Jacob Emerick

Brief Life History of Jacob

When Jacob Emerick was born on 16 November 1811, in Montgomery, Ohio, United States, his father, Michael Emerick, was 24 and his mother, Judith Noffsinger, was 21. He married Phebe Potter on 21 July 1833, in Darke, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Bond, Illinois, United States in 1860 and Fayette, Illinois, United States in 1870. He died in 1875, in Illinois, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Fayette, Illinois, United States.

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Jacob Emerick
Phebe Potter
Marriage: 21 July 1833
Daniel O. Emerick
William Emrick
Eliza Emrick
Judith Emerick
Sophia Emrick

Sources (6)

  • Jacob Emerick, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Jacob Eruerick, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"
  • Jake Emrick in entry for Joel Emrick, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"

World Events (8)


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


Historical Boundaries: 1817: Bond, Illinois Territory, United States 1818: Bond, Illinois, United States

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

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

Americanized form of German Emerich or Emmerich .

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

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