Abt 1842 - 1865 (~ 19 years)
||William Leopold Frederic Jacobs  |
||Weisbaden, Germany 
||Between 1861 and 1865
||Near Vicksburg during the Civil War
- William served during the Civil War in the Infantry. They were preparing for battle by cutting timber and building breastworks. He had worked all night and had time out to rest. He went on ahead and lay down under a tree and went to sleep.
Other soldiers not knowing he was there, cut and fell a tree on him. He was killed in the swamps near Vicksburg.
||2 Jun 2009 |
||Godfrey JACOBS, Sr, b. 3 Aug 1803, Hamburg, Germany , d. 1864, Oshkosh, Winnebago, WI, USA (Age 60 years) |
||Wilhelmine Rosina WHITE, b. 24 Jun 1805, Weisbaden, Germany , d. 14 Nov 1875, Camden, MO, USA (Age 70 years) |
||Group Sheet | Family Chart
- [S0051292] Ship Manifest-Hudson, arrived in NY on May 17, 1850 from Bremen, Germany.