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Jacob Josephus "To Tall Jake" Mefford
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Birth: Dec. 9, 1873
Owen County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Jun. 20, 1949
Monroe City
Monroe County
Missouri, USA

Jacob was the son of Francis (Frank) Marion Mefford and Mary Margaret See.

He was married in 1897 to Eva Bell Ball. To that union were born four children: Ura Belle, Sylvia Jane, Elmer F.D., and Eva Lee Mefford.

1880 Census: Washington Township, Monroe County, MO
Francis 34, Mary 27, Sarah 8, Jacob 6, Carra 3, Lissa 11 months.

1900 Census: Jackson Township, Monroe County, MO
Frank 52, Mary 47, Carrie 19, Lacy 18, Nora 16, Marion 14, Eva 10, Allen 8, Henry 6.

1910 Census: Salt River Township, Ralls County, MO
Jesse W. 31, Lasa B. 30, Mary V. 5, Velva M. 1.

1920 Census: Jefferson Township, Monroe County, MO
Jess 41, Lara B. 40, Mary Virginia 15, Velva May 11, Jessie Oneal 9, Arlie Thomas 7, Francis Marion 5, Elvis Paul 4.

1930 Census: Jefferson Township, Monroe County, MO
Jess W. 51, Lasa B. 50, Jessie O. 18, Arlie T. 16, Francis M. 15, Elsworth P. 14, Floyd 9.

1940 Census: Jefferson Township, Monroe County, MO
Jess 61, Lucy B. 60, Oneal 28, Arlie 26, Francis 25, Ellsworth 23, Floyd 19.

Spellings and ages are on the census records.


 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Francis Marion Mefford (1848 - 1905)
  Mary Margaret See Mefford (1853 - 1919)
 
 Spouse:
  Eva Bell Ball Mefford (1876 - 1947)*
 
 Children:
  Ura Belle Mefford Clarkson (1897 - 1976)*
  Sylvia Jane Mefford Alexander (1899 - 1965)*
  Elmer F Mefford (1904 - 1975)*
  Eva Lee Mefford Moore (1908 - 1997)*
 
 Siblings:
  Sarah Ann Mefford Vernon (1871 - 1963)*
  Jacob Josephus Mefford (1873 - 1949)
  Lasa B Mefford Patterson (1879 - 1970)*
  Carrie Lou Mefford Hauschulte (1880 - 1964)*
  Nora See Mefford Finney (1881 - 1951)*
  Francis Marion Mefford (1885 - 1961)*
  Albert Lee Mefford (1890 - 1964)*
  Henry Sylvanus Mefford (1893 - 1977)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Godfrey Cemetery
Hunnewell
Shelby County
Missouri, USA
 
Maintained by: Mary Clarkson Turek
Originally Created by: Ann
Record added: Jul 18, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 55096183
Jacob Josephus To Tall Jake Mefford
Added by: Mary Clarkson Turek
 
Jacob Josephus To Tall Jake Mefford
Added by: Gary L. Maize
 
 
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- GenealogyGirl
 Added: Apr. 16, 2015

- Mary Clarkson Turek
 Added: Dec. 17, 2014
Love you great grandpa Mefford
- Mary Clarkson Turek
 Added: Dec. 6, 2013
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