Descendants of Thomas Grubb

14th Generation

Family of George Clayton JACOBS (158) & Bessie Troop MILLER

162. James Umble JACOBS (Private).
James Umble married Cleo M. SOURBEER (Private), daughter of Harry G. SOURBEER.
They had one child:
168 i. Pamela Lynn (Private)

163. John Robert JACOBS (Private).
John Robert married Margaret (Peg) Dorothy CHARLWOOD (Private).
They had the following children:
169 i. John Robert (Jack) Jr. (Private)
ii. Jeffrey Bruce (Private)

164. George Edward JACOBS (Private).
George Edward married Betty Jane CHRIST (Private), daughter of John Buch CHRIST (1900-1963) & Ellen Nora RODMAN (1906-1949).
They had the following children:
170 i. Joyce Ann (Private)
ii. Beverly Ann (Died as Infant). Born on 9 Aug 1955 in Lancaster, Lanc Co, PA.[189] Beverly Ann died on 15 Aug 1955 in Lancaster, Lanc Co, PA.[189] Buried in Conestoga Memorial Cemetery, Lanc Co, PA.[190]

165. Jerre Raymond JACOBS. Born on 22 May 1923 in Lancaster, Lanc Co, PA.[191] Jerre Raymond died in Silver Ridge Nursing Home, Bullhead City, AZ on 25 May 1991; he was 68.[191] Buried on 10 Jun 1991 in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Leb Co, PA.[191],[192] Occupation: U. S. Air Force Career (joined in 1941; retired Feb 1963); after military worked for Borg Warner in CA.

Obit: JERRY R. JACOBS, 68, BULLHEAD CITY, ARIZ. - Jerry R. Jacobs, 68, a resident of Silver Ridge Nursing Home, Bullhead City, Ariz., died there Saturday after a three-year illness. A former Lancaster County resident, he joined the U. S. Air Force in 1941 and served as a master sergeant, retiring after 21 years of service. Following his military career, he worked for Borg Warner in California. After his second retirement, Jacobs moved to Lake Havasu City, Ariz. He enjoyed fishing on the lake there. Born in Lancaster, he was the son of Bess Miller Jacobs, Leola, and the late George C. Jacobs. Surviving, in addition to his mother, are a daughter, Candace, wife of James A. Commero, Mount Joy R3; two grandsons; and four brothers: James U., Harrisburg; J. Robert, Lake Havasu City; George E., Lititz; and Ralph N., Bear, Del.

Military: Sgt in World War II with the ground crew of the Army Air Force.[191] He was also a tailgunner in England and later became a paratrooper.[193]

EARNS "BOOTS AND WINGS" - Sgt. Jerre R. Jacobs, son of Mr. and Mrs George Jacobs of 321 E. Ross St., has earned the "Boots and Wings" of the U. S. Army Airborne Troops. He completed six weeks of combined parachute and glider training at the Infantry School, Fort Benning, Ga., during which time he made seven parachute jumps.[184]

COUNTY SOLDIER HELPED IDENTIFY BODIES OF 21 IN PLANE CRASH - JERRE R. JACOBS DECLINES TRANSFER TO MEDICAL UNIT AS RESULT OF WORK: A nineteen-year-old Lancaster county soldier who received his first military training as a member of the local medical unit of the National Guard helped identify the bodies of Carole Lombard and 21 others who died in the crash of a transport plane near Las Vegas, Cal., on January 17. The soldier is Jerre R. Jacobs, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jacobs, of Gordonville, stationed with an Air Corps unit in the area where the crash occurred. As a result of his work he has been offered promotion and a place in a medical unit. He has declined and remained with his present outfit. He intends to become an airplane gunner. Jacobs was one of a small searching party that found the bodies. His training as a surgical technician enabled him to do much of the work that led to identification of the bodies. Jacobs' father was in the United States Navy during the World War. Three sons are now in the armed forces.[184]

Jerre Raymond married Fern MARTIN.

They had the following children:
171 i. Cindy (Twin) (1950-1974)
172 ii. Candace (Candy) (Private)

166. Ralph Nevin JACOBS (Private).
Ralph Nevin first married Robinette FELLOWS.
They had the following children:
i. Ralph Edward (Private)
ii. Terry Lee (Private)
173 iii. Lynn Marie (Private)

Ralph Nevin second married UNKNOWN.
Ralph Nevin third married Barbara UNKNOWN.


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