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George Wilson Jacobs
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Birth: Apr. 24, 1846
Ohio, USA
Death: Jan. 14, 1928
Canutillo
El Paso County
Texas, USA

GEORGE WILSON JACOBS WAS BORN IN 1846 IN OHIO. HE IS THE SON OF THE LEVI JACOBS B: 1807 AND MARY LOU. WHEN GEORGE WAS YOUNG HIS FAMILY MOVED HIM TO ILLINOIS. GEORGE GREW UP TO BE A FARMER. HE LOVED TO GO FISHING FOR ENTERTAINMENT. AROUND AGE 18, GEORGE MARRIED FOR THE FIRST TIME. HIS FIRST WIFE DIED IN CHILDBIRTH. HE MARRIED AGAIN AT THE AGE OF 22 TO LYDIA EMILY SHARP. THEY HAD 12 KIDS. ALL BORN IN ILLINOIS. GEORGE NAMED ONE OF HIS SONS AFTER HIS DAD LEVI. BUT, THE SON LEVI HAD THE MIDDLE NAME AUSTIN. (AUSTIN WAS THE MAIDEN NAME OF A GRANDMA ON THE "SHARP" SIDE OF LYDIAS FAMILY.)
A FEW YEARS AFTER THE DEATH OF THEIR OLDEST SON NAMED GEORGE O. AND THE DEATH OF THEIR ONE YEAR OLD DAUGHTER
"M J", GEORGE W. AND LYDIA MOVED THEIR FAMILY TO LOUISIANA.
THEY DID WELL IN LOUISIANA UNTIL 1908. TWO MORE SONS DIED.(ALMARION AND JOHN E.)
IN 1912, GEORGES SON LEVI MARRIED. A YEAR OR SO LATER, LEVI AND HIS WIFE HAD A BEAUTIFUL BABY BOY AND NAMED HIM "JESSIE".
IN 1915, GEORGES SON LEVI DIED IN AN ACCIDENT.
THE SAME YEAR LEVI DIED, GEORGES OTHER SON "JOSIAH" SIRED A SON AND NAMED HIM "ALVIN".
WHEN GEORGE WAS ABOUT 79 YEARS OLD, (AFTER 1921), GEORGE AND LYDIA RETIRED AND MOVED TO CANUTILLO, EL PASO COUNTY TEXAS.
IN CANUTILLO THEY LIVED WITH THEIR YOUNGEST CHILD "ETHEL". ETHEL AND HER HUSBAND OWNED A LARGE HOUSE.
GEORGE CARED FOR LYDIA UNTIL HER DEATH IN 1925.
ETHEL CARED FOR GEORGE UNTIL HE DIED IN 1928.
ETHEL DIED BEFORE AGE 50. ETHEL IS BURIED THE "JACOBS SECTION" IN CONCORDIA CEMETERY WITH HER PARENTS AND HUSBAND "MR. SKENE".
GEORGES DAD LEVI IS BURIED IN OAK RIDGE CEMETERY IN EFFINGHAM COUNTY, ILL.
GEORGES MOM MARY LOU IS BURIED IN EDGEWOOD CEMETERY, EFFINGHAM CO.ILL.
GEORGES WIFE LYDIA EMILY IS BURIED BESIDE GEORGE IN CONCORDIA CEMETERY.
GEORGES SON GEORGE O. IS BURIED IN COONS CEMETERY, SHELBY CO. ILLINOIS.
GEORGES SONS ALMARON AND JOHN E. ARE BURIED IN
CHINA CEMETERY IN LOUISIANA. (KIDS OF ALMARON AND JOHN ARE UNKNOWN)
GEORGES SON LEVI A. IS BURIED IN CHINA LOUISIANA ALSO.
(LEVI SIRED ONE SON AND A DAUGHTER.)
GEORGES SON ROBERT CLARENCE IS BURIED IN MARSHALL ILLINOIS.
(ROBERT HAD NO CHILDREN.)
GEORGES TWO OTHER DAUGHTERS ANNE & MARY ARE BURIED IN ILLINOIS.(THEY DID HAVE CHILDREN, LAST NAMES: MANNING, SHARP & LAWRENCE.
GEORGES DAUGHTER M J (1881 - 1881). IS BURIED BESIDE HER BROTHER "LITTLE GEORGE" IN COONS CEMETERY, SHELBY CO. ILLINOIS.
GEORGES SON AUGUSTUS SYLVESTER IS BURIED IN FENTON CEMETERY IN FENTON LOUISIANA ALONG WITH HIS WIFE NORA AND "KEELY" IN-LAWS.
(SYLVESTER HAD NO CHILDREN)
(THE SISTER OF SYLVESTERS WIFE IS NAMED
LULA MAE KEELY, JACOBS, WALTERS. (SHE IS BURIED IN FENTON.)(LULA AND NORA HAD 2 OTHER SISTERS & A BRO.)
GEORGES SON LEVI SIRED A SON NAMED JESSIE SEP JACOBS WHO
HAD 6 KIDS. THOUGH JESSIE HAD TWO SONS, HIS FOUR GRANDSONS HAD NO MALE DESCENDANTS TO CARRY ON THE "JACOBS" NAME.
GEORGES SON JOSIAH HAD ONE SON WHO HAD A SON. IT IS UNKNOWN IF HE HAS ANY MALE DESCENDANTS.
GEORGES TWO KIDS NOT LISTED BELOW ARE NAMED:
"GEORGE OSCAR" AND "MJ". GEORGE OSCAR AND MJ ARE BURIED IN COONS CEMETERY IN SHELBY CO. ILLINOIS...
GEORGE LIVED ALMOST 83 YEARS...
 
 
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 Parents:
  Levi Jacobs (1807 - 1882)
  Mary Lou Beatty Jacobs (1810 - 1894)
 
 Spouse:
  Lydia Emily Sharp, Jacobs (1844 - 1925)
 
 Children:
  Levi Auston Jacobs (1871 - 1915)*
  Lydia Anne Jacobs Cougel (1873 - 1942)*
  Almarion Jacobs (1874 - 1908)*
  Robert Clarence Jacobs (1877 - 1940)*
  Mary L. Jacobs Campton (1879 - 1950)*
  John E. Jacobs (1880 - 1908)*
  Augustus Sylvester Jacobs (1883 - 1960)*
  Josiah Jacobs (1885 - 1924)*
  Ethel Sedelia Jacobs Skene (1886 - 1936)*
 
 Siblings:
  Andrew J. Jacobs (1832 - 1855)*
  Isabel America Jacobs Winings (1841 - 1892)*
  David Cushman Jacobs (1843 - 1865)*
  George Wilson Jacobs (1846 - 1928)
  Sarah L Jacobs Bagley (1848 - 1942)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Concordia Cemetery
El Paso
El Paso County
Texas, USA
Plot: Sec. A, Lot 9, Place 1
 
Created by: JACKIE SUE JACOBS
Record added: Apr 23, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 51494209
George Wilson Jacobs
Added by: JACKIE SUE JACOBS
 
George Wilson Jacobs
Added by: JACKIE SUE JACOBS
 
George Wilson Jacobs
Added by: JACKIE SUE JACOBS
 
 
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FROM:
- JACKIE SUE JACOBS
 Added: May. 1, 2010
FROM YOUR G. GRAND DAUGHTER...
- JACKIE SUE JACOBS
 Added: Apr. 30, 2010
YOU WERE SUCH A NICE MAN...HERE'S A SUNFLOWER TO REMEMBER YOU AS A FARMER...
- JACKIE SUE JACOBS
 Added: Apr. 25, 2010
 
 
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