William James Jacobs Sr.
(Abt 1820-1903)
Mary Ann Hough
(1822-1908)
John Lawson Beach
(1828-1870)
Ann Greener
(1828-1906)
William James Jacobs Jr.
(1862-1928)
Sarah Elizabeth Beach
(1862-1935)
William Kenneth Jacobs
(1897-1946)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Sarah Mae Rose
2. Olive Hershey

William Kenneth Jacobs 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

  • Born: 11 Dec 1897, Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA 2 3 4 6
  • Christened: 8 May 1898, Shenandoah: All Saints Episcopal Church, Schuylkill, PA, USA 4 6
  • Marriage (1): Sarah Mae Rose on 11 Nov 1920 in , Schuylkill, PA 1
  • Marriage (2): Olive Hershey
  • Died: 16 Dec 1946, New Castle, New Castle, DE at age 49 3 4 5 6
  • Buried: 19 Dec 1946, Tamaqua Twp.: Odd Fellows Cemetery, Schuylkill, PA 3 4 6

  Noted events in his life were:

1. He appeared on the census in 1900 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA. 2 4 6 Living at 37 W Oak Street in Shenandoah, William Jacobs, tailor, 37, born Jul 1862, was married for 17 years to wife Sarah E., 38, born May 1862. She had birthed 4 children, 3 alive in 1900. With them: Nelda, 12, Jun 1887; Harry B., 4, Feb 1896; and William K., 2, Dec 1897. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

2. He appeared on the census in 1910 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA. 4 6 9 He is listed in the 1910 Census as William Jacobs, age 48. In his household are Sarah E., wife, age 26, married to him for 26 years and giving birth to 5 children, 4 of whom were still living in 1910. Also there is Harry B., 14; William K., 12; Lawrence C., 6. The children and father were all born in Pennsylvania, as were their parents. Sarah's parents were born in England.

3. Military from 8 Jun 1916 to 15 Feb 1919 in , , PA: World War I. Army. Medical Dept., private. 3 4 6

4. Occupation: railroad flagman on 11 Nov 1920 in Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA. 1 4 6

5. He appeared on the census in 1940 in Ryan Township, Schuylkill, PA. 4 6 10 The 1940 census recorded William K. Jacobs, 42, living with wife Olive, 36; and daughter Nelda, 12. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

6. Residence: 547 S. 13Th St., Reading, Pa. In Dec 1946 in Reading, Berks, PA. 3 4 6

7. Cause of Death: Died at Veterans Administration Hospital of cardiac failure due to carcinomatosis. Autopsy: metatases to liver, adrenal, and right main stem, 16 Dec 1946, New Castle, New Castle, DE. 3 4 6


William married Sarah Mae Rose on 11 Nov 1920 in , Schuylkill, PA.1 (Sarah Mae Rose was born on 28 Mar 1905 in Pricedale, Westmoreland, PA 1 and died in 1958 in Wilmington, New Castle, DE.)


William next married Olive Hershey. (Olive Hershey was born about 1904 in , , PA 10.)


Sources


1 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KMC1-TKV William J Jacobs in entry for William K Jacobs and Sarah Mae Rose, 11 Nov 1920; citing , Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States; FHL microfilm 2131501.

2 1900 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Schuylkill County, Shenandoah Ward 3, Series: T623 Roll: 1484 Page: 202.

3 FamilySearch.org, Delaware Death Records, 1855-1961, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FNT4-CJM William J. Jacobs in entry for William K. Jacobs, 16 Dec 1946; citing New Castle, New Castle, Delaware, United States, Hall of Records, Dover; FHL microfilm 1944091.

4 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1708-1985, Historical Society of Pennsylvania; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Collection Name: Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records; Reel: 563. PA > Schuylkill > Shenandoah > All Saints Episcopal Church > Baptism William Kenneth Jacobs.

5 Ancestry.com, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.), SSN 188148003 William K. Jacobs, b. 11 Dec 1897, d. 16 Dec 1946.

6 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Veterans Burial Cards, 1777-2012 (Pennsylvania Veterans Burial Cards, 1777-2012. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Bureau of Archives and History. Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), William K. Jacobs.

7 Ancestry.com, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.), Nelda Jean Jacobs, SSN 180207081 Father William K. Jacobs, mother Olive Hershey.

8 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VF7V-HSB Edward F. Nawrocki and Nelda J. Jacobs, 1947.

9 1910 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Schuylkill County, Roll 1419 Book 2, Page 101a.

10 1940 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KQNF-KZ1 William K Jacobs, Ryan Township, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 54-129, sheet 9A, family 171, NARA digital publication of T627, roll 3606.



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