Jacob Eby

Brief Life History of Jacob

When Jacob Eby was born on 23 June 1843, in West Alexandria, Preble, Ohio, United States, his father, Wilson Eby, was 27 and his mother, Elizabeth Stover, was 19. He married Martha Jane Jordon on 24 December 1867, in Warren, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Preble, Ohio, United States in 1870 and Madison Township, Montgomery, Ohio, United States for about 40 years. He died on 1 December 1925, in Brookville, Montgomery, Ohio, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Arlington, Montgomery, Ohio, United States.

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Jacob Eby
Martha Jane Jordon
Marriage: 24 December 1867
Charles Wilson Eby
Perry Jacob Eby
Daniel Christian Eby
Katherine Lavinia Eby

Sources (20)

  • Jacob Ely in household of Wilson Ely, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jacob Eby, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Jacob Eby, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

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Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.


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Name Meaning

Swiss German: variant of Ebi, Äbi, Aebi , Äby, or Aeby, all from a pet form of the personal name Eberhardt or Adalbert (see Albert ). Compare Ebey .

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

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