Jacob Smeigh

3 March 1815–2 November 1866 (Age 51)
Perry, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Jacob

When Jacob Smeigh was born on 3 March 1815, in Perry, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, George Smeigh, was 32 and his mother, Magdalena Messimer, was 35. He married Sarah Cornman on 23 September 1841. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Carroll Township, Perry, Pennsylvania, United States in 1850 and Rye Township, Perry, Pennsylvania, United States in 1860. He died on 2 November 1866, in Perry, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Wheatfield Township, Perry, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Smeigh
1815–1866
Sarah Cornman
1820–1895
Marriage: 23 September 1841
Lucinda Ann Smeigh
1843–1906
John T. Smeigh
1853–1858
Mary Smee
1845–1872
Francis Smee
1847–1923
Jeremiah Smee
1849–1921
Rebecca Smee
1853–1922
Jesse John Smee
1855–
Sarah Ellen Smeigh
1859–1925
Hiram Smee
1862–1938

Spouse and Children

    Male1815–1866Male

    Sarah Cornman

    Female1820–1895Female

MARRIAGE
23 September 1841
children

(9)

    Lucinda Ann Smeigh

    Female1843–1906Female

    Mary Smee

    Female1845–1872Female

    Francis Smee

    Male1847–1923Male

    Jeremiah Smee

    Male1849–1921Male

    Rebecca Smee

    Female1853–1922Female

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1782–1865Male

    Magdalena Messimer

    Female1780–1844Female

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (7)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 4

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. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 5

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 15

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.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Emich .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Jacob Smeigh, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jacob Smeigh, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Jacob Smee in entry for Jerimiah Smee and Mary Stone, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

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