Biography of Henry B. Jacobs
Columbiana County, OH

Henry B. Jacobs is a substantial and highly esteemed citizen of Wellsville, where he has been in the employ of the Pennsylvania Railroad for 40 years. He was born in Wayne County, Ohio, in 1866, and is the son of William and Marie (Wagenor) Jacobs.

William Jacobs, retired, is a veteran of the Civil War. He was born in Ohio and during his active career engaged in general farming. He owned 250 acres of land, which he improved from raw prairie. Mr. Jacobs lives at Sullivan, Ohio. There were five children born to Mr. and Mrs. Jacobs: George W., lives retired at Toledo, Ohio; Henry B., the subject of this sketch; David P., lives in Toledo, Ohio; Francis M., lives at Lorain, Ohio; and Mary Effie, married Frank Buda, lives at Lorain, Ohio.

Henry B. Jacobs spent his boyhood at Wooster, Ohio, and has lived in Wellsville since 1885. He entered the employ of the Pennsylvania Railroad as a laborer and is now foreman of the paint division, having held the latter position since 1900.

In 1889 Mr. Jacobs was united in marriage with Miss Laura M. Connell, of Wellsville, Ohio, the daughter of John and Mary (Herbert) Connell. Mr. Connell resides at Wellsville. His wife is deceased. They had five children: Mrs. Jacobs; Kate, married Harry Sease, lives at Wellsville; Julia, married Charles Jordan, lives at Wellsville; Herbert and Viola, both deceased. To Henry B. and Laura M. (Connell) Jacobs four children were born: Edith, married Willis Robinson, lives at Wellsville, Ohio; Raymond, is a World War veteran, lives at Wellsville, Ohio; Ruth, married Fred Heldman, lives at Wellsville; and Mary, deceased.

Mr. Jacobs is a Democrat, a member of the Methodist Church, and belongs to the Independent Order of Odd Fellows. He is one of Columbiana County's progressive and reliable citizens.

History of Columbiana County, Ohio
By: Harold B. Barth
Historical Publishing Company
Topeka-Indianapolis 1926

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