Jacob Daniel Willems

4 February 1888–
Medora, Reno, Kansas, United States

The Life Summary of Jacob Daniel

When Jacob Daniel Willems was born on 4 February 1888, in Medora, Reno, Kansas, United States, his father, Klass D Willems, was 24 and his mother, Anna Klassen, was 22. He married Marian Hutchins on 15 June 1924. He lived in Nabisco Township, Texas, Oklahoma, United States in 1910.

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Jacob Daniel Willems
Marian Hutchins
Marriage: 15 June 1924

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  • Marriage
    15 June 1924
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    The Oklahoma Land Run on April 22, 1889, was the first land rush, or land opened for settlement on a first-come basis, opened to the Unassigned Lands. The land rush lured approximately 50,000 people, saddled with their fastest horses, looking to claim their piece of the newly available two million acres. The requirements included the settler to live and improve on their 160 acres for five years in order to receive the title. Choice land tempted people to hide out and get an early lead on their claim. These people became known as “sooners.” It is estimated that eleven thousand homesteads were claimed. Oklahoma Historical Society - Land Run of 1889
    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 2
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
    1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment
    Age 31
    The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

    Name Meaning

    Dutch, Flemish, and North German: patronymic from Willem . The surname of Flemish and German origin is also common in the Walloon part of Belgium (especially in its German-speaking part).English (Middlesex): variant of Williams .

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

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    Sources (1)

    • Jacob D Willems in household of Klaas D Willems, "United States Census, 1910"

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