Anton Jacoby August 21, 1931

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August 21, 1931 - 142 Members Of Jacoby Family Attend Reunion...
142 Members Of Jacoby Family Attend Reunion Relatives Come From Far And Near to Annual Fete In to his Is will appointed for arrive the One hundred and forty-two out of .346 living members of the Jacoby family were present Thursday on the Betsey Ann picnic grounds In Brighton for the thirteenth -annual reunion of the Jacoby clan. The event, as usual, took the form of a basket picnic, both dinner dinner and supper being served, and the afternoon and evening were passed -in various social diversions, which Included games and contests with prize awards for the children. At a business meeting of the Jacoby Jacoby family reunion organization which sponsors the annual gatherings gatherings Walter Tendick of Rockbrldge was. chosen president; Mrs. John Wilkerson of Alton, secretary; -and C. R. Verser of Alton, treasurer. The feature of the reunion this year was a short address by C. J. Jacoby, ST., of Alton, head of the C. J. Jacoby Co. in connection with which he presented" all present a souvenir booklet containing a genealogical genealogical study of the Jacoby family. family. The booklet was found to contain a sketch of the family tree from the time of Casper and Henry Jacoby and Anton Jacoby down through five generations from 1817 to date. The study prepared by Mr. Jacoby showed that in the five generations covering 114 years there had been a total of 428 descendants of whom 346 are now living. A personal message to members of Jacoby family from C, J. Jacoby was included in the booklet: "To my Children and Jacpby Relative*—Too many think that getting rich is success in life. Success Success is ;that you had Christian grandparents and a Christian father father and mother whose first thought was to live a devout lift and to teach you the fear and Move of God, the beauty of ^holiness and obedience to God. Let. this be your chief aim, and that be success. God bless you, everyone," Mr. Jacoby in his talk-to those at the reunion took as his theme the wonderful, opportunity the younger generation has because of the efforts of generations before them, and of the many things they enjoy because- of the sacrifice of their forebears. Members of the Jacoby clan came from far and near for the 1931 reunion. Among members of the family were two representatives from a Texas branch. at

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  1. Alton Evening Telegraph,
  2. 21 Aug 1931, Fri,
  3. Page 2

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