Minnie Jacobs (1875 - 1928)

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Bronx County, New York

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Jacques Jacob

Jacques Jacob

Maud Edith Jacobs Krushka

Maud Edith Jacobs Krushka

Ruth Engel

Ruth Engel

Annie (Jacobs) Doss

Annie (Jacobs) Doss

John Fritz (center)

John Fritz (center)

Anna Tisserand Fritz

Anna Tisserand Fritz

Gertrude Gertie D. Fritz

Gertrude Gertie D. Fritz

Marie (Tisserand) Jacobs

Marie (Tisserand) Jacobs

John Jacobs and Annie (Jacobs) Doss

John Jacobs and Annie (Jacobs) Doss

Really A. Rabbi Jacobs

Really A. Rabbi Jacobs

John Joseph Jacobs

John Joseph Jacobs

Andrew Jacobs

Andrew Jacobs

Andrew Jacobs

Andrew Jacobs

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Annie (Jacobs) Doss Jacques Jacob Maud Edith Jacobs Krushka Ruth Engel

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1875 - In the year that Minnie Jacobs was born, on February 18th, the Mason County War, also called the Hoodoo War, began. In central Texas, a German-American mob broke into a jail with a battering ram and lynched two suspected cattle rustlers. Thus began a year of vigilante "justice."

1883 - When she was just 8 years old, from August 26th through August 27th, Krakatoa - in Indonesia - erupted. 70% of the island - 163 villages - were destroyed and more than 36,400 people were killed by the eruption and the tsunami resulting from it. It was one of the deadliest volcanic eruptions ever.

1884 - By the time she was merely 9 years old, on May 1st, the Federation of Organized Trades and Labor Unions - a US association - first resolved that "eight hours shall constitute a legal day's labour from and after May 1, 1886, and that we recommend to labour organisations throughout this jurisdiction that they so direct their laws as to conform to this resolution by the time named." Previously, workdays would consist of 10 to 16 hours a day - 6 days a week. It would take years before the 8 hour workday became common practice - and longer before it became a law.

1916 - By the time she was 41 years old, the Battle of Verdun was fought from February through December. It was the largest and longest battle of World War I, lasting 303 days. The original estimates were 714,231 casualties - 377,231 French and 337,000 German, an average of 70,000 casualties a month. Current estimates are even larger. The Battle of the Somme was also fought from July through September of the same year. Original estimates were 485,000 British and French casualties and 630,000 German casualties.

1928 - In the year of Minnie Jacobs's passing, aviatrix Amelia Earhart, age 31, became the first woman to fly solo across North America and back in August. In June, she had been part of a 3 man crew that flew the Atlantic Ocean but since she had no instrument training, she couldn't fly the plane - she kept the flight log. The North American flight became one of her many "firsts" as a female pilot.

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Minnie Jacobs died on March 13, 1928 in New York at 53 years of age. There is no listed cause of death. She was born around 1875. We are unaware of information about Minnie's family.

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