Jacob Luther Vance

13 February 1869–25 July 1926 (Age 57)
Hart, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Jacob Luther

When Jacob Luther Vance was born on 13 February 1869, in Hart, Kentucky, United States, his father, Josephus Huett Vance, was 37 and his mother, Eliza Jane Pulliam, was 43. He married Elizabeth F Mitchell on 20 August 1895, in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Munfordville, Hart, Kentucky, United States for about 10 years. He died on 25 July 1926, in Rowletts, Hart, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Horse Cave, Hart, Kentucky, United States.

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Jacob Luther Vance
Elizabeth F Mitchell
Marriage: 20 August 1895
Luther F Vance
Elsie Jane Vance
Noah Warren Vance

Spouse and Children


    Elizabeth F Mitchell


20 August 1895
Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States


    Luther F Vance


    Elsie Jane Vance


    Noah Warren Vance


Parents and Siblings



    Elisha Galloway Vance


    James Woodford Vance


    John Marshall Vance Sr




World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote

Age 1

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.

Age 17

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

English and Irish: topographic name for someone who lived by a fen or marsh, Old English fenn. Compare Fann .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jacob L Vance in household of Joe H Vance, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Jacob Vance, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jacob L Vance, "United States Census, 1920"

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