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)
Lawrence Courteney Jacobs
(1903-1958)

 

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Lawrence Courteney Jacobs 1 2 3 4

  • Born: 19 Sep 1903, Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA 1 4
  • Christened: 25 Oct 1903, Shenandoah: All Saints Episcopal Church, Schuylkill, PA, USA 3
  • Died: 24 Jun 1958, Delaware City, New Castle, DE, USA at age 54 4 5
  • Buried: 27 Jun 1958, Tamaqua Twp.: Odd Fellows Cemetery, Schuylkill, PA 4 5 6

  Noted events in his life were:

1. He appeared on the census in 1910 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA. 1 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.

2. He appeared on the census in 1920 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA. 2 Living at 37 W Oak Street in Shenandoah, William J. Jacobs, tailor, 56, was with wife Sarah, 55; son Harry, 24; and son Lawrence, 15. The children, Sarah, William, and William's father were born in Pennsylvania. William's mother was born in New Jersey. Sarah's parents were born in England.

3. He appeared on the census in 1930 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA. 7 The 1930 census recorded owning a $20,000 home at 37 W. Coal Street: Harry B. Jacobs, book store proprietor, 34, divorced, living with his brother, Larry C. Jacobs, helper book store, 25; his mother Sarah Jacobs, widowed, 65; and granddaughter Marion Harmon, 11. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

4. He appeared on the census in 1940 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA. 8 The 1940 census recorded owning a home at 37 Oak Street: Harry Jacob, book store proprietor, 43, living with brother Larry Jacob, book store clerk, 35; sister Nelda Harman, widowed, 51; and niece Peggy Harmon, 21, single. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania and lived in the same house in 1935.

5. Residence: 37 W. Oak Street, Shenandoah, Pa. On 27 Apr 1942 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA. 9

6. Cause of Death: Lawrence died at Gov. Bacon Health Center of confluent bronchopneumonia of right lower lobe., 24 Jun 1958, Delaware City, New Castle, DE, USA. 4

7. Occupation: camera salesman on 24 Jun 1958 in Delaware City, New Castle, DE, USA. 4

8. Newspaper: The News Journal: death of Lawrence C. Jacobs, 25 Jun 1958, Wilmington, New Castle, DE. 5 JACOBS
In this city on June 14, 1957. Lawrence C. Jacobs of 6 B Thomas Drive. Monroe Park, Funeral services and interment at the convenience of the family. Arrangements by McCrery Funeral Home.

Lawrence C. Jacobs
Lawrence C. Jacobs, 54, a book and camera salesman traveling throughout the state until his illness four years ago, died vesterday. Mr. Jacobs, who lived at 6 B Thomas Drive. Monroe Park, with his sister, Mrs. Nelda Harmon, moved to Wilmington about 15 years ago from his native Shenandoah, Pa. He was a member of Calvary Episcopal Church, Wilmington. A nieee, Mrs. Peggy Harmon Ender of Wilmington, also survives. Services and interment will be private Friday at the Odd Fellows Cemetery, Tamaqua, Pa.

[Editor's note: His residence in Monroe Park was an apartment complex in Wilmington, now called Greenville Place.]


Sources


1 1910 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Schuylkill County, Roll 1419 Book 2, Page 101a.

2 1920 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Schuylkill County, Shenandoah Ward 3, Series: T625 Roll: 1652 Page: 99.

3 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 Lawrence Courteney Jacobs.

4 FamilySearch.org, Delaware Death Records, 1855-1961, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KX3N-BRJ Lawrence C Jacobs, 24 Jun 1958; citing Delaware City, New Castle, Delaware.

5 The News Journal (Wilmington, Delaware), 25 Jun 1958, page 41. Death of Lawrence C. Jacobs.

6 The News Journal (Wilmington, Delaware), 26 Jun 1958, page 4. Funeral of Lawrence C. Jacobs.

7 1930 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XHH9-T86 Harry B Jacobs, Shenandoah, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 0116, sheet 10B, family 214, NARA microfilm publication T626, roll 2147.

8 1940 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KQNN-NYZ Harry Jacob, Ward 3, Shenandoah, Shenandoah Borough, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 54-151, sheet 5B, family 103.

9 1900 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Schuylkill County, Shenandoah Ward 3, Series: T623 Roll: 1484 Page: 202.



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