Samuel Windon Jaqua

1795–1872 (Age 76)
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

The Life of Samuel Windon

When Samuel Windon Jaqua was born on 4 July 1795, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, his father, Seth Jaqua, was 48 and his mother, Margaret Harrington, was 35. He had at least 2 sons and 2 daughters with Mary Prosser. He lived in Elysian Township, Le Sueur, Minnesota, United States in 1860 and Janesville, Waseca, Minnesota, United States in 1870. He died on 3 March 1872, in Elysian, Le Sueur, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 76.

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Samuel Windon Jaqua
Mary Prosser
George Napoleon Jaqua
Abraham B Jaqua
Perthena Jaqua
Elizabeth Jaqua

Spouse & Children



  • Male1825–1906Male

  • Abraham B Jaqua


  • Perthena Jaqua


  • Elizabeth Jaqua


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World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 5

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Age 8

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 24

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

Origin uncertain.1. Most probably a respelling of the English personal name Jacque . 2. Possibly an Americanized form of French Jaquet .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Samuel Jaqua, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Samuel Jaqua in household of Abraham Jaqua, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Samuel Jaqua in entry for Elizabeth Jaqua Plaw, "Minnesota, Death Records and Certificates, 1900-1955"

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