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 Jacob Krone “Jake” Halder, Sr

Jacob Krone “Jake” Halder, Sr

Birth
Yazoo City, Yazoo County, Mississippi, USA
Death 29 Nov 1962 (aged 69)
Virginia, USA
Burial Chester, Chesterfield County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 100042785 · View Source
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In 1942 he was a P. Quartermaster and Mechanic in the Utilities Division at Camp Lee, VA. (now Fort Lee)
(from his WWII Draft Registration Card)
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Jake raised race horses on a 7-acre parcel on the western edge of the village of Chester, VA.
They lived on Hundred Road, now Route 10.
The family had a barn, some paddocks and a horse pasture.
They rented some land from the Bruce family to raise hay.
Jake also had some Guernsey cows. He sold the milk for a nickel a pint and a dime a quart.
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Jake Halder, Sr. and Mr. Titmus (Titmus Optical) raced horses in Virginia, Maryland and West Virginia.
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One of Jake Jr.'s jobs was to calm the horses after a race.
There was an old wooden bridge that carried vehicles over the Seaboard railroad track, which was replaced with a concrete version when Halder, Jr. was 10 and completely removed when the rail line went and Rt. 10 was widened in Chester, VA.
Jake Halder, Jr. met his wife, Nancy, at Moore's Lake, the premiere swimming lake in Chester.
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1930 Census, Bermuda, Chesterfield County, VA.,#311:
Jacob K. Halder 36 Miss.
Willie C. 37 VA wife
Frances M. 12 VA dau
Jacob K. 3 VA son (Jake Jr.)
William F. 1 VA son
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1940 Census, Bermuda, Chesterfield County, VA.,#194:
Jacob Halder 47
Willie 48
Jacob 13
William 11
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  • Added: 2 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100042785
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jacob Krone “Jake” Halder, Sr (19 Jul 1893–29 Nov 1962), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100042785, citing Sunset Memorial Park and Mausoleum, Chester, Chesterfield County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .