Jacob Willard

about 1830–
Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Jacob

When Jacob Willard was born about 1830, in Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, David Williard, was 29 and his mother, Sarah Tawney, was 25.

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Family Time Line

David Williard
1801–
Sarah Tawney
1805–
John Williard
1827–1852
Elizabeth Willard
1827–
Jacob Willard
1830–
Joseph Williard
1834–
Mary Willard
1838–
Esther Williard
1840–
Isaac Williard
1842–
Sarah Jane Williard
1846–
Fred Williard
1848–
David Williard
1832–
Hannah Williard
1837–1920
Frederick Willard
1841–
Isaac Willard
1847–

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World Events (3)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening
Age 0
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.
1830 · The Oregon Trail
Age 0
Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg
Age 33
The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

Name Meaning

1 English: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements wil ‘will’, ‘desire’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’.2 Probably an Americanized form of the German cognate Willhardt ( see Willert ).

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

Possible Related Names

Willert
Willardson
Williard

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