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Joseph Bracket Jacobs
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Birth: Feb. 13, 1864
Iowa, USA
Death: Sep. 15, 1940
Van Buren County
Iowa, USA

Married Mary Samantha Ruby on January 5, 1888.
Joseph B. Jacobs Dies at Stockport, Age 76

Funeral services for Joe Jacobs were held Wednesday afternoon at two o'clock at the Christian church near his late home in Stockport, Rev. Sam Williamson officiating. Interment in Spencer Cemetery.

His health had been gradually failing for several months, but his decline has been more rapid since sunstroke last July 25th while working in his garden. About ten days ago he was taken to Jefferson County Hospital where he died Sunday night about nine o'clock.

He was born in Cedar township, Vab Buren County, on Feb. 13, 1864, a son of A.J. And Anna Jordan Jacobs, and at his time of his passing his age was 76 years, 7 months and 2 days.

He was united in marriage with Mary Samantha Ruby, who survives. He is also survived by one brother, Roger Jacobs of Stockport, and one sister, Mrs. Anna Maria Lane of Stockport. Four brothers, E. Henry, Oscar, John and Ed C., and one sister , Mrs. Isa Dunn preceded him in death.

Mr. And Mrs. Jacobs were for several years steward and matron of the Van Buren County Home. For the past twenty-seven years they have made their home in Stockport. Mr. And Mrs. Jacobs celebrated their golden wedding anniversary two years ago.

Sourc: Van Buren Co. Genealogical .society Obituary Book C, page 372,Keosauqua Public Library, Keosauqua, IA
Contributed by Jane Cockayne Weaver 
Family links: 
  Andrew Jackson Jacobs (1829 - 1906)
  Anna Maria Jourdon Jacobs (1831 - 1873)
  Mary Samantha Ruby Jacobs (1868 - 1948)*
  Ell H Jacobs (1853 - 1872)*
  William Roger Jacobs (1855 - 1943)*
  John Acklin Jacobs (1861 - 1933)*
  Joseph Bracket Jacobs (1864 - 1940)
  Ida Elizabeth Jacobs Dunn (1866 - 1938)*
  Edson C Jacobs (1868 - 1893)*
  Anna Marie Jacobs Lane (1872 - 1966)*
*Calculated relationship
Spencer Cemetery
Van Buren County
Iowa, USA
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Record added: Aug 21, 2012
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