Mary Ella Jacobs

Brief Life History of Mary Ella

When Mary Ella Jacobs was born on 24 May 1870, in Dorset, Bennington, Vermont, United States, her father, Josephus R. Jacobs, was 38 and her mother, Mary A. Rogers, was 37. She married John A Conroy on 29 August 1895, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States. She lived in Manchester Depot, Manchester, Bennington, Vermont, United States in 1935 and Manchester, Bennington, Vermont, United States in 1940. She died on 21 October 1958, in Dorset, Bennington, Vermont, United States, at the age of 88.

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John A Conroy
Mary Ella Jacobs
Marriage: 29 August 1895

Sources (8)

  • Mary Johnson in household of James Johnson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary E Jacobs, "Massachusetts State Vital Records, 1841-1920"
  • Mary E Johnston in household of James G Johnston, "United States Census, 1940"

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Name Meaning

Dutch, Flemish, German, English, and Jewish: patronymic from the personal name Jacob , ‘Jacob's (son)’, with genitival (or, as an English name, post-medieval excrescent) -s. This surname is also found in France (Nord, Alsace, and Lorraine). As a Jewish surname it has absorbed various other Jewish patronymics from the same personal name, as for example Jacobowitz , and in North America also cognates from other languages, for example Slovenian Jakopič (patronymic from an old variant of the personal name Jakob ).

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

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