Jacob S Elgisser (1857 - 1908)

Jacob S Elgisser
1857 - 1908
updated February 06, 2019
Jacob S Elgisser was born around 1857. He died on March 27, 1908 in New York at 51 years old.

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Jacob S Elgisser passed away on March 27, 1908 in New York at 51 years of age. He was born around 1857. We are unaware of information about Jacob's family.
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In 1857, in the year that Jacob S Elgisser was born, on March 4th, James Buchanan became the 15th President of the United States. Called a "doughface" by many - a Northerner with Southern sympathies - he said that he would only serve one term and he did what he said.

In 1864, he was just 7 years old when on June 15th, Arlington National Cemetery was created in Arlington Virginia. 200 acres from the grounds of Robert E. Lee's home were set aside to be a military cemetery. The home and grounds had been in Lee's wife's family - she was a great-granddaughter of Martha Washington.

In 1881, by the time he was 24 years old, on May 21st, Clara Barton, a nurse, founded the American Red Cross. She was inspired by the Red Cross in Geneva Switzerland and the International Red Cross.

In 1896, he was 39 years old when on January 4th, Utah became the 45th state in the United States. After the LDS Church banned polygamy in 1890, Utah's application for statehood became acceptable to Congress and the Utah Territory became Utah..

In 1908, in the year of Jacob S Elgisser's passing, Henry Ford developed the first Model T automobile, often called the Tin Lizzy or flivver. Produced from 1908 through 1927, it first sold for $850 - which made it affordable for every middle class family. Previously, cars were the province of the upper class and the introduction of the Model T and its availability changed U.S. culture. Within days of its release, over 15,000 cars had been ordered.

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