Clarence H. Jacobs

Brief Life History of Clarence H.

When Clarence H. Jacobs was born on 16 November 1896, in Woden, Nacogdoches, Texas, United States, his father, James Claiborne Jacobs, was 38 and his mother, Josephine King, was 38. He married Emma Shofner on 28 February 1925, in Nacogdoches Land District, Texas, United States. He lived in Justice Precinct 1, Nacogdoches, Texas, United States in 1900 and Justice Precinct 4, Nacogdoches, Texas, United States in 1910. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 28 October 1933, in Nacogdoches, Province of Texas, Mexico, at the age of 36, and was buried in Woden, Nacogdoches, Texas, United States.

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Clarence H. Jacobs
1896–1933
Emma Shofner
1900–
Marriage: 28 February 1925

Sources (7)

  • Clarence Jacobs in household of James Jacobs, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Clarence Jacobs, "Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977"
  • Clarence H Jacobs, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."

1907 · Not for profit elections

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

Dutch, Flemish, German, English, and Jewish: patronymic from the personal name Jacob , ‘Jacob's (son)’, with genitival (or, as an English name, post-medieval excrescent) -s. This surname is also found in France (Nord, Alsace, and Lorraine). As a Jewish surname it has absorbed various other Jewish patronymics from the same personal name, as for example Jacobowitz , and in North America also cognates from other languages, for example Slovenian Jakopič (patronymic from an old variant of the personal name Jakob ).

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

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