Jacob J Barcus

1859–1912 (Age 52)
Elliottstown, Effingham, Illinois, United States

The Life of Jacob J

When Jacob J Barcus was born on 28 June 1859, in Elliottstown, Effingham, Illinois, United States, his father, George Washington Barcus, was 47 and his mother, Grace Workman, was 37. He married Hennrietta Belle Parks on 28 October 1880, in Elliottstown, Effingham, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Illinois, United States in 1870 and Douglas Grove Township, Custer, Nebraska, United States in 1900. He died on 4 March 1912, in Broken Bow, Custer, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Lone Tree Cemetery, Custer, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jacob J Barcus
1859–1912
Hennrietta Belle Parks
1860–1916
Marriage: 28 October 1880
Lillian Grace Barcus
1881–1896
Josephine Barcus
1884–1897
Mabel Hattie Barcus
1888–1988
Cleo Gertrude Barcus
1890–1978
Samuel Isaac Barcus
1892–1897
Jacob Arthur Barcus
1894–1897
Leeila Barcus
1897–1899

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
28 October 1880
Elliottstown, Effingham, Illinois, United States
children

(7)

+2 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • George Washington Barcus

    Male1811–1885Male

  • Female1822–1883Female

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1861 · Simple life to Soldiers

Age 2

Illinois contributed 250,000 soldiers to the Union Army, ranking it fourth in terms of the total men fighting for a single state. Troops mainly fought in the Western side of the Appalachian Mountains, but a few regiments played important roles in the East side. Several thousand Illinoisians died during the war. No major battles were fought in the state, although several towns became sites for important supply depots and navy yards. Not everyone in the state supported the war and there were calls for secession in Southern Illinois several residents. However, the movement for secession soon died after the proposal was blocked.
1863

Age 4

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 16

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Lithuanian: variant spelling of Bartkus .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Jacob Barcus in household of Geo W Barcus, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Jacob J Barcus, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jacob Barcus in household of Geo W Barcus, "United States Census, 1870"

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