Frances "Fannie" Jane Lint

1839–2 February 1921 (Age 82)
Holmes, Ohio, United States

The Life of Frances "Fannie" Jane

When Frances "Fannie" Jane Lint was born in 1839, in Holmes, Ohio, United States, her father, David Lint, was 29 and her mother, Mary Ann Burkey, was 28. She married Adam Jacobs on 16 April 1856, in Polk, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Fruitvale, Alameda, California, United States in 1900 and Oakland, Alameda, California, United States for about 10 years. She died on 2 February 1921, in Alameda, California, United States, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Adam Jacobs
Frances "Fannie" Jane Lint
Marriage: 16 April 1856
Peter Jacobs
Mary Ann Jacobs

Spouse and Children

16 April 1856
Polk, Iowa, United States


    Peter Jacobs


    Mary Ann Jacobs


Parents and Siblings

    David Lint


    Mary Ann Burkey




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World Events (8)


Age 7

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 21

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Age 24

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

1 English: metonymic occupational name for a dresser of flax, from Middle English lynet, lynt ‘flax’.2 Dutch: from a short form of a Germanic name formed with lind ( see Linde 1).3 Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a linen weaver or merchant.

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

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Story Highlight

Confusion on Name ID # 11202036 has her name as Mary Francis Sheets Lamb. Her spouses John Stanley Hodges, John Moore, and Unknown Lamb. Her headstone reads Mary F Lamb. Her children listed Hugh Jamison …

Sources (3)

  • Frances Jacobs, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lannie Jacobs in household of Adam Jacobs, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Fannie Jacob in household of Adam Jacob, "United States Census, 1900"

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