Jacob Wesley McDonald

5 March 1888–1977 (Age 88)
Sutton, Braxton, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Jacob Wesley

When Jacob Wesley McDonald was born on 5 March 1888, in Sutton, Braxton, West Virginia, United States, his father, John Clark McDonald, was 28 and his mother, Priscilla Arbogast, was 32. He married Turia Wetherholt in 1913, in Upshur, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Huttonsville, Randolph, West Virginia, United States in 1900 and Washington Magisterial District, Upshur, West Virginia, United States for about 10 years. He died in 1977, at the age of 89, and was buried in Buckhannon, Upshur, West Virginia, United States.

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Jacob Wesley McDonald
Turia Wetherholt
Marriage: 1913
Glenvil Roy Mcdonald

Spouse and Children

Upshur, West Virginia, United States


    Glenvil Roy Mcdonald


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World Events (8)

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.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 2

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 24

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Dhomhnuill, a patronymic from the personal name Domhnall, which is composed of the ancient Celtic elements domno- ‘world’ + val- ‘might’, ‘rule’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jacob W Mc Daniel in household of John C Mc Daniel, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Jacob W Mcdonald, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jacob Mcdonald, "United States Census, 1930"

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