Samuel Jacobs

31 August 1785–1829 (Age 43)
Mansfield, Tolland, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Samuel

When Samuel Jacobs was born on 31 August 1785, in Mansfield, Tolland, Connecticut, United States, his father, Samuel Jacobs, was 46 and his mother, Elizabeth Perkins, was 40. He married Dorothy Hackett in 1800, in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died in 1829, at the age of 44.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Jacobs
1785–1829
Dorothy Hackett
1783–
Marriage: 1800
Martha Philena Jacobs
1818–1902
John Spencer Davis Jacobs
1820–1900

Spouse and Children

    Male1785–1829Male

    Dorothy Hackett

    Female1783–Female

MARRIAGE
1800
Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
children

(2)

    Martha Philena Jacobs

    Female1818–1902Female

    John Spencer Davis Jacobs

    Male1820–1900Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 1

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1788 · Connecticut Becomes the 5th State

Age 3

Connecticut became a state on January 9, 1788. In 1650, before it was a state, the boundary of Connecticut ran north from the westside of Greenwich Bay and the coast of the Pacific Ocean. During the 1600s, Westmoreland County was in Connecticut when the boundaries were changed Westmoreland County went to Pennsylvania.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 15

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.

Name Meaning

Jewish and English: patronymic from the personal name Jacob . As a Jewish surname it has also assimilated various other patronymics from the same personal name, as for example Jacobowitz .

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

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  • Samuel Jacobs, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

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