|MARY JACOBS, farmer, Wayne Twp., Sec. 12; P.O. Monticello; born in Germany in 1807; came to America in 1856, and to Jones Co. in 1859. Her husband, Mr. Henry Jacobs, died in May, 1879. They were married in 1828; have had eight children, seven of whom are living. Mrs. Jacobs and her children are all in the Lutheran Church. The sons are all Republicans. Mrs. J. owns 120 acres.
Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 630.
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