Jacob Egly

29 September 1849–6 April 1934 (Age 84)
Butler, DeKalb, Indiana, United States

The Life of Jacob

When Jacob Egly was born on 29 September 1849, in Butler, DeKalb, Indiana, United States, his father, Heinrich Egly, was 25 and his mother, Katherine Goldschmidt, was 22. He married Lydia Moser in 1871, in Adams, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Monroe Township, Adams, Indiana, United States in 1900 and Jefferson Township, Adams, Indiana, United States in 1930. He died on 6 April 1934, in Woodburn, Allen, Indiana, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana, United States.

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Jacob Egly
Lydia Moser
Marriage: 1871
Noah Egly
Ellen Egly
Samuel S. Egly
Emma Egly
Catherine Egly
Henry W Egley
Mary M. Egly
Veronica Fanny Egly
Milo Jacob Egly

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Adams, Indiana, United States


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World Events (8)

1851 · Constitution of 1851

Age 2

Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.

Age 14

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 23

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

Swiss German: variant spelling of Egli .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jacob Egly in household of Samuel S Egly, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jacob Egley in household of Henry Egley, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Jacob Egly in household of Henry Egly, "United States Census, 1860"

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