Jacobs
Catherine
(Abt 1799-)
Henry Hough
(Abt 1795-)
Margaret Kline
(Abt 1799-)
William James Jacobs Sr.
(Abt 1820-1903)
Mary Ann Hough
(1822-1908)
Emma A. Jacobs
(1853-1915)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Isaac Newton Addis

Emma A. Jacobs 1 2

  • Born: 9 Jul 1853, New Castle, Schuylkill County, PA 1 2 3
  • Marriage (1): Isaac Newton Addis about 1875
  • Died: 9 Feb 1915, Reading, Berks, PA at age 61 3 4
  • Buried: 13 Feb 1915, Reading: Charles Evans Cemetery, Berks, PA 3 5

  Noted events in her life were:

1. She appeared on the census in 1860 in New Castle Twp., Schuylkill, PA. 2 The 1860 census recorded William Jacobs, day laborer, 40, living with wife, Mary, 36; and daughters Sarah J., 14, and Emma , 6. Next door (on the previous census page) is Mary A. Jacobs, servant, 16, living in a hotel owned by hotel keeper Robert Philips, 60. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. The post office was Broad Mountain.

2. She appeared on the census in 1870 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA. 1 The 1870 census listed William Jacob (no S), laborer, 50, living with wife Mary, 48; Emma, 17; and William, 8. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. The post office was Shenandoah.

3. She appeared on the census in 1880 in Reading, Berks, PA. 6 The 1880 census recorded at 149 West Fourth Street: Isaac N. Adis, plastering, 29, living with wife Emma A., 29; and daughter Mamy, 4, and son Henry, 2. The cenus recorded that Isaac suffered from "inflamation of lungs." Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

4. Newspaper: Evening Herald: Personal: Mrs. Jacobs and her granddaughter Miss Carrie Smith went to Reading this morning to spend Sunday with relatives., 10 Sep 1892, Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA. 7

5. Newspaper: Reading Times: Mrs. William Jacobs, 9 May 1908, Reading, Berks, PA. 8 Mrs. Mary Jacobs, wife of William Jacobs, died at her home, at Shenandoah, aged 88 years. Her husband the three children survive, as follows: Mrs. Isaac N. Addis, 531 Windsor street, this city; William Jacobs and Mrs. Mary Smith, of Shenandoah, and Mrs. Henrietta Beecher, of Mt. Carmel.

6. Obituary: Reading Times: Obituary of Mrs. Issac V. Addis on 10 Feb 1915 in Reading, Berks, PA. 4 Emma (Jacobs), wife of Issac N. Addis, aged 61, died at 6 a. m. Tuesday of Bright's disease in the Homeopathic hospital. She was suddenly taken ill on Monday evening and was immediately removed to the institution. She was born in New Castle, Schuylkill county, but lived in Reading for the past 35 years. Besides her husband she leaves these children: Elmer, Mrs. Bert Price, Evelyn, Reading. A brother, William J. Jacobs, Shenandoah, also remain. Deceased was a member of Windsor street M. E. church. The body was forwarded to her residence, 523 Front street, where the funeral will be held.

7. Newspaper: Reading Times: Funeral of Emma A. Addis, 15 Feb 1915, Reading, Berks, PA. 5 The funeral of Emma A., wife of Issac N. Addis was held at 2 p. m. Saturday from her late residence, 523 North Front street. Services were conducted at the house by Rev. Frank Herson. The body was attired in a black silk dress and rested in a solid walnut casket with silver extension bar handles and plate bearing name and age.
Relatives and friends from Shenandoah, Hazleton and other points in the coal regions were present. The pall-bearers were: Elmer Addis, Bert Price, George Price and William Jacobs.
The tributes were: Carnations and narcissus, Ernest Hebner; wreath with roses and sweat peas, Knaut family; pillow, husband and daughter Evelyn and family; wreath, Mrs. Minnie Price; blanket, son. Interment was made in Charles Evans cemetery. Undertaker, Seidel.


Emma married Isaac Newton Addis about 1875. (Isaac Newton Addis was born on 5 Oct 1851 in Reading, Berks, PA,9 died on 2 Sep 1922 in Reading, Berks, PA 9 and was buried on 5 Sep 1922 in Reading: Charles Evans Cemetery, Berks, PA 10.)


Sources


1 1870 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Schuylkill County, Shenandoah Borough, Series: M593 Roll: 1450 Page: 603.

2 1860 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Schuylkill County, New Castle Township, Series: M653 Roll: 1178 Page: 352.

3 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1963 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1963. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 15620. Mrs. Emma A. Addis, father Wm Jacobs, mother Mary Hood.

4 Reading Times (Reading, Berks, Pernnsylvania.), 10 Feb 1915, page 5.

5 Reading Times (Reading, Berks, Pernnsylvania.), 15 Feb 1915, page 9. Funeral of Emma A. Addis.

6 1880 United States Census, Year: 1880; Census Place: Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania; Roll: 1101; Family History Film: 1255101; Page: 171B; Enumeration District: 047; Image: 0513.

7 Shenandoah Evening Herald (Shenandoah, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania.), 10 Sep 1892, page 1.

8 Reading Times (Reading, Berks, Pernnsylvania.), 9 May 1908, page 5. Death of Mrs. William Jacobs.

9 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1963 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1963. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 87607. Issac N. Addis.

10 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1963 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1963. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 87607. Isaac N. Addis.



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