Jacob Whitman

28 July 1762–27 August 1827 (Age 65)
Bristol, Bristol, Rhode Island, British Colonial America

The Life of Jacob

When Jacob Whitman was born on 28 July 1762, in Bristol, Bristol, Rhode Island, British Colonial America, his father, Jacob Stevens Whitman, was 45 and his mother, Hannah Hartshorn, was 36. He married Mary Angell on 3 April 1786, in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 27 August 1827, in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Whitman
1762–1827
Mary Angell
1767–1827
Marriage: 3 April 1786
Hannah Whitman
1787–1794
Martha Dorrance Whitman
1789–1821
Jane Whitman
1790–1886
Mary A. Whitman
1791–1878
Jacob Whitman
1795–1815
James Whitman
1796–1832
George Whitman
1800–1800
Charles Whitman
1804–1827
Eliza G. Whitman
1809–1837
John Dorrance Whitman
1811–1829

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
3 April 1786
Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States
children

(10)

    Hannah Whitman

    Female1787–1794Female

    Female1789–1821Female

    Jane Whitman

    Female1790–1886Female

    Mary A. Whitman

    Female1791–1878Female

    Jacob Whitman

    Male1795–1815Male

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Jacob Stevens Whitman

    Male1716–1802Male

    Female1725–1811Female

siblings

(15)

    Male1744–1750Male

    Jane Whitman

    Female1747–1765Female

    Mary Whitman

    Female1749–1750Female

    Female1750–1829Female

    Hannah Whitman

    Female1751–1781Female

+10 More Children

World Events (8)

1763 · First Synagogue in America

Age 1

The first Jewish Synagogue in America was built in Newport, Rhode Island in 1763. It still stands today, making it the oldest synagogue in the United States.
1776

Age 14

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780 · French Occupy Newport

Age 18

During 1780 to 1781, over 12,000 French troops occupy Newport, Rhode Island.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English whit ‘white’ + man ‘man’, either a nickname with the same sense as White , or else an occupational name for a servant of a bearer of the nickname White .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Jacob Whitman in entry for Mary A. Whitman, "Rhode Island, Providence County, Providence, Swan Point Cemetery Records, ca.1846-ca.1950"
  • Jacob Whitman in entry for Hannah Whitman, "Rhode Island, Providence County, Providence, Swan Point Cemetery Records, ca.1846-ca.1950"
  • Jacob Whitman, "Rhode Island, Vital records, 1846-1898, 1901-1953"

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