MIWEXFOR-L ArchivesArchiver > MIWEXFOR > 2002-10 > 1034111631
From: "Dorothy Brannam" <>
Subject: Re: [MIWEXFOR] Hans Jacobson
Date: Tue, 8 Oct 2002 17:10:11 -0700
If you haven't done so already....go to U.S Genweb....click state project.
Michigan and Missaukee Co.They have some early death records on line.Click
last one to right (1891-1893)I think.You will find Hans and quite a few
others who no doubt burned in forest fire.
----- Original Message -----
From: Robert A. Jacobson <>
Sent: Monday, October 07, 2002 4:57 PM
Subject: [MIWEXFOR] Hans Jacobson
> I am a new subscriber to MIWEXFOR. I am seeking information about my
paternal grand parents. My father's birth certificate shows that his
parents were Hans Jacobson and Christina Jensen, and that they were both
born in Denmark. The birth record also indicates that Hans was born ca 1852
and Christina ca 1870. Dates of death are unknown.
> Here is what I know: My father was Adolph Jacobson and he was born in
Cadillac on December 18, 1892, later moved to Graying, married Ruth Wilde of
Detroit in 1920 and died in Grosse Pointe on December 29, 1955. I am the
> My father once told me that his father, Hans Jacobson, was killed in a
forest fire, but he didn't say where or when. I located a Wexford County
Probate Court record dated August 15, 1913 (Liber 26, page 584) indicating
that my grandfather's heirs were Freda Jacobson and Adolf Jacobson. I
believe Christina Jensen and Freda Jacobson could be the same person, Freda
being my grandfather's wife and not his daughter as these court papers say.
My father had said that his mother had married someone named Olson. He
never mentioned having a half-sister, but he did say that he had a
half-brother named Paul Olson (no dates or places, except that Paul had
married someone named Helen and moved to California).
> I would greatly appreciate hearing from anyone having further sources of
information regarding the genealogy of my grandparents.
> ==== MIWEXFOR Mailing List ====
> This Is A FLAME Free Zone
> To join Ancestry.com and access our 1.2 billion online genealogy records,