Jacob Spangler

10 July 1814–10 May 1886 (Age 71)
York, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Jacob

When Jacob Spangler was born on 10 July 1814, in York, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Joseph Spangler Jr., was 26 and his mother, Barbara Bentzley, was 25. He married Letticia Hall on 23 February 1843, in Macon, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Macon, Illinois, United States in 1860 and Decatur Township, Macon, Illinois, United States in 1870. In 1850, at the age of 66, his occupation is listed as farmer in Macon, Illinois, United States. He died on 10 May 1886, in Decatur, Macon, Illinois, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Spangler Cemetery, Decatur Township, Macon, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Spangler
1814–1886
Ellen Walton
1829–1870
Marriage: 13 January 1848
William M. Spangler
1849–1938
Emma Spangler
1853–1860
Frank Spangler
1855–1855
Eliza Spangler
1850–1911
Eliza Annabelle Spangler
1851–1930
Margaret E. Spangler
1852–1892
Susan A. Spangler
1857–1941
Frances Lula Spangler
1860–1926

Spouse and Children

    Male1814–1886Male

    Ellen Walton

    Female1829–1870Female

MARRIAGE
13 January 1848
Macon, Illinois, United States
children

(8)

    William M. Spangler

    Male1849–1938Male

    Eliza Spangler

    Female1850–1911Female

    Eliza Annabelle Spangler

    Female1851–1930Female

    Female1852–1892Female

    Emma Spangler

    Female1853–1860Female

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Spangler Jr.

    Male1788–1862Male

    Barbara Bentzley

    Female1788–1847Female

siblings

(9)

    Elizabeth Spangler

    Female1808–1853Female

    Mary Spangler

    Female1812–1897Female

    Male1814–1886Male

    Susanna Spangler

    Female1816–1882Female

    John B. Spangler

    Male1818–1877Male

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1818

Age 4

Illinois is the 21st state.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 5

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. 
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 22

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.

Name Meaning

German (Bavarian): originally an occupational name for a maker of buckles, from an agent derivative of a diminutive form of Middle High German spange ‘clasp’, ‘buckle’, ‘ornamental fastening’, later coming to mean ‘tinsmith’, ‘plumber’.

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

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Story Highlight

A History of Jacob Spangler

Transcribed from: The Decatur Daily Review (Decatur, IL) Fri., Jan. 18, 1924, Pg. 6 TOO WELL KNOWN Everybody in Macon county knew Jacob Spangler, when he was in his prime. His close friends and w …

Sources (3)

  • Jacob Spangler, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Jacob Spangler, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Jacob Spangler, "United States Census, 1850"

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