Jacob Abegg

1819–1895 (Age 75)
Zürich, Switzerland

The Life of Jacob

When Jacob Abegg was born on 2 November 1819, in Zürich, Switzerland, his father, Jacob Abegg, was 27 and his mother, Susana Abegg, was 26. He married Ann Tubaugh in Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Adams Township, Wapello, Iowa, United States in 1860 and Iowa, United States in 1870. He died on 22 January 1895, at the age of 75, and was buried in Abegg Cemetery, Wapello, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Abegg
1819–1895
Ann Tubaugh
1822–1904
Marriage:
Benjamin F Abegg
1843–1915
Bertha Abegg
1846–
Susanna Abegg
1848–
John Henry Abegg
1850–1914
Mary Abegg
1850–
Aurelia Abegg
1854–
Jacob Abegg
1859–
Elizabeth Ann "Libbie" Abegg
1861–1931
William Abegg
1863–1929
Walter Abegg
1868–1928
Abegg
1870–
Abegg
1872–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
Switzerland
children

(12)

  • Benjamin F Abegg

    Male1843–1915Male

  • Bertha Abegg

    Female1846–Female

  • Susanna Abegg

    Female1848–Female

  • John Henry Abegg

    Male1850–1914Male

  • Mary Abegg

    Female1850–Female

+7 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Jacob Abegg

    Male1792–1851Male

  • Susana Abegg

    Female1793–1859Female

siblings

(6)

  • Hans Heinrich Abegg

    Male1815–1886Male

  • Male1819–1895Male

  • Elisabetha Abegg

    Female1820–1820Female

  • Anna Susanna Abegg

    Female1823–Female

  • Verena Abegg

    Female1828–1829Female

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1820 · Making States Equal

Age 1

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1820 · Making Land more affordable

Age 1

"The United States law requiring full payment at the time of purchase and registration of any land. to help encourage sales and make land more affordable, Congress reduced the minimum price of dollar per acre and the minimum size that could be purchased. Most of this land for sale was located on the frontier which was then ""The West"". This Act was good for many Americans, but it was also over used by wealthy investors."
1846

Age 27

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

South German and Swiss German: topographic name for someone who lived near the corner of a mountain, from German ab- ‘off’ + Egg, dialect form of Eck(e) ‘promontory’, ‘corner’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Jacob Abegg, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Jacob Abegg, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Jacob Abegg, "United States Census, 1880"

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