Jacob Jewell Severance

4 November 1804–9 January 1896 (Age 91)
Sandwich, Carroll, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Jacob Jewell

When Jacob Jewell Severance was born on 4 November 1804, in Sandwich, Carroll, New Hampshire, United States, his father, John Severance Jr, was 29 and his mother, Lydia Jewell, was 26. He married Susannah Roberts on 20 March 1832, in Sandwich, Carroll, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Meredith, Belknap, New Hampshire, United States in 1850. He died on 9 January 1896, in Laconia, Belknap, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Laconia, Belknap, New Hampshire, United States.

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Jacob Jewell Severance
Susannah Roberts
Marriage: 20 March 1832
Mary Augusta Severance
Alice Severance
William J Severance

Spouse and Children

20 March 1832
Sandwich, Carroll, New Hampshire, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 4

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1808 · Concord Becomes the Capital

Age 4

In 1808, Concord became the capital of New Hampshire. It was originally the Penacook Plantation given to the state by the Massachusetts Bay Colony. 
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 26

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

Alteration by folk etymology of German Severens, a derivative of the Latin personal name Severinus ( see Severin ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Jacob Severance, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Jacob G Severance, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jacob J Severance, "United States Census, 1860"

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