Jacob Mohr

26 September 1880–10 July 1954 (Age 73)
Bohn, Russia

The Life of Jacob

Jacob Mohr was born on 26 September 1880, in Bohn, Russia. He had at least 1 son with Amalia Mohr. He died on 10 July 1954, in Sheboygan, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 73.

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Jacob Mohr
1880–1954
Amalia Mohr
1878–1959
Gustave Mohr
1912–1971

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World Events (3)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 2

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.
1883 · The Newhall House Hotel Fire

Age 3

A fire erupted on January 10, 1883, at the Newhall Hotel in Milwaukee. The fire began at 4:00 am in an elevator shaft and raced up through the building. The fire spread so quickly that many could not escape. General and Mrs. Tom Thumb, stars of P.T. Barnum's circus, were guests in the hotel at the time of the fire. A firefighter reached them by ladder and they were able to escape safely. The exact number of deaths remains unknown as the hotel register was destroyed in the fire, however, the death toll is estimated between 75-90.

Name Meaning

1 North German: topographic name for someone who lived in a fen, Middle Low German mōr.2 German and Dutch: nickname for a man of swarthy complexion, from Middle High German mōr, Middle Dutch mo(e)r ‘Moor’.3 German: from a short form of an old personal name, Morhart ( see Morath ).

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

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