Mary B. "Polly" Senteney

7 July 1807–29 November 1881 (Age 74)
Maysville, Mason, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Mary B. "Polly"

When Mary B. "Polly" Senteney was born on 7 July 1807, in Maysville, Mason, Kentucky, United States, her father, John Senteney Jr, was 41 and her mother, Elizabeth Houghton, was 34. She married Lewis Jacobs on 7 May 1827, in Mason, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 8 daughters. She lived in Justice Precinct 7, Dallas, Texas, United States in 1860 and Justice Precinct 2, Dallas, Texas, United States in 1870. She died on 29 November 1881, in Lancaster, Dallas, Texas, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Edgewood Cemetery, Lancaster, Dallas, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lewis Jacobs
1799–1873
Mary B. "Polly" Senteney
1807–1881
Marriage: 7 May 1827
Joseph Jacobs
1830–1830
Helen A. Jacobs
1844–
Anna Jacobs
1831–1906
George Lewis Jacobs
1836–1911
Margaret W. Jacobs
1838–
Martha J. H. " Mattie" Jacobs
1840–1858
Elizabeth F. Jacobs
1843–
Frances T. "Fannie" Jacobs
1845–1872
Alice F Jacobs
1847–1922
Henrietta Clay Jacobs
1849–1922
Timothy Jacobs
1850–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
7 May 1827
Mason, Kentucky, United States
children

(11)

    Joseph Jacobs

    Male1830–1830Male

    Anna Jacobs

    Female1831–1906Female

    George Lewis Jacobs

    Male1836–1911Male

    Margaret W. Jacobs

    Female1838–Female

    Martha J. H. " Mattie" Jacobs

    Female1840–1858Female

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1808

Age 1

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812 · Kentucky Bend Created

Age 5

During the New Madrid earthquakes of 1811-1812, the Kentucky Bend or New Madrid Bend was created. It is located in the southwestern corner of Kentucky on the banks of the Mississippi River.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 23

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Perhaps a respelling of French Sansonnet, from a pet form Sanson, either a variant of the biblical name Samson or a pet form of a Gascon personal name derived from Latin Sanctius.

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

Sources (3)

  • Mary B Jacob in household of Lewis Jacob, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary B Jacobs in household of Lewis Jacobs, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary Senteny in entry for Alice Kenney, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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