Jacob Foltz

16 September 1810–14 January 1896 (Age 85)
York, York, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Jacob

When Jacob Foltz was born on 16 September 1810, his father, George Foltz, was 33 and his mother, Anna Margaret Wentz, was 29. He died on 14 January 1896, in York, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Shiloh, West Manchester Township, York, Pennsylvania, United States.

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George Foltz
Anna Margaret Wentz
Jacob Foltz

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World Events (8)


Age 2

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

Age 2

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 26

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Volz .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jacob Fols, "BillionGraves Index"
  • Jacob Fols, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Jacob Wenns, "Pennsylvania, Births and Christenings, 1709-1950"

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