Philip Harold Jacobus1

M, (17 December 1913 - 14 March 2004)
     Philip Harold Jacobus was born on 17 December 1913 at Turners Falls, Franklin County, Massachusetts.2,3,4,1 He was the son of Raymond Edmund Philip Jacobus and Brenna Marguerite Hanson.1,4 Philip Harold Jacobus married, at age 22, Ruth Doornbos, age 22 on Saturday, 25 July 1936 at Greenfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts.4 Philip Harold Jacobus died on 14 March 2004 at Bortz Health Care, Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, Michigan, at age 90 years, 2 months and 26 days.3,4
     He appeared on the census of 7 January 1920 in the household of Raymond Edmund Philip Jacobus and Brenna Marguerite Hanson at Greenfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts. Philip Harold Jacobus appeared on the census of 10 April 1930 in the household of Casey M. Courson and Brenna Marguerite Hanson at Grandville, Kent County, Michigan. He became a widower at the age of 69 with the death of Ruth on 25 November 1983.4,5 His obituary was published on 16 March 2004 in the Petoskey News-Review, printed in Petoskey, Emmet County, Michigan. His obituary stated:

     MCBAIN - Philip Harold Jacobus of Traverse City, formerly of McBain, died Sunday, March 14, 2004 at Bortz Health Care in Traverse City. He was 90.

     He was born on Dec. 17, 1913 in Turners Falls, Mass. to Raymond and Marguerite (Hanson) Jacobus. He married Ruth Doornbos on July 25, 1936 in Greenfield, Mass. She preceded him in death on Nov. 25, 1983.

     Mr. Jacobus lived in the Grandville and Conklin areas. He moved to McBain in 1972 after his retirement. The past few years he made his home in Traverse City.

     He was an outdoorsman and enjoyed deer hunting, fishing and ice fishing.

     Survivors include his son, Gary of Cathedral City, Calif. and special friend, Helen Roster of Traverse City.

     No services will be held. Arrangements were made by Burkholder Funeral Home in McBain.4
According to the Social Security Administrations Death Index Philip's last known residence was Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, Michigan.3

Child of Philip Harold Jacobus and Ruth Doornbos

Last Edited=18 Mar 2010

Citations

  1. [S712] Shari Strahan, "Report for the Descendants of Philipp or Phillip Jacobus," supplied April 2005 (e-mail address). This report offers a full list of the primary and secondary sources consulted.
  2. [S712] Shari Strahan, "Phillip Jacobus Descendants", shows date of birth for Philip H. Jacobus as circa 1914.
  3. [S684] Social Security Death Index, RootsWeb online, at <http://ssdi.rootsweb.com> (Baltimore, Maryland: U.S. Social Security Administration, September 2005 update). The SSDI component of RootsWeb online is drawn from the Social Security Death Benefits Index of the U.S. Social Security Administration. PHILIP H JACOBUS, birth listed as 17 Dec 1913, died listed as 14 Mar 2004 (V), issued in the State of Michigan. Last residence Traverse City, Grand Traverse, MI, last benefit (none specified). Accessed 23 Oct 2005.
  4. [S1776] "United States Obituary Collection," database, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 28 October 2008), entry for Philip Harold Jacobus, from the Petoskey News-Review, Petoskey, Michigan on 16 March 2004; citing various newspaper information provided with each entry.
  5. [S1770] Social Security Death Index, RootsWeb online, at <http://ssdi.rootsweb.com/> (Baltimore, Maryland: U.S. Social Security Administration, 7 October 2008 update). The SSDI component of RootsWeb online is drawn from the Social Security Death Benefits Index of the U.S. Social Security Administration. RUTH JACOBUS, birth listed as 30 Jun 1914, died listed as Nov 1983, issued in the State of Michigan. Last residence Mc Bain, Missaukee, MI, last benefit (none specified). Accessed 29 Oct 2008.