The Shemwell Family

Zebulon William JacobsAge: 72 years18421914

Name
Zebulon William Jacobs
Given names
Zebulon William
Surname
Jacobs
Birth January 2, 1842 24 20
Marriage of a parentBrigham Young Sr.Zina Diantha HuntingtonView this family
Type: Religious marriage
February 2, 1846 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a brotherHenry Chariton Jacobs
March 22, 1846 (Age 4 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherWilliam Huntington
August 9, 1846 (Age 4 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 3 years)
Note: The Mexican-American War was an armed conflict between the United States of America and the United Mexican States from 1846 to 1848 in the wake of the 1845 U.S. annexation of Texas, which Mexico considered part of its territory despite the 1836 Texas Revolution - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mexican%E2%80%93American_War
Birth of a half-sisterZina Presendia Young
April 3, 1850 (Age 8 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 14 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 19 years)

Note: In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues including state's right versus federal authority, westward expansion and slavery exploded into the American Civil War - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Civil_War
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 24 years)
Note: The Alaska Purchase was the purchase of 586,412 square miles of new territory by the United States from the Russian Empire (a bargain at two cents an acre) - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alaska_Purchase
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 24 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 26 years)

Note: The First Transcontinental Railroad was a 1,907-mile contiguous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 across the western United States to connect the Pacific coast with the existing Eastern U.S. rail network - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Transcontinental_Railroad
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 35 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Death of a fatherHenry Bailey Jacobs
August 1, 1886 (Age 44 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 56 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
Death of a motherZina Diantha Huntington
August 28, 1901 (Age 59 years)
Death September 22, 1914 (Age 72 years)
Burial
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Salt Lake City Cemetery
Last change April 26, 202200:50:58

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
Henry Bailey Jacobs
Birth: May 5, 1817Manchester, Ontario, New York, United States
Death: August 1, 1886Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
mother
Marriage: March 7, 1841Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States
10 months
himself
Zebulon William Jacobs
Birth: January 2, 1842 24 20Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States
Death: September 22, 1914Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
4 years
younger brother
Henry Chariton Jacobs
Birth: March 22, 1846 28 25Chariton, Lucas, Iowa, United States
Death: October 17, 1915Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
Mother’s family with Joseph Smith Jr. - View this family
step-father
Joseph Smith Jr.Joseph Smith Jr.
Birth: December 23, 1805 34 30Sharon, Windsor, Vermont, United States
Death: June 27, 1844Carthage, Hancock, Illinois, United States
mother
Marriage: October 27, 1841Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States
Mother’s family with Brigham Young Sr. - View this family
step-father
Prophet Brigham YoungBrigham Young Sr.
Birth: June 1, 1801 38 36Whitingham, Windham, Vermont, United States
Death: August 29, 1877Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
mother
Marriage: February 2, 1846Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States
4 years
half-sister
Zina Presendia Young
Birth: April 3, 1850 48 29Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
Death: January 31, 1931Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

Zebulon William Jacobs has 9 first cousins recorded