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Anna I. Jacobs Alexander
Birth: Jun. 21, 1862
Morrison
Whiteside County
Illinois, USA
Death: May 16, 1951
Bedford
Cuyahoga County
Ohio, USA

Anna Isadora Jacobs, daughter of Fredus Howard Jacobs and Margaret Ann (Kennedy)Jacobs, was born in Clyde Twp/ Morrison, Whiteside County, Illinois, June 21, 1862. They lived near the Rock River.

Wearing a dark red dress,she married Charles Walter James Alexander in her mother's parlour, on Thanksgiving Day, Nov 25, 1880. They left immediately for Nebraska where CWJ had a homestead. She never saw her mother again, for her mpther died a short time later.
Anna & CWJ lived in a "soddie" , which they converted to a barn, after building their house. Thay lived several miles from an Indian reservation, and had many adventures on the prairie.

After several years of bad crops & insects, they moved to Ohio in 1895, settling on Uncle Andrew Alexander's farm on Alexander Road, Bedford Township. Here they farmed until retiring from farming,they moved into town, buying a house at 103 Woodrow Ave.(Bedford)
Anna died 16 May 1951. She was buried next to her husband of 63 years, in Bedford Cemetery,19 May 1951. 
 
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 Parents:
  Fredus Howard Jacobs (1829 - 1877)
  Margaret Ann Kennedy Jacobs (1833 - 1881)
 
 Spouse:
  Charles Walter James Alexander (1856 - 1944)
 
 Children:
  Ralph Earl Alexander (1883 - 1912)*
  Ethel I Alexander Oldham (1890 - 1980)*
  Ruby Lillian Alexander (1893 - 1957)*
  Ruth Alexander Bromley (1896 - 1968)*
 
 Siblings:
  Anna I. Jacobs Alexander (1862 - 1951)
  Carrie M. Jacobs Wilson (1864 - 1949)*
  Emma Jane Jacobs Cline (1869 - 1923)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Bedford Cemetery
Bedford
Cuyahoga County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Section 1 lot 122
 
Created by: MHB
Record added: Jun 17, 2008
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Thinking of you, dear Gram. You'd be surprised to know I am the grt- grandmother of 10! MH
- MHB
 Added: Feb. 18, 2015
Thinking of you this thanksgiving, remembering the Lilies of the Valley, and what would have been your 134th Wedding Anniversary !! I still miss you. MHOB
- MHB
 Added: Nov. 30, 2014
I'm thinking of you especially this Easter, and remembering how close we were, dear Gram, and all the good advice you gave me, and how trusting you were, to let me drive you to our good Methodist Church. I never dreamed I would live longer than you did. ...(Read more)
- MHB
 Added: Mar. 30, 2013
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