Jacob Seals

22 November 1881–25 February 1898 (Age 16)
Wabash, Illinois, United States

The Life of Jacob

When Jacob Seals was born on 22 November 1881, in Wabash, Illinois, United States, his father, Thomas Jefferson Seals, was 39 and his mother, Ruth Ann Armstrong, was 35. He died on 25 February 1898, in his hometown, at the age of 16, and was buried in Lick Prairie Cemetery, Gards Point, Wabash, Illinois, United States.

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Thomas Jefferson Seals
Ruth Ann Armstrong
Lydia Jane Seals
Elizabeth Ellen "Ella" Seals
Sina Belle Seals
Franklin Elmer Seals
George Washington Seals
Bertha Seals
Jacob Seals
Ethel M. Seals

Parents and Siblings



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World Events (7)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 4

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 9

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Seal 4.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Jacob Seals, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Copy of Edd Seals, "Find A Grave Index"

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