Jacob Whitehead

about 1736–
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Jacob

When Jacob Whitehead was born about 1736, in North Carolina, United States, his father, Abraham Whitehead, was 24 and his mother, Ann, was 23. He married ? in 1757, in Edgecombe, North Carolina, United States.

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Jacob Whitehead
1736–
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Marriage: 1757

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MARRIAGE
1757
Edgecombe, North Carolina, United States

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World Events (6)

1776

Age 40

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 40

North Carolina is the 12th state.
1799 · Gold Nuggets Found

Age 63

"In 1799, in Little Meadow Creak located in Cabarrus County, North Carolina a large yellow """"rock"""" was found by Conrad Reed. A few years later it was determined that the """"rock"""" was a gold nugget."

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: nickname for someone with fair or prematurely white hair, from Middle English whit ‘white’ + heved ‘head’.2 Irish (Connacht): erroneous translation of Ó Ceanndubháin ‘descendant of the little black-headed one’ ( see Canavan ), as if from Gaelic ceann ‘head’ + bán ‘white’.3 Translated form of German Weisshaupt ( see Weishaupt ) or Weisskopf ( see Weiskopf ).

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

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