Jesse Jacobs was born on 14th August 1872 in Fittleton, Wilts.
You can see him in the 1881 census and also in 1891
Susan Kate Alexander was born on 16th July 1878 in Saxley, Upper Clatford, Hants, and was christened in Abbots Ann church on 18th May 1879
You can see her in the 1881 census and the 1891 census
They married at Wherwell Church, 4 August 1897
Jesse and Kate lived initially at 19 Eastfield Buildings in Andover, where their eldest son
Thomas James was born on 26th September 1899.
Then they moved to the Fittleton-Netheravon-Figheldean area, where their second son
John Archibald was born in Haxton on 4th January 1901
See the 1901 census at Figheldean. Also Jesse’s mother in the 1901 census at Cliff End
The rest of their eleven children were::
William Edward Alexander (known as ‘Ted’ 11th July 1902 in Figheldean
Harry George (always called ‘George’) 8th October 1904 in Fittleton
Elizabeth Mary (called ‘Betty’) 20th September 1906 at The Pennings, Figheldean
Dorothy Sarah (called ‘Dot’) 28th April 1908 at Syrencot Pennings, Figheldean
Margaret Anne, 20th September 1909 at Syrencot Pennings
Louisa Jane (called ‘Jean’ or ‘Jen’) 25th February 1911 at Syrencot Pennings
See the 1911 Census, Syrencot Pennings and the 1911 Census Cliff End
When Jesse’s mother Elizabeth Jacobs (nee Gage) died in 1912, Jesse and Kate took over the smallholding at Cliff End, Figheldean; Jesse was employed as a painter although who his employers were is not known.
Ellen (called ‘Nell’) 19th May 1913 at Cliff End Figheldean.
Ruth 14th January 1916 at Cliff End
Jesse 29th January 1918 at Cliff End.
Susan Kate Jacobs died at 300 Figheldean on 14th June 1939
Jesse Jacobs died at Newbridge Hospital, Salisbury on 23rd September 1955
The Jacobs Cousins are the children of these Jacobs siblings, and are listed on the appropriate page - click on the parent’s name.
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