Ada Alma Jacobs

13 November 1899–7 October 1994 (Age 94)
Peoria, Peoria, Illinois, United States

The Life of Ada Alma

When Ada Alma Jacobs was born on 13 November 1899, in Peoria, Peoria, Illinois, United States, her father, Frank Jacobs, was 31 and her mother, Elmyra "Ella" Householder, was 30. She had at least 1 daughter with Jay Monroe Mckittrick. She lived in Leyden Township, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1930 and Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States in 1940. She died on 7 October 1994, at the age of 94, and was buried in Anderson, Madison, Indiana, United States.

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Jay Monroe Mckittrick
Ada Alma Jacobs
Edith Mae McKittrick

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Parents and Siblings

    Frank Jacobs


    Elmyra "Ella" Householder




    Albert Wood Jacobs




    Frank Jacobs




World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 7

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1925 · Woman's World's Fair

Age 26

The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women

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)

  • Ada Jacob in household of Frank Jacob, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ada A Jacobs in household of Frank Jacobs, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ada A Mckittrick in household of Jay M Mckittrick, "United States Census, 1940"

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