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Josephine Lawton Jacobsen
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Birth: 1895
Death: Feb. 10, 1937

Mrs. Jacobsen, nee Josephine Lawton, was the wife of Charles W. Jacobsen. Born c.1895, she was the daughter of Louis B. Lawton, a graduate of West Point who had been awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for heroism during the Boxer Rebellion in China; her mother was the former Theresa Kelsey of Auburn, NY. After her father's retirement from the Army, he established an Oriental rug company in nearby Seneca Falls, NY, but remained active in military social circles. Josephine consequently met and married Army officer Charles W. Jacobsen. In 1924 her husband left the military to became an Oriental rug dealer, and the couple traveled to many exotic locales acquiring inventory for the Lawton family business. The marriage was cut short by her death at age 42. In addition to her husband, Mrs. Jacobsen's survivors included her parents and her younger sister, Mrs. Anne Marie Lawton Davis. 
 
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 Parents:
  Louis Bowem Lawton (1872 - 1949)
  Theresa K Kelsey Lawton (1872 - 1945)
 
 Sibling:
  Josephine Lawton Jacobsen (1895 - 1937)
  Anne Marie Lawton Davis (1899 - 1986)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Fort Hill Cemetery
Auburn
Cayuga County
New York, USA
Plot: (Lawton) Ridgeland Section, Lot 184, 11
 
Created by: Nikita Barlow
Record added: Sep 03, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 58144459
Josephine <i>Lawton</i> Jacobsen
Added by: Nikita Barlow
 
Josephine <i>Lawton</i> Jacobsen
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