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David Jacks
Birth: Apr. 22, 1822
Perth and Kinross, Scotland
Death: Jan. 11, 1909
Monterey County
California, USA

Founder of Monterey Jack Cheese. He was born in Crieff, Perthshire, Scotland. In 1841 he joined his two older brothers in America. He then immigrated to California during the Gold Rush in 1949.He was also a businessman, landowner and developer who acquired thousands of acres in and around Monterey, California. He owned a dairy that produced cheese, when his dairy went into partnership with regional dairies the cheese was marketed and became known as "Jack's Cheese" then "Monterey Jack". He has been credited with the popularization of what is today known as Monterey Jack cheese. He retired in 1907 and turned his corporation over to his children. (bio by: Babe) 
Family links: 
  Mary Christina Romie Jacks (1838 - 1917)*
  Romie Jacks (____ - 1948)*
  Jennie Jacks (1862 - 1862)*
  Janet Jacks Balch (1863 - 1943)*
  Lee Louise Jacks (1865 - 1941)*
  William E Jacks (1867 - 1937)*
  Mary Jacks Thomas (1869 - 1955)*
  Frederic Ernst Jacks (1871 - 1871)*
  Margaret Anna Jacks (1874 - 1962)*
  Vida Grenville Jacks (1883 - 1943)*
*Calculated relationship
Monterey City Cemetery
Monterey County
California, USA
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Record added: Feb 17, 2000
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- GenealogyGirl
 Added: Aug. 18, 2014
Learned something new about the Jacks family today!! Love that cheese!!!
- D.Jacks
 Added: Oct. 3, 2011

- Babe
 Added: Aug. 31, 2010
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