Jacob Calvin Till Arant

1876–1949 (Age 72)
McKenzie, Butler, Alabama, United States

The Life of Jacob Calvin Till

When Jacob Calvin Till Arant was born on 19 October 1876, in McKenzie, Butler, Alabama, United States, his father, Calvin Luther "Losidy" Arant, was 43 and his mother, Mary Caroline Williams, was 32. He married Alva Jeanora Huggins on 19 April 1899, in McKenzie, Butler, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Election Precinct 8 Jamestown, Conecuh, Alabama, United States in 1920 and Election Precinct 19 McKenzie, Butler, Alabama, United States in 1940. He died on 27 February 1949, in McKenzie, Butler, Alabama, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in South Butler Cemetery, Butler, Alabama, United States.

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Jacob Calvin Till Arant
Alva Jeanora Huggins
Marriage: 19 April 1899
Ila Mae Arant
Cecil Glenn Arant
Melba Ellen Arant
Ernest Jackson Arant

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19 April 1899
McKenzie, Butler, Alabama, United States


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1895 · Alabama State Flag is Adopted

Age 19

Alabama adopted its state flag on February 16, 1895. Act 383 of the Alabama state legislature states, “The flag of the State of Alabama shall be a crimson cross of St. Andrew on a field of white.”
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 20

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

German: variant of Arndt .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Jacob Arant in household of C L Arant, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Jacob C Avant, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jacob C Arout, "United States Census, 1930"

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