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Lena Jenelle JacobsAge: 91 years19252017

Name
Lena Jenelle Jacobs
Given names
Lena Jenelle
Surname
Jacobs
Married name
Lena Jenelle Brooks
Birth December 5, 1925 24 26
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 3 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Depression
Census April 3, 1930 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a sisterPatsy Ruth Jacobs
May 20, 1937 (Age 11 years)
Census April 2, 1940 (Age 14 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 15 years)

Note: The United States enters World War II after the attack at Pearl Harbor, a global war that involved the vast majority of the world's nations and including all of the great powers - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II
Birth of a son
#1Preston Jacobs Brooks
June 27, 1952 (Age 26 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherElmer Augustopher Reed
September 15, 1952 (Age 26 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 24 years)
Note: The Korean War was a war between the Republic of Korea (South Korea), supported by the United Nations, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), at one time supported by the People's Republic of China and the Soviet Union - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_War
Death of a paternal grandfatherJoseph Johnson Jacobs
February 9, 1958 (Age 32 years)
Death of a husbandRobert Edward Brooks
November 23, 1959 (Age 33 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherOra Elizabeth “Lizzie” Rives
October 2, 1973 (Age 47 years)

Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 20 years)
Note: The Vietnam War was a long, costly armed conflict that pitted the communist regime of North Vietnam and its southern allies, known as the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. The divisive war, increasingly unpopular at home, ended with the withdrawal of U.S. forces in 1973 and the unification of Vietnam under Communist control two years later. More than 3 million people, including 58,000 Americans, were killed in the conflict. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_War
Death of a fatherHerman Jacobs
February 23, 1981 (Age 55 years)
Death of a motherLoise Irene Reed
July 6, 1984 (Age 58 years)
Death of a sisterPatsy Ruth Jacobs
August 5, 1992 (Age 66 years)
Death of a sonPreston Jacobs Brooks
June 7, 1994 (Age 68 years)
Death February 23, 2017 (Age 91 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Odd Fellows Cemetery
Last change September 8, 202014:56:01

by: Barry Shemwell
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father
Herman Jacobs
Birth: October 11, 1901 21 23Coffee, Tennessee, United States
Death: February 23, 1981Carthage, Panola, Texas, United States
mother
Loise Irene Reed
Birth: October 18, 1899 22 19Red Oak, Ellis, Texas, United States
Death: July 6, 1984Carthage, Panola, Texas, United States
Marriage: June 18, 1921Bosque, Texas, United States
5 years
herself
Lena Jenelle Jacobs
Birth: December 5, 1925 24 26Iredell, Bosque, Texas, United States
Death: February 23, 2017Carthage, Panola, Texas, United States
11 years
younger sister
Patsy Ruth Jacobs
Birth: May 20, 1937 35 37Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States
Death: August 5, 1992Carthage, Panola, Texas, United States
Family with Robert Edward Brooks - View this family
husband
Robert Edward Brooks
Birth: May 2, 1921Fort Smith, Sebastian, Arkansas, United States
Death: November 23, 1959Midland, Midland, Texas, United States
herself
Lena Jenelle Jacobs
Birth: December 5, 1925 24 26Iredell, Bosque, Texas, United States
Death: February 23, 2017Carthage, Panola, Texas, United States
son
Preston Jacobs Brooks
Birth: June 27, 1952 31 26Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
Death: June 7, 1994Palm Beach, Florida, United States
daughter
Private
son
Private

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Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Herman Jacobs - Household

Beckville, Panola, Texas

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Jacobs, HermanheadMW28M19TNTNTNVice PresidentBank
Jacobs, Loise IwifeFW30M21TXTXTX
Jacobs, Lena JdaughterFW4-3mSTXTNTX

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Herman Jacobs - Household

Washington Street Beckville, Panola, Texas

NameInfoRelationHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Jacobs, HermanheadMW38MTNSame PlaceActive Vice PresidentBank
Jacobs, Loise IwifeFW40MTXSame Place
Jacobs, JenelledaughterFW14STXSame Place
Jacobs, Patsy RdaughterFW2STX
Reed, Augustopher Efather in lawMW63DTXSame PlaceLaborerShoe Repairing