Henry Hough
(About 1795-)
Margaret Kline
(About 1799-)
Mary Ann Hough
(1822-1908)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. William James Jacobs Sr.

Mary Ann Hough 2 3

  • Born: 30 Sep 1822, Selinsgrove, Snyder, PA 2 3 4
  • Marriage (1): William James Jacobs Sr. about 1840 1
  • Died: 5 May 1908, Mount Carmel, Northumberland, PA at age 85 2 3 4
  • Buried: 8 May 1908, Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA 2 3 4

   Other names for Mary were Mary Hood 5 6 and Mary A. Huth.7

  Noted events in her life were:

1. She has conflicting birth information of Her death certificate has a birth date of Feb 1822, but her obituary states 85 years, 7 months, 5 days which calculates 30 Sep 1822, Feb 1822 and Selinsgrove, Snyder, PA. 2

2. She has conflicting birth information of The 1900 census recorded a May 1823 birth, while her death certificate has Feb 1822., May 1823 and , , PA. 8 9

3. She appeared on the census in 1850 in New Castle, Schuylkill County, PA. 9 The 1850 census recorded William Jacobs, 30 living with wife Mary, 27, and children Mary Anne, 7; Jane, 4; and Henrietta, 2. His occupation is listed as Stage Driver. Their birthplaces are missing on the census form. They were living in the town of New Castle within New Castle Township,

4. She appeared on the census in 1860 in New Castle Twp., Schuylkill, PA. 10 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.

5. She appeared on the census in 1870 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA. 11 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.

6. She appeared on the census in 1880 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA. 12 The 1880 census recorded at 156 Jardin Street: William Jacobs, laborer, 70, living with wife Mary, 57; and granddaughter Sadie Beacher, 10. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

7. Newspaper: Evening Herald: Personal: Mrs. W. J. Jacobs visited Mahanoy City this morning., 9 Apr 1894, Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA. 13

8. Newspaper: Evening Herald: Personal: Mrs. Jacobs, mother of the West Oak street tailor, has gone to Reading to visit her daughter., 5 Jul 1894, Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA. 14

9. She appeared on the census in 1900 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA. 8 Renting at 218 Strawberry Street was William Jacobs, age 87, born July 1812, 60 years married to his wife, Mary, who is age 77 born May, 1823. (The census was recorded on June 6, 1900.) The census lists her as the mother of 7 children, 4 of whom are living. Mary and her parents are listed as born in Pennsylvania. William is born in Pennsylvania but his father is from France and his mother from Wales. William is listed as unable to read or write but he can speak English. Mary can read, can't write, and can speak English.

10. Death Certificate: Certificate Number: 48627. Mary Jacobs, 5 May 1908, Mount Carmel, Northumberland, PA. 2 Place of Death: Mount Carmel Borough, Northumberland County
Name: Mary Jacobs
Date of Birth: Feb 1822
Age: 85 years 7 months
Widowed
Birthplace: Celinsgrove, Pa.
Name of Father: Henry Hough
Birthplace of Father: ___
Maiden Name of Mother: Mrs. Kline
Birthplace of Mother: ___
Date of Death: May 5, 1908
Cause of Death: Cerebral Hemorrhage
Signed: J. D. Kiefer M.D., Mt. Carmel
Informant: J. J. Jacobs
Place of Burial: Shenandoah, Pa.
Date of Burial: May 8, 1908

11. Newspaper: Mount Carmel Item: Death of Mrs. Mary Jacobs, 6 May 1908, Mount Carmel, Northumberland, PA. 15 An Aged Woman Died at Home of Daughter
Mrs. Mary Jacobs died at 7:30 o'clock last evening, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Beecher, at No. 306 east Seventh street. Deceased was 85 years old, and death was due to her extreme old age and its consequent infirmities. She was highly esteemed by all. There are two surviving children, Mrs. Beecher of town, and Jacob J. Jacobs, of Shenandoah.
Funeral arrangements have not yet been completed. Undertaker McConnell is in charge.

12. Her obituary was published in the Mount Carmel Item: Funeral of Mrs. Jacobs on 7 May 1908 in Mount Carmel, Northumberland, PA. 4 Funeral of Mrs. Jacobs

The late Mrs. Mary Jacobs, who died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Ettie Beecher, Tuesday night will be buried tomorrow. Services will be held at the house at 9:00 o'clock by Rev. George King, pastor of the Methodist church, and the funeral cortege will leave at 10:00 o'clock for the Lehigh Valley train. Interment will be made at Shenandoah.

Mrs. Jacobs reached the advanced age of 85 years, 7 months and five days. Her husband died five years ago. She had seven children, the following four surviving: Mrs. C. R. Smith, Shenandoah; Mrs. Beecher, of town; Mrs. Newton Addis, of Reading; and W. J. Jacobs, of Shenandoah. There are thirty-two living grand-children, and forty-three great-grand children. For sixty-five years she was a member of the Methodist Episcopal church.

13. Newspaper: Reading Times: Mrs. William Jacobs, 9 May 1908, Reading, Berks, PA. 16 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.


Mary married William James Jacobs Sr., son of Jacobs and Catherine, about 1840.1 (William James Jacobs Sr. was born about 1820 in , York, PA 6 and died in 1903 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA 4 17.)


Sources


1 1900 United States Census.

2 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.), Certificate Number: 48627. Mary Jacobs. Father Henry Hough. Mother Mrs. Kline.

3 Find A Grave, http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=149709086.

4 Mount Carmel Item (Mount Carmel, Northumberland, Pennsylvania.), 7 May 1908, page 1. Funeral of Mrs. Jacobs.

5 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.), Certificate Number: 15620. Mrs. Emma A. Addis, father Wm Jacobs, mother Mary Hood.

6 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 66433. William James Jacobs. Father Willie J. Jacobs. Mother ___ Hood.

7 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 66899. Henrietta Beacher, b. 20 Sep 1847, d. 30 Jul 1908. Parents Wm Jacobs and Mary Huth.

8 1900 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Schuylkill County, Shenandoah Ward 5, Series: T623 Roll: 1484 Page: 257.

9 1850 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Schuylkill County, New Castle Township, Roll: M432_827; Page: 167; Image: 274.

10 1860 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Schuylkill County, New Castle Township, Series: M653 Roll: 1178 Page: 352.

11 1870 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Schuylkill County, Shenandoah Borough, Series: M593 Roll: 1450 Page: 603.

12 1880 United States Census, Year: 1880; Census Place: Shenandoah, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania; Roll: 1192; Family History Film: 1255192; Page: 524B; Enumeration District: 201; Image: 0306.

13 Shenandoah Evening Herald (Shenandoah, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania.), 9 Arp 1894, page 1.

14 Shenandoah Evening Herald (Shenandoah, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania.), 5 Jul 1894, page 1.

15 Mount Carmel Item (Mount Carmel, Northumberland, Pennsylvania.), 6 May 1908, page 1. An Aged Woman Died at Home of Daughter.

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

17 Genealogy Research conducted by Bruce Franklin Beacher Ph.D. (1919-2004).



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