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 Robert Clarence Jacobs

Robert Clarence Jacobs

Birth
Effingham County, Illinois, USA
Death 27 Dec 1940 (aged 63)
Marshall, Clark County, Illinois, USA
Burial Marshall, Clark County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 52443804 · View Source
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ROBERT WAS FROM A FAMILY OF TWELVE CHILDREN BORN TO GEORGE W. AND LYDIA EMILY JACOBS.

THE NAMES OF ROBERTS SIBLINGS ARE:
1. GEORGE O. d: age 12;
2. LEVI AUSTIN d: age 44;
3. LYDIA ANNE d: in her 60's;
4. MARY LOU d: abt.1950;
5. M.J. d: age 1;
6. AUGUSTUS SYLVESTER (VESS)d: age 77;
7. JOSIAH d: age 39;
8. ALMARION d: age 34;
9. JOHN E d: age 23;
10. ETHEL d: age 50;
11. AND LEO d: bef. 1900.
(LEO IS BURIED ON THE OLD JACOBS FARM IN ELTON LA.)

ROBERT WAS BORN IN ILLINOIS AND SPENT SOME OF HIS CHILDHOOD THERE.
HE WAS STILL FAIRLY YOUNG WHEN HIS PARENTS MOVED THE FAMILY TO JENNINGS LOUISIANA. AFTER A FEW YEARS, THEY MOVED TO ELTON.
AFTER AWHILE, ROBERT ADJUSTED TO THE CAJUN WAY OF LIFE. HOWEVER, HE STILL LIKED ILLINOIS MORE THAN LOUISIANA.
ROBERT GREW UP AND BECAME A BARBER.
HE MOVED BACK TO ILLINOIS AND OPENED HIS OWN SHOP.
IN ILLINOIS, HE MARRIED BERTHA JANE. THEY WERE MARRIED OVER EIGHTEEN YEARS AND DID NOT HAVE KIDS.
DURING W.W.I, ROBERT REPORTED TO HIS LOCAL DRAFT BOARD IN CLARK COUNTY ILLINOIS. HE WAS NEVER DRAFTED.
AFTER A FEW YEARS, ROBERT MOVED TO MARSHALL ILLINOIS AND OPENED ANOTHER BARBER SHOP.
AFTER BERTHAS DEATH, ROBERT MARRIED A WIDOW NAMED SUSAN JONES. SHE ALREADY HAD TWO SONS AND ONE DAUGHTER.
ROBERT AND SUSAN HAD NO KIDS TOGETHER.
OVER THE YEARS, ROBERT DEVELOPED HEART TROUBLE.
HE WAS IN HIS MID 60'S WHEN HIS HEART QUIT ON HIM.
ROBERT IS BURIED IN MARSHALL ILLINOIS IN MARSHALL CEMETERY.



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  • Created by: JACKIE SUE JACOBS
  • Added: 16 May 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 52443804
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Clarence Jacobs (26 Feb 1877–27 Dec 1940), Find A Grave Memorial no. 52443804, citing Marshall Cemetery, Marshall, Clark County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by JACKIE SUE JACOBS (contributor 47275291) .