Jacob Naglee Ashmead

10 April 1787–
Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Jacob Naglee

When Jacob Naglee Ashmead was born on 10 April 1787, in Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Jacob Ashmead, was 44 and his mother, Mary Naglee, was 38. He married Nancy Stibbs in July 1817, in Warren, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Union MM, Warren, Ohio, United States in 1850 and Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States in 1870.

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Jacob Naglee Ashmead
Nancy Stibbs
Marriage: July 1817
Capt. Samuel W Ashmead
Mary S Ashmead
Charles R Ashmead
Amelia Robinson
E. Jane Ashmead
Eliza F Ashmead
Seely W Ashmead

Spouse and Children

July 1817
Warren, Ohio, United States


    Capt. Samuel W Ashmead


    Mary S Ashmead


    Charles R Ashmead


    Amelia Robinson


    E. Jane Ashmead


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 1

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.
1791 · Whiskey Rebellion Occurs

Age 4

The Whiskey Rebellion was a protest against taxes on whiskey by farmers and distillers. People were tarred and feathered. They attacked Bower Hill and headed towards Pittsburgh. The militia was sent in to try and stop it. It finally ended with a repeal of the tax.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 32

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. 

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Ashmead Green or Ashmead House in Gloucestershire, named from Old English æsc ‘ash’ + mǣd ‘meadow’, or a topographic name with the same meaning.

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

Sources (3)

  • Jacob Ashmead in household of John Ashmead, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Jacob Ashmead, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jacob Naglee, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"

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