Eva Jacobs

Female27 March 1872–25 December 1900

Brief Life History of Eva

When Eva Jacobs was born on 27 March 1872, in Clark, Indiana, United States, her father, Thomas Benton Jacobs, was 33 and her mother, Delphia Ann Summers, was 27. She married Daniel Ellsworth Donahew on 31 October 1895, in Jeffersonville, Jeffersonville Township, Clark, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Utica Township, Clark, Indiana, United States in 1880. She died on 25 December 1900, at the age of 28, and was buried in Jeffersonville, Jeffersonville Township, Clark, Indiana, United States.

Photos and Memories (0)

Photos and Memories

Do you know Eva? Do you have a story about her that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Daniel Ellsworth Donahew
Eva Jacobs
Marriage: 31 October 1895
Arthur Ladmer Donahew

Sources (8)

  • Eva Jacobs in household of Thomas Jacobs, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Eva Jacobs, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Eva Donahew, "Indiana Death Index, 1882-1920"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 October 1895Jeffersonville, Jeffersonville Township, Clark, Indiana, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 3

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

    Age 3

    During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 9

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    Name Meaning

    Dutch, Flemish, German, English, and Jewish: patronymic from the personal name Jacob , ‘Jacob's (son)’, with genitival (or, as an English name, post-medieval excrescent) -s. This surname is also found in France (Nord, Alsace, and Lorraine). As a Jewish surname it has absorbed various other Jewish patronymics from the same personal name, as for example Jacobowitz , and in North America also cognates from other languages, for example Slovenian Jakopič (patronymic from an old variant of the personal name Jakob ).

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

    Possible Related Names

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.