William Jacob Agee

1758–1834 (Age 76)
Buckingham, Virginia, British Colonial America

The Life of William Jacob

When William Jacob Agee was born in 1758, in Buckingham, Virginia, British Colonial America, his father, Anthony Matthew Agee Sr, was 39 and his mother, Christian Worley, was 39. He married Catharine Patton Lay in 1785, in Buckingham, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He registered for military service in 1812. He died in 1834, in Scott, Virginia, United States, at the age of 76.

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William Jacob Agee
Catharine Patton Lay
Marriage: 1785
Michael William Agee
Ambrose Ambers Agee
Lawrence Agee Sr.
William Agee

Spouse and Children

Buckingham, Virginia, United States


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World Events (8)

1758 · Mount Vernon

Age 0

Mount Vernon Plantation was the home of George Washington. It started off as 2,000 acres and was later expanded to 8,000 acres. The house itself started off as a six room building then got extended to twenty-one rooms.

Age 17

"Patrick Henry made his ""Give me Liberty or Give me Death"" speech in Richmond Virginia."
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 22

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.

Name Meaning

French (Huguenot): of uncertain origin. Perhaps a variant of Ajean, i.e. (enfant) à Jean ‘(child) of John’ ( see Agent ), or of Ager .

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Agee, "United States Census, 1820"
  • William Agee, "United States Census, 1830"
  • William Agee, "United States War of 1812 Index to Service Records, 1812-1815"

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