Elizabeth Jacobs

1835–
Illinois, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Jacobs was born in 1835, in Illinois, United States, her father, John Claborn Jacobs, was 28 and her mother, Elizabeth Hammack, was 35. She married Elwood Nicholson in 1865, in Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons.

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Family Time Line

Elwood Nicholson
1830–
Elizabeth Jacobs
1835–
Marriage: 1865
David Newton Nicholson
1866–1951
John Nicholson

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1865
Illinois, United States
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

    John Claborn Jacobs

    Male1807–1865Male

    Elizabeth Hammack

    Female1800–1860Female

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 1

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.
1839 · From Swamp to Beautiful Place

Age 4

By 1829 Venus, Illinois had grown sufficiently and in 1832 was one of the contenders for the new county seat. However, the honor was awarded to a nearby city, Carthage. In 1834 the name Venus was changed to Commerce because the settlers felt that the new name better suited their plans. But during late 1839, arriving members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints bought the small town of Commerce and in April 1840 it was renamed Nauvoo by Joseph Smith Jr., who led the Latter-Day Saints to Nauvoo to escape persecution in Missouri. The name Nauvoo is derived from the traditional Hebrew language. It is notable that by 1844 Nauvoo's population had swollen to around 12,000 residents, rivaling the size of Chicago at the time. After the Latter-Day Saints left the population settled down toward 2,000 people.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 31

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Name Meaning

Jewish and English: patronymic from the personal name Jacob . As a Jewish surname it has also assimilated various other patronymics from the same personal name, as for example Jacobowitz .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Jacobs in entry for David Nicholson and Nora Davis, "Oklahoma, County Marriages, 1890-1995"
  • Elizabeth Jacobs in entry for David Nicholson, "Oklahoma Marriages, 1870-1930"
  • Elizabeth Jacobs in entry for David Nickelson and Nora Davis, "Oklahoma Marriages, 1870-1930"

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