Jacob Wetzel

1806–1850 (Age 44)
South Carolina, United States

The Life of Jacob

When Jacob Wetzel was born in 1806, in South Carolina, United States, his father, John Wetzel, was 27 and his mother, Sallie Anderson, was 24. He married Elizabeth King in 1824, in Buncombe, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in George Township, Colleton, South Carolina, United States in 1830 and Colleton, South Carolina, United States in 1840. He died in 1850, in North Carolina, United States, at the age of 44.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Wetzel
1806–1850
Elizabeth King
1804–1887
Marriage: 1824
Jane Elmira Wetzel
1825–1908
Sarah Betsy Wetzell
1828–1919
Benjamin C. Wetzel
1830–1867
Elizabeth Wetzel
1845–
Daniel King Wetzel
1841–1909

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1824
Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
children

(5)

    Female1825–1908Female

    Sarah Betsy Wetzell

    Female1828–1919Female

    Benjamin C. Wetzel

    Male1830–1867Male

    Daniel King Wetzel

    Male1841–1909Male

    Elizabeth Wetzel

    Female1845–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

World Events (7)

1808

Age 2

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812

Age 6

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 13

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

German: from a pet form of Wenzel .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Jacob Witsell, "United States Census, 1830"
  • Jacob Whetsel, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Pamphlet of JO Wetzel Personal BIO

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