Jacob Acheson

about 1816–
East Mains of Burnside, Angus, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Jacob

Jacob Acheson was born about 1816, in East Mains of Burnside, Angus, Scotland, United Kingdom. He married Rosanna Bemus on 17 September 1840, in Fulton, Illinois, United States.

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Jacob Acheson
1816–
Rosanna Bemus
1820–
Marriage: 17 September 1840

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
17 September 1840
Fulton, Illinois, United States

World Events (3)

1817 · Dryburgh Abbey Bridge

Age 1

Dryburgh Abbey Bridge was a cable-stayed footbridge that connected the villages of Dryburgh and St. Boswells, across the River Tweed. Before its construction, A ferry crossing service had existed here for centuries. It was originally 79 meters long and was undergoing a period of rapid growth in popularity. The Bridge was completed on August 1 but a few months later it collapsed. Very shortly after the collapse, another bridge was built further downstream. A new bridge, which still stands today, was constructed after the first World War.
1823

Age 7

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1830

Age 14

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

Variant of Scottish Atchison . This spelling is of Scottish origin, but since the 17th century has been especially common in northern Ireland.

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

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