Taylorville Daily Breeze - 06May1907 - Mortuary Matters - William A. JACOBS William A. JACOBS died at 4:00 o'clock Sunday evening at his home in Sharpsburg of quick consumption, aged 34 years, 6 months & 5 days. Deceased moved to this Co. from MO about 15 years ago; he lived in George LOPOSSA'S place, 4 miles northeast of Sharpsburg, until about 30 days ago, when he removed to Sharpsburg. He is survived by his wife, Ella JACOBS, their only child dying about 6 months ago. He is also survived by 2 brothers & 2 sisters, Harmon of MO, James of OH, Mrs. P. D. LYONS of Sharpsburg, Mrs. Peter KELLEY of Taylorville. He was a member of the Sharpsburg lodge of Modern Woodmen & that order had charge of the funeral which was held at the Bethel church at 2:00 o'clock Monday afternoon, Rev. Etter of Lakewood officiating. Interment was made in the Bethel cemetery.
Contributed 3 Apr 2001 by Sue Bergandine