Obituary Appearing In the Freeport Journal
Hezekiah Jacobs
Died in Freeport, Illinois, May 23, 1892, Hezekiah Jacobs, agred 71 years, 6 months and 19 days.
Mr. Jacobs was born in the state of Maryland, Nov. 4, 1820. On the 6th day of August 1848, he was joined in marriage to Eliza Barnes. In 1853, on the 5th day of February, they came to Ogle County, this state, and bought a home two miles north of Adeline, where they resided until their removal to Freeport, October 11th, 1891.
Mr. Jacobs was an honest, industrious man, and by his upright and economic principles accumulated considerable property. He scorned all dishonesty, deception and hypocrisy. He was a kind husband and devoted to his home. The deceased leaves a wife, a brother who resides in the state of Maryland, but was present at the funeral, two sisters and many relatives to mourn.
The services were held in their newly purchased home in the presence of many sympathizing relatives, neighbors, and friends.
Burial was in City Cemetery, Freeport, Illinois

Submitted by John Jacobs

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