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H. J. Jacobs
Born 1835
H. J. JACOBS, farmer, Wayne Twp., Sec. 12; P.O. Monticello; born in Kingdom of Hanover. Germany, in 1835; came to America in 1854; came to Jones Co. in 1861. Is now a Road Supervisor in his town. Owns 120 acres in Wayne, and 295 in Scotch Grove Townships. Wife's maiden name was Grumm, a native of Germany also; they were married in 1861; have seven children living, named Bercie S., Henry E., Gora M., Augusta E., Carl C., Emma M. and Laurence R. All of the family are in the Lutheran Church. Mr. Jacobs is a Republican.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 629.


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