|Birth: ||Apr. 15, 1858|
|Death: ||Feb. 26, 1946|
Kaufman. - Jacob J., son of Jonas and Elizabeth Miller Kaufman, was born in Holmes Co., Ohio, April 15, 1858; died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Pete Slatter, Filer, Idaho, Feb. 26, 1946; aged 87 y. 10 m. 11 d. On April 12, 1880, he was united in marriage to Sara Troyer, who preceded him in death Nov. 2, 1936.
He united with the Mennonite Church in 1898 and was a faithful member until death. In 1899 he with his family moved from Indiana to Nebraska in a covered wagon. In 1930 they moved to Filer, Idaho, where he resided since.
Surviving are one son (J. E., Canby, Oreg.), 7 daughters (Mrs. C. S. Lichti, Shickley, Nebr.; Mrs. C. U. Snyder, Albany, Oreg.; Mrs. D. B. Slatter, Twin Falls, Idaho; Mrs. J. E. Slatter, of Filer; Mrs. William M. Weaver, Great Valley, N. Y.; Mrs. Peter Slatter, of Filer; and Mrs. Lee Stepp, of Filer), 43 grandchildren, and 47 great-grandchildren. One son and three daughters preceded him.
Funeral services were held at the Filer Mennonite Church, in charge of Joe Yoder, assisted by S. Honderich and C. J. Pillon of M. B. C. Church. Text, Phil. 1:21.
Gospel Herald, March 15, 1946, pages 982, 983
Sarah Troyer Kaufman (1859 - 1936)*
Jonas E. Kaufman (1882 - 1973)*
Twin Falls County
Maintained by: A. A. Shank
Originally Created by: Jolene Ackerman
Record added: May 29, 2007
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