Jacob Jackson Monroe

3 November 1816–14 August 1840 (Age 23)
Georges Creek, Allegany, Maryland, United States

The Life of Jacob Jackson

When Jacob Jackson Monroe was born on 3 November 1816, in Georges Creek, Allegany, Maryland, United States, his father, John Monroe Sr, was 43 and his mother, Mary Jackson, was 41. He married Mary B Sprague on 26 March 1840, in Allen, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 14 August 1840, at the age of 23, and was buried in Lima, Allen, Ohio, United States.

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Jacob Jackson Monroe
Mary B Sprague
Marriage: 26 March 1840
Harriet Monroe

Spouse and Children

26 March 1840
Allen, Ohio, United States


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World Events (7)

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. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 4

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.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 9

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

Scottish: according to tradition, this is a rare example of a Gaelic surname of topographic origin, the first element of which is probably Gaelic mun, a mutated form of bun ‘foot’, or British minit ‘hill’. In Ireland this name has sometimes been used as an equivalent of O’Mellan ( see Mellon ) and Milroy 2.

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

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  • Jacob Monroe, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Jacob Monroe, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Jacob Monroe, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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