Beverly Jean Jacobs

25 March 1941–13 June 2007 (Age 66)
Roanoke, Virginia, United States

The Life of Beverly Jean

When Beverly Jean Jacobs was born on 25 March 1941, in Roanoke, Virginia, United States, her father, Payton Bernard Jacobs, was 22 and her mother, Evangeline Mottesheard, was 23. She died on 13 June 2007, in Prince George, Prince George, Virginia, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Dinwiddie, Dinwiddie, Virginia, United States.

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Payton Bernard Jacobs
Evangeline Mottesheard
Beverly Jean Jacobs
Anna Lucille Jacobs

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World Events (8)

1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 1

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 3

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Age 19

Squaw Valley, California, United States hosts Winter Olympic Games.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Beverly Jean Jacobs, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"
  • Mrs Beverly Dillion Jacobs Dillon, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Beverly Jean Dillon, "Find A Grave Index"

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