Jacob Condra

Male25 March 1816–14 March 1904

Brief Life History of Jacob

When Jacob Condra was born on 25 March 1816, in Liberty Township, Crawford, Indiana, United States, his father, Rev John Elder Condra, was 38 and his mother, Rebecca Alderson, was 28. He married Lovica White Adams on 31 May 1838. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Livingston, Appanoose, Iowa, United States in 1895 and Franklin Township, Appanoose, Iowa, United States in 1900. He died on 14 March 1904, in Appanoose, Iowa, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Livingston Cemetery, Livingston, Appanoose, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Condra
Lovica White Adams
Marriage: 31 May 1838
William M Condra
Isaac Newton Condra
Rebecca Ann Condra
Leander Franklin "Frank" Condra
Mary Angeline Condra
Lydia Condra
Alonzo Condra
Lovica Ellen Condra

Sources (20)

  • Jacob Condria, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jacob Coudra, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"
  • Jacob Condra in entry for Isaac Newton Condra, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 May 1838
  • Children (8)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    Historical Boundaries: 1818: Crawford, Indiana, United States

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 3

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 


    Age 26

    Historical Boundaries: 1842: Crawford, Indiana, United States

    Name Meaning

    Manx and Irish (Louth): from Mac Conraoi with intrusive -d-. See Conroy 2. The Manx surname is preserved in Ballacondra (Bride, Isle of Man) and Ballacunner (Andreas, Isle of Man) ‘Condra's farm’. The latter was the family seat.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Jacob and Lovica Condra

    Lovica was born in Washington County Kentucky. Jacob was born in Indiana and left home at the age of 14. Married in Indiana. Came to Illinois in 1839, came to Appanoose County in southern Iowa in 1850 …

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