Jacob Harry

14 August 1779–15 November 1850 (Age 71)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Jacob

Jacob Harry was born on 14 August 1779, in North Carolina, United States as the son of Sampson Harry and ?. He married Mary Davis on 7 December 1801, in Rowan, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Perry Township, Montgomery, Ohio, United States in 1850. He died on 15 November 1850, in Ohio, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in West Alexandria, Preble, Ohio, United States.

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Jacob Harry
Mary Davis
Marriage: 7 December 1801
Margaret Harry
John Harry
Jacob Harry
Jesse D. Harry

Spouse and Children

7 December 1801
Rowan, North Carolina, United States



    John Harry


    Jacob Harry


    Jesse D. Harry


Parents and Siblings

    Sampson Harry






World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 2

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.
1789 · Becomes 12th State

Age 10

On November 21, 1789, North Carolina became the 12th state in the Union.
1799 · Gold Nuggets Found

Age 20

"In 1799, in Little Meadow Creak located in Cabarrus County, North Carolina a large yellow """"rock"""" was found by Conrad Reed. A few years later it was determined that the """"rock"""" was a gold nugget."

Name Meaning

1 English (mainly South Wales and southwestern England): from the medieval personal name Harry, which was the usual vernacular form of Henry , with assimilation of the consonantal cluster and regular Middle English change of -er to -ar-.2 French: from the Germanic personal name Hariric, composed of the elements hari, heri ‘army’ + rīc ‘power(ful)’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jacob Harry, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jacob Harry, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Jacob Harry, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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