Jacob Fernsler

12 April 1795–13 November 1859 (Age 64)
Lebanon, Lebanon, Pennsylvania, USA

The Life of Jacob

When Jacob Fernsler was born on 12 April 1795, his father, Peter Fernsler, was 32 and his mother, Susanna Carmony, was 23. He had at least 5 daughters with Elizabeth Bender. He lived in Guilford, Guilford Township, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States in 1850. He died on 13 November 1859, in Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church Cemetery, Marion, Guilford Township, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Fernsler
1795–1859
Elizabeth Bender
1792–1883
Sarah Farnsler
1824–1883
Rebecca Farnsler
1825–
Elizabeth Farnsler
1830–
Mary Farnsler
1834–
Catherine Farnsler
1845–

Spouse and Children

    Male1795–1859Male

    Elizabeth Bender

    Female1792–1883Female

children

(5)

    Sarah Farnsler

    Female1824–1883Female

    Rebecca Farnsler

    Female1825–Female

    Elizabeth Farnsler

    Female1830–Female

    Mary Farnsler

    Female1834–Female

    Catherine Farnsler

    Female1845–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (7)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 5

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1803

Age 8

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1812

Age 17

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Förnsler or Firnsler, presumably an occupational name for a varnish maker, from an agent derivative of Middle High German firnīs ‘varnish’, a loanword from Old French vernī.

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

Sources (3)

  • Jacob Fansler, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jacob Farnsler, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Jacob Fernsler in entry for Daniel Fernsler, "Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950"

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