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G. H. Jacobs
Jefferson Twp.

G. H. Jacobs, attorney and notary public, Guttenberg, was born in Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Germany, in 1838. He came to this country, and to Clayton County, with his father's family, in 184. His father settled in Volga Township, where he died in 1870. Mr. Jacobs is a lawyer by profession; he was Justice of the Peace for many years, being first elected when but twenty-one years of age. He has been notary public for fifteen years. His wife is also a native of Germany.

source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 869


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