Jacobus Sigler

9 May 1780–16 December 1825 (Age 45)
Acquackanonk Township, Essex, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Jacobus

When Jacobus Sigler was born on 9 May 1780, in Acquackanonk Township, Essex, New Jersey, United States, his father, Jacobus Sigler, was 39 and his mother, Marytje Willis, was 36. He married Anna Garrabrants on 2 July 1801, in Essex, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 16 December 1825, at the age of 45, and was buried in Bloomfield, Essex, New Jersey, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jacobus Sigler
1780–1825
Anna Garrabrants
1784–
Marriage: 2 July 1801
James Sigler
1802–
Maria Sigler
1804–
Peter Sigler
1807–
Betsey Sigler
1809–
Isaac Sigler
1811–
Abraham Sigler
1813–1814
Caty Sigler
1815–
John Sigler
1817–
Margaret Sigler
1819–
Charles J Sigler
1821–1874
Alfred Sigler
1823–
Sophia Sigler
1826–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
2 July 1801
Essex, New Jersey, United States
children

(12)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

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World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 1

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1787 · New Jersey Plan

Age 7

Also referred to as the Small State Plan, the New Jersey Plan was an important piece of legislation that William Paterson presented during the Constitutional Convention. The plan was created because states with smaller populations were concerned about their representation in the United States government. The New Jersey plan proposed, among other things, that each state would have one equal vote. This was in contrast to the Virginia Plan, which suggested that appointment for Congress should be proportional to state population. The Connecticut Compromise merged the two plans, allowing for two "houses" of congress: one with proportional representation, and the other with equal power from each state (as the New Jersey Plan had suggested).
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 14

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

Name Meaning

German:1. occupational name for a maker of seals and signet rings, or for an official keeper of a seal, from an agent derivative of Middle High German sigel ‘seal’. 2. Possibly an Americanized form of Ziegler .

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

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Sources (3)

  • James Sigler, "New Jersey, County Marriages, 1682-1956"
  • James Sigler, "New Jersey, County Marriages, 1682-1956"
  • James Sigler, "New Jersey, County Marriages, 1682-1956"

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