Medora Julia Caldwell

27 June 1861–1924 (Age 62)
Tuolumne, Tuolumne, California, United States

The Life of Medora Julia

When Medora Julia Caldwell was born on 27 June 1861, in Tuolumne, Tuolumne, California, United States, her father, Tarlton P Caldwell, was 47 and her mother, Julian A Vrooman, was 44. She married Oscar Erastus Jacobs on 12 September 1880, in San Diego, San Diego, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in San Diego, San Diego, California, United States in 1880. She died in 1924, in Zamora, Yolo, California, United States, at the age of 63.

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Family Time Line

Oscar Erastus Jacobs
1853–1932
Medora Julia Caldwell
1861–1924
Marriage: 12 September 1880
Eliza Jacobs
1881–1967
William Tarlton Jacobs
1883–1942
Bernice Elizabeth Jacobs
1888–
Oscar Elford Jacobs
1891–1969
Van Vrooman Jacobs
1896–1943

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
12 September 1880
San Diego, San Diego, California, United States
children

(5)

    Female1881–1967Female

    William Tarlton Jacobs

    Male1883–1942Male

    Bernice Elizabeth Jacobs

    Female1888–Female

    Male1891–1969Male

    Van Vrooman Jacobs

    Male1896–1943Male

Parents and Siblings

    Male1813–1881Male

    Julian A Vrooman

    Female1816–1906Female

siblings

(9)

    Male1839–1916Male

    William Henry Caldwell

    Male1841–1910Male

    George W Caldwell

    Male1845–Male

    Male1850–1914Male

    John A Caldwell

    Male1853–1854Male

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1863

Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1869 · Transcontinental Railroad Reaches San Francisco

Age 8

The first transcontinental railroad reached San Francisco in 1869. The Western Pacific Railroad Company built the track from Oakland to Sacramento. The Central Pacific Railroad Company of California built the section from Sacramento to Promontory Summit Utah. The railroad linked isolated California to the rest of the country which had far-reaching effects on the social and economical development of the state.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 20

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: habitational name from any of several places in England and Scotland, variously spelled, that are named with Old English cald ‘cold’ + well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’. Caldwell in North Yorkshire is one major source of the surname; Caldwell in Renfrewshire in Scotland another.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Julia D Jacobs in household of Jacobs, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Medora Culwell in household of Tarlton Culwell, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Julian D Jacobs in household of Oscar E Jacobs, "United States Census, 1910"

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