Jacob Meyer Stout

17 September 1816–3 April 1886 (Age 69)
Butler, Ohio, United States

The Life of Jacob Meyer

When Jacob Meyer Stout was born on 17 September 1816, in Butler, Ohio, United States, his father, Elisha Stout, was 30 and his mother, Margaret Stout, was 27. He married Day Druhm on 7 April 1836, in Greene, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Macoupin, Macoupin, Illinois, United States in 1850 and White Hall, Greene, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. He died on 3 April 1886, in Greene Township, Mercer, Illinois, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Hickory Grove Cemetery, Wrights Township, Greene, Illinois, United States.

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Jacob Meyer Stout
Julianna Henderson
Marriage: 12 August 1841
Maria Ann Stout
Sarah Stout
John Charles Stout
Mary Stout
Martha Stout
Amy Lovinia Stout
Daniel Webster Stout
Elisha William Stout
Dr. George Washington Stout
Charles Stout

Spouse and Children

12 August 1841
Carrollton, Greene, Illinois, United States


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Parents and Siblings


    Margaret Stout




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World Events (8)


Age 2

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

Age 3

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 20

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

Irish and English:1. nickname for a brave or powerfully built man, from Middle English stout ‘steadfast’. 2. from the Old Norse byname Stútr ‘gnat’, denoting a small and insignificant person. 3. possibly also a habitational name from a minor place named with the Old English element stūt ‘stumpy hillock’, which is found as a component in various Devon place names.

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

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Sources (3)

  • I M Stout, "United States Census, 1870"
  • J M Stout, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jacob M Stout in household of Andrew Cage, "United States Census, 1880"

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