, United States, his father, Joel Britt Sr, was 29 and his mother, Sarah Sallie Brumble, was 20. He married Alice or Alles Britt on 31 May 1855, in Robeson, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in North Carolina, United States in 1870. He died before 1900, in Robeson, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 65.

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Jacob Britt
Susan Lamb
Marriage: 13 March 1866
Sanford Britt
Sally Chloe Britt
Emma Charity Britt
John Enoch Britt
Jacob C. Britt
Sinda Britt
Arthur Herman Britt
Jacob A. Britt

Sources (26)

  • Jacob Britt, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Jacob Britt, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Jacob Britt in entry for Emma Ellis, "North Carolina Deaths, 1906-1930"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 March 1866Robeson, North Carolina, United States
  • Children (8)

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    Siblings (13)

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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo

    Age 1

    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.


    Age 11

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    1853 · First State Fair

    Age 18

    The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.

    Name Meaning

    English: ethnic name for a Celtic-speaking Briton or a Breton, from Middle English brit, bret, Old French bret (see Brett ).

    German: from a vernacular form of the personal name Brixius (see Brice ).

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

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