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George H. Jacobs
Born September 6, 1839
GEORGE H. JACOBS, dealer in fancy groceries, restaurant and confectionery, Monticello; is a native of Niagara Co., N.Y., and was born September 6, 1839; he grew up and lived there until coming to Iowa, in 1855, and he has lived here in this State over twenty-four years; he engaged in his present business in September, 1876, and is building up a good trade. He has held the offices of City Recorder and City Collector; he holds the office of Township Trustee. He married Miss E. J. Babcock, from Chenango Co., N.Y., September 25, 1865; they have three children—Spencer, Carrie and Hattie.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 671.


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