Jacob S. Byers

31 December 1844–
Henry, Indiana, United States

The Life of Jacob S.

When Jacob S. Byers was born on 31 December 1844, in Henry, Indiana, United States, his father, John Scott Byers, was 32 and his mother, Jemima W Parkhurst, was 31. He married Sarah Ann Elliott on 28 May 1874, in Henry, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Wayne Township, Henry, Indiana, United States in 1860 and Center Township, Marion, Indiana, United States in 1900.

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Family Time Line

Jacob S. Byers
1844–
Sarah Ann Elliott
1846–
Marriage: 28 May 1874
Russell T Byers
1875–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 May 1874
Henry, Indiana, United States
children

(1)

    Russell T Byers

    Male1875–Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

    Mary Ann Byers

    Female1840–Female

    Joseph Morrison Byers

    Male1842–1916Male

    Male1844–Male

    David P. Byers

    Male1847–Male

    John Clarkson Byers

    Male1852–Male

World Events (8)

1846

Age 2

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1851 · Constitution of 1851

Age 7

Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 31

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and northern English: topographic name for someone who lived by a cattleshed, Middle English byre, or a habitational name with the same meaning, from any of several places named with Old English bȳre, for example Byers Green in County Durham or Byres near Edinburgh.2 Americanized spelling of German Bayers .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jacob Byers in household of John Byers, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jacob S Byres in household of John Byers, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Jacob S Byers in household of Lucinda Huddleson, "United States Census, 1900"

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