Jacob Britt

about 1835–before 1900 (Age 65)
Britts Township, Robeson, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Jacob

When Jacob Britt was born about 1835, in Britts Township, Robeson, North Carolina, United States, his father, Joel Britt, was 25 and his mother, Sarah Sallie Brumble, was 19. 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 64.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Britt
1835–1900
Susan Lamb
1840–1910
Sanford Britt
1868–1931
Sally Chloe Britt
1871–1926
Emma Charity Britt
1878–1924
John Enoch Britt
1878–1943
Emma Britt Ellis
1879–1924
Jacob C. Britt
1881–1961
Sinda Britt
1883–
Arthur Herman Britt
1883–1972
Jacob A. Britt
1889–1961

Spouse and Children

    Male1835–1900Male

    Susan Lamb

    Female1840–1910Female

children

(9)

    Sanford Britt

    Male1868–1931Male

    Sally Chloe Britt

    Female1871–1926Female

    Emma Charity Britt

    Female1878–1924Female

    Male1878–1943Male

    Emma Britt Ellis

    Female1879–1924Female

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Parents and Siblings

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.
1846

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

1 English: ethnic name for a Celtic-speaking Briton or a Breton, from Middle English brit, bret, Old French bret ( see Brett ).2 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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Sources (3)

  • Jacob Britt in household of Joel Britt, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jacob Britt, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Jacob Britt, "United States Census, 1860"

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