Saturday, January 25, 2014

#52 Ancestors - Week #4 - Emma Folscher Jacobs

Emma Folscher Jacobs

 Emma Folscher, b. 2 February 1905 in Monmouth County, New Jersey to Ernest Folscher and Elizabeth Elsie Close Folscher (still researching her). She was one of five children. She grew up in Rural Monmouth County.

In 1927 at the age of 23 she married Fredrick Jacobs.  In 1928 they had their first son Frederick Jacobs (week #1 Ancestor). In 1930 they were still living in Brooklyn, NY(source: 1930 Census). In 1935 they had their second son Russell Jacobs and were living in Babylon, NY. (source: 1940 Census). They lived there in 1940 and in 1941 their third son Ernest R. Jacobs was born. Fredrick died on 10 Oct 1924 in Babylon, NY and is buried at the Long Island National Cemetery.  Once her husband died and was buried, her eldest son worked and did his best to keep the family together. However, she was unable to cope with the loss of her husband and her mother. She had an infant of only a year old and a five year old son and her thirteen year old son at this point, she was institutionalized. She stayed in this facility until her death on 6 October 1995. She is buried in Van Liew Cemetery in New Brunswick, New Jersey.
Pictured Frederick Jacobs (son), Emma Folsche Jacobs (mother) and Ernest Jacobs (son) kneeling.

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