Jacob Carroll Arant

1920–2011 (Age 91)
Greenwood, Greenwood, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Jacob Carroll

When Jacob Carroll Arant was born on 10 May 1920, in Greenwood, Greenwood, South Carolina, United States, his father, Shedrick Summers Arant, was 33 and his mother, Allye Lee Bullock, was 37. He married Mattie Cornelia Timmerman on 23 December 1944, in Harrison, Mississippi, United States. He lived in Township 7 Moon, Newberry, South Carolina, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1944. He died on 13 October 2011, in South Carolina, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Cross Hill, Laurens, South Carolina, United States.

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Jacob Carroll Arant
Mattie Cornelia Timmerman
Marriage: 23 December 1944

Spouse & Children

  • Male1920–2011Male

  • Mattie Cornelia Timmerman


23 December 1944
Harrison, Mississippi, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Shedrick Summers Arant


  • Female1883–1974Female



World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 3

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 24

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

German: variant of Arndt .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Jake Arant in household of S S Arant, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jacob Carroll Arant, "Mississippi, County Marriages, 1858-1979"
  • Jake Arant Sr in entry for Mrs Elizabeth Workman Arant, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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