Surname: Jacobson

Progressive Men of Western Colorado

This manuscript in it’s basic form is a volume of 948 biographies of prominent men and women, all leading citizens of Western Colorado. Western Colorado in this case covers the counties of: Archuleta, Chaffee, Delta, Eagle, Garfield, Gunnison, Hinsdale, La Plata, Lake, Mesa, Mineral, Moffat, Montezuma, Montrose, Ouray, Pitkin, Rio Blanco, Routt, San Juan, and San Miguel.

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Descendants of Alexander Bisset Munro of Bristol, Maine

Alexander Bisset Munro was born 25 Dec. 1793 at Inverness, Scotland to Donald and Janet (Bisset) Munro. Alexander left Scotland at the age of 14, and lived in Dimecrana in the West Indies for 18 years. He owned a plantation, raising cotton, coffee and other produce. He brought produce to Boston Massachusetts on the ship of Solomon Dockendorff. To be sure he got his money, Solomon asked his to come home with him, where he met Solomon’s sister, Jane Dockendorff. Alexander went back to the West Indies, sold out, and moved to Round Pond, Maine, and married Jane. They had 14 children: Janet, Alexander, Margaret, Nancy, Jane, Mary, Solomon, Donald, John, William, Bettie, Edmund, Joseph and Lydia.

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1921 Farmers’ Directory of Greeley Iowa

Abbreviations: Sec., section; ac., acres; Wf., wife; ch., children; ( ), years in county; O., owner; H., renter.   Adair, C. W. Wf. Bertha; ch. Florence, Maxine, Don. P. O. Exira, R. 1. O. 120 ac., sec. 24. (37.) Anderson, E. H. Wf. Christina; ch. Russell. P. O. Hamlin, R. 1. R. 153.91 ac., sec. 5. (20.) Owner, J. F. Mortinson. Artist, Dan’l. Wf. Sarah; ch. Ada, Sadie, George, John, Elmer, Anna, Clara, Madge, Robert. P. O. Exira, R. 1. O. 80 ac., sec. 2.5; O. 40 ac., sec. 36. Artist, John H. Wf. Mamie; ch. Homer, Hugh, Helen,...

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1921 Farmers’ Directory of Douglas Iowa

Abbreviations: Sec., section; ac., acres; Wf., wife; ch., children; ( ), years in county; O., owner; H., renter.   Abildtrup, J. C. Wf. Marie; ch.Nels, Margaret and Arnold. P. O. Audubon. R. 5. O. 90 ac., sec. 35. (11.) “Clover Leaf Farm.” Andersen, Carl Jr. Wf.Oma; ch. George. P. O. Audubon, R. 5. R. 80 ac., sec. 17. (24.) Owner, K. Larsen. Andersen, Chris. Wf. Vernal; ch. Lorene, Manuel and Ethel. P. O. Manning, R. 1. O. 118.49 ac., sec. 5. (19.) Anderson, J. A. Wf. Anna; ch.Christena, Leona, Harry and Ruby. P. O. Audubon, R. 5. O. 100...

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News from New England – King Phillip’s War

Being a true and last account of the present Bloody Wars carried on betwixt the infidels, natives, and the English Christians, and converted Indians of New England, declaring the many dreadful battles fought betwixt them: As also the many towns and villages burnt by the merciless heathens. And also the true number of all the Christians slain since the beginning of that War, As it was sent over by a factor of New England to a merchant in London. Licensed Aug. 1. Roger L’Estrange. London. Printed for J. Corners, at the sign of the Black Raven in Duck-Lane, 1676. 1The following tract is of exceeding rarity; so much so that, not long since, but one was known to be in this country. This is reprinted from a copy of one in the library of John Carter Brown Esq., of Providence. To the politeness of this gentleman we are indebted for permission to make a transcript. The original is, without exception, one of the worst printed tracts of the day in which it appeared. The type on which it was printed was wretched, especially the Italic; some of the letters in many of the words not being distinguishable, and others entirely wanting. I have adhered, in this reprint, as closely to the original, in respect to orthography, capitals, and italics, as possible. Of its comparative value, in an historical point...

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Biography of Jacob Jacobson

Jacob Jacobson, a member of the wholesale jobbing firm of Henricksen & Jacobson, of Racine, was born on the 31st of October, 1887, in the city in which he still makes his home and conies of Norwegian ancestry, representing in his life many of the sterling traits of the people of the land of the midnight sun. His parents were Andrew and Mary E. (Kittilsen) Jacobson, both of whom were natives of Norway. When young people they came to Racine, arriving in 1883 and here they were married. The father was always a seaman and became captain of the G. Ellen and later or the Henry Cowles. He was also mate of the Minnie Mueller and was captain of the J. B. Newland. Of each of these boats he was part owner and he sailed all over the lakes, continuing to sail up to the time of his death, which occurred November 12, 1911. His widow survives and still makes her home in Racine. After obtaining a public school education in this city Jacob Jacobson started in the business world as an employee at the plant of the Fish Wagon Company and was with that concern until the business was closed out in the year 1914. He had become interested in the jobbing grocery business, entering into partnership with H. M. Henricksen, and now concentrates his efforts upon the...

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Jacaboson, Oscar – Obituary

North Powder, Union County, Oregon Oscar Jacobson Passes Beyond Well Known Sheepman of North Powder and Huntington Succumbs After Two Months’ Illness At nine o’clock Sunday evening death claimed another well known citizen and pioneer sheepman of this community and Huntington. Oscar Jacobson died at the Protestant hospital in Baker that night. Death resulted after two months illness following a paralytic stroke. He had been in Portland receiving special clinic attention and was returned to the Baker hospital a week or so before death came. Oscar Jacobson was born in Sweden February 25, 186l, and came to the United States when he was 16 years of age. About 45 years ago he moved to North Powder, where he entered the sheep business. He spent the remainder of his life in North Powder, Huntington and Baker. Mr. Jacobson lived in Baker for 10 years prior to four years ago, when he moved to Huntington. At the time of his death he owned ranches at Huntington and North Powder and city property in Baker. Mr. Jacobson was married to Thilda Olsen in Denver in 1893. He was a member of the Lutheran church and the Moose lodge. The deceased is survived by his widow; three daughters, Mrs. E. F. Gay of Dayville, Mrs. Guy Lawton of Medford and Miss Ann Jacobson of Huntington; two sons, Walter and Lewis of Huntington; a...

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Jacobson, Ruth – Obituary

La Grande, Union County, Oregon Mrs. Oscar Jacobson Jr. died at the hospital in Ontario, Saturday, Dec. 24 following a very short illness. She took sick suddenly and was taken to the Ontario hospital where she was operated on three times but they were not successful. Ruth Watkins was born in La Grande in 1902 and has lived in this community practically her entire life where she was well known and highly respected by all. She was married to Oscar Jacobson Jr. in 1920. She is survived by her husband, also her father, two sisters and five brothers, her mother, a sister and brother having passed away a few years ago. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Dec. 28, at 2 p.m. from the M.E. church of this town and interment was made in the North Powder cemetery. Oregon Trail Weekly North Powder News Saturday, December 31,...

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Jacobson, Vernon Z. “Vern” – Obituary

Baker City, Oregon Vernon Z. “Vern” Jacobson, 85, a retired Baker City manager, died Nov. 18, 2004, at Baker City. His memorial service was Saturday at Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel, 1500 Dewey Ave. Pastor Susan Barnes of the First Presbyterian Church officiated. A graveside inurnment will be in the spring at the Prairie City Cemetery. Vern was born on June 16, 1919, at Alder, Wash., to Arnt and Elizabeth Jacobson. He spent his young life in Washington before serving in the U.S. Army as a captain in the 2nd Armored Division during World War II. Vern graduated from the University of Washington at Seattle with degrees in engineering and mineralogy. He spent his professional life as a mining and civil engineer. He was employed by the City of Baker City as city engineer and city manager until his retirement. The family expressed appreciation to Pat and Roy Valentine for their kindness and care of Vern this past year. Survivors include his son, Gary Jacobson of Tulelake, Calif.; daughters and their spouses, Pat and John Baglien of Weiser, Idaho, and Carol and Steven Tanaka of Seattle; sister, Norma Norris of Kingston, Wash.; and his pride and joys, grandchildren Nicole Rodman Bourland, Logan Jacobson, Jacob Baglien, Rebecca Baglien, Krysta Baglien, Kelsey Tanaka, and Lindsey Tanaka; and great-grandchildren, Ryan Bourland and Tara Bourland. He was preceded in death by his...

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