Biography of Edwards N. Jacobs
Springfield, Clark County, OH Biographies





EDWARD N. JACOBS, farmer; P. 0. Springfield. Mr. Jacobs was born in Lancaster Co., Penn., April 2, 1837; lived at home until 1862, when he enlisted in the 44th O. V. I. during the rebellion, and was honorably discharged at the close of the war. He was married, Feb. 7, 1867, to Mary Minerva, daughter of Samuel and Isabella (Hay) Hamilton; theft children are Chester A., Winfield S., Letta Belle, and Corina May. Edward is the son of Isaac and Letitia (Sterling) Jacobs; his parents were both natives of Pennsylvania, and came to Ohio and settled in this county in 1837. Mrs. Jacobs was born in this county July 8, 1849; her father was a native of Virginia, and came to this county and settled in Springfield in an early day. Our subject has always lived on a farm, except the time he was in the army, and three years he was engaged in the dry goods business in New Carlisle, this county; he moved to his present farm in the spring of 1876, where he is pleasantly located; he devotes especial care to the improvement of his stock; also takes pride in the improvement of his farm, and is classed among the best farmers of the county; he is a strict temperance man, and he and his good wife are of a pleasant, social nature, and are not excelled in hospitality.

From:
History of Clark County, Ohio
W. H. Beers & Co.
Chicago 1881


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