John Jacobs

1858–1935 (Age 76)
Bay Settlement, Brown, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of John

When John Jacobs was born on 4 September 1858, in Bay Settlement, Brown, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Hermanus Jacobs, was 41 and his mother, Hermina Mary Thijssen, was 41. He married Rosaline Hermans on 19 April 1882, in Brown, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Scott, Brown, Wisconsin, United States for about 50 years. He died on 28 May 1935, in Bay Settlement, Brown, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Holy Cross Cemetery, Bay Settlement, Brown, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Jacobs
1858–1935
Rosaline Hermans
1859–1933
Marriage: 19 April 1882
Wilhelmina Jacobs
1883–1972
Mary H Jacobs
1885–1975
Elizabeth Jacobs
1888–1928
William Jacobs
1892–1971
Albert Jacobs
1895–1973
Henry Jacobs
1898–1900
Henry Hubert Jacobs
1901–1977

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 April 1882
Brown, Wisconsin, United States
children

(7)

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Hermanus Jacobs

    Male1817–1901Male

    Hermina Mary Thijssen

    Female1817–1886Female

siblings

(9)

    Jacob Jacobs

    Male1839–1918Male

    Henry Jacobs

    Male1845–1848Male

    Theodora Jacobs

    Female1847–1848Female

    Henry Andrew Jacobs

    Male1849–1929Male

    Theodore Jacobs

    Male1852–1936Male

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1863

Age 5

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · The First Successful Typewriter is Invented

Age 9

A patent was filed on October 11, 1867, on a new direct action typewriter. The patent was filed by Christopher Latham Sholes, Carlos Glidden, and Samuel Soule who had invented the prototype in Milwaukee.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 23

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

Jewish and English: patronymic from the personal name Jacob . As a Jewish surname it has also assimilated various other patronymics from the same personal name, as for example Jacobowitz .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John Jacobs in household of Henry Jacobs, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John Jacobs in household of Herman Jacobs, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John Jacob, "United States Census, 1900"

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