Jacob Layton

1881–30 November 1925 (Age 44)
Maryland, United States

The Life of Jacob

Jacob Layton was born in 1881, in Maryland, United States. He died on 30 November 1925, at the age of 44.

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Jacob Layton
1881–1925
Florence Mae Jones
1925–1971

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World Events (3)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

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Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1886

Age 5

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places so called, for example in Lancashire (near Blackpool) and in North Yorkshire. The former was named in Old English as ‘settlement by the watercourse’, from Old English lād ‘watercourse’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’; the latter as ‘leek enclosure’ or ‘herb garden’, from lēac ‘leek’ + tūn. Compare Leighton .

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

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