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Nicholas Jacks, Sr. (1785 - 1854)

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Nicholas Jacks
1785 - 1854
Born
1785
Jacks Creek, TN (5 May 1784)
Death
January 5, 1854
Pineland, Sabine Co., TX and was buried in ,Hemphill, Sabine Co., TX.
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Nicholas Jacks, Sr. was born in 1785 at Jacks Creek, TN (5 May 1784). He died on January 5, 1854 at Pineland, Sabine Co., TX and was buried in ,Hemphill, Sabine Co., TX. at 69 years of age.
Updated: August 25, 2011
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Nicholas Jacks, Sr. passed away on January 5, 1854 at Pineland, Sabine Co., TX and was buried in ,Hemphill, Sabine Co., TX. at age 69. He was born in 1785 at Jacks Creek, TN (5 May 1784). We have no information about Nicholas' family.
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1785 - 1854 World Events

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In 1801, Nicholas was 16 years old when on January 1st, after a brief period of independence, Ireland was merged with Great Britain, creating The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.

In 1810, at the age of 25 years old, Nicholas was alive when on September 23rd, the Republic of West Florida - now the eastern part of Louisiana - declared independence from Spain. The Republic lasted only a few months - until the United States annexed it later in the same year.

In 1836, when he was 51 years old, on October 22nd, Sam Houston was inaugurated as the first elected President of the Republic of Texas, which was formed in 1836 as a result of Texas' independence from Mexico. He served two years, per the Texas Constitution - subsequent Presidents could serve three years.

In 1844, by the time he was 59 years old, on June 6th in London, George Williams set up the first YMCA based on the idea of a healthy "body, mind, and spirit" - what he considered Christian values. Now headquartered in Geneva Switzerland, there are over 57 million worldwide beneficiaries and 125 national associations.

In 1854, in the year of Nicholas Jacks, Sr.'s passing, on February 28th, the GOP - the Republican Party - was founded in Ripon, Wisconsin by "modernizers", anti-slavery proponents, ex-Whigs, and ex-"Free-Soilers" - who opposed the expansion of slavery. The first Republican President of the United States was Abraham Lincoln.

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