Jacob Edward Eastering

5 January 1859–21 November 1942 (Age 83)
Dorchester, South Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Jacob Edward

When Jacob Edward Eastering was born on 5 January 1859, in Dorchester, South Carolina, United States, his father, Alexander Edward Easterling, was 30 and his mother, Ellen Elizabeth Infinger, was 29. He had at least 3 sons and 4 daughters with Angeline Mathilda Sweat. He lived in Burns Township, Colleton, South Carolina, United States in 1880 and Burns Township, Dorchester, South Carolina, United States in 1920. He died on 21 November 1942, in Ridgeville, Dorchester, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Bonnerest Garden Of The Resurrection Cemetery, Ridgeville, Dorchester, South Carolina, United States.

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Jacob Edward Eastering
Angeline Mathilda Sweat
Annie Maisie Easterling
Ida V Easterling
Dora Easterling
Edward Washington Easterling
Jacob Eugene Easterling
Frances Ruth Easterling
Henry Arthur Easterling

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World Events (8)

Age 1
In 1860, South Carolina quit the United States because its citizens were in favor of slavery and President Lincoln was not. The Civil War started a year later.
Age 4
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
Age 22
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.

Name Meaning

1 Americanized form of German Oesterling .2 English: derivative of Easter 1, with the addition of the Germanic suffix -ling.

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

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Sources (18)

  • Jacob Easterling in household of Abbert Easterling, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Jacob E Easterling, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jacob Easterling in household of Ellen Easterling, "United States Census, 1880"

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