Jacob Elias Jacobson

1 September 1853–6 July 1902 (Age 48)
Stavanger, Rogaland, Norway

The Life Summary of Jacob Elias

When Jacob Elias Jacobson was born on 1 September 1853, in Stavanger, Rogaland, Norway, his father, Rasmus Erastus Jacobson Sr., was 30 and his mother, Iverine Engelbretsdatter, was 30. He married Harriet Ann Oscroft on 12 July 1875, in Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 6 July 1902, in Hyrum, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in Hyrum City Cemetery, Hyrum, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Jacob Elias Jacobson
Cecelia Elmira McBride
Marriage: 1 February 1878
Jacob Elias Jacobson
Cyrus Erastus Jacobson
Oliver Jacobson
Margaret Lorena Jacobson
Leslia LeRoy Jacobson
Cecil Nathaniel Jacobson
Gustus Jacobson
Oran Mead Jacobson
Edith Cecelia Jacobson
Helen Elizabeth Jacobson
Dora Belle Jacobson
Emery Willis Jacobson
Lathen Wells Jacobson

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  • Marriage
    1 February 1878Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1855 · Erik Werenskiold
    Age 2
    Birth year of Erik Werenskiold Norwegian painter and illustrator. He was especially known for his drawings of the Asbjørnsen and Moe fairytale collection.
    Age 10
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
    Age 14
    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    Name Meaning

    English, Swedish, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from the personal name Jacob denoting ‘Jacob's son’. In North America, this surname has absorbed various cognates from other languages, including Scandinavian (see 2 below) and, in some cases, Croatian Jakobović (which is from the personal name Jakob ).Americanized form of Swedish Jacobsson or Jakobsson and Danish, Norwegian, North German, or Dutch Jacobsen or Jakobsen , all cognates of 1 above.

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

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    Sources (74)

    • Jacob Elias Jacobson in entry for son Emery Willis Jacobson, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records"
    • 1880 United States Census for Jacob Elias Jacobson & Cecelia Elmira McBride Jacobson
    • Jacob Elias Jacobson in entry for Gustus Jacobson, "Idaho Death Certificate"

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