Emma Jackson

Mrs. L. Jackson died at her home at 711 D street in Fairbury, Monday afternoon, September 9, 1929, after a seven weeks illness. She was 70 years, 11 months and 2 days old.

Emma Jane Brown was born at Iowa City, Iowa, October 7, 1858. On June 5, 1888 she was married to Lincoln Jackson at Avoca, Ia., and to this union was born three sons. They lived in Pottowatamie county, Iowa for some time and moved to Jefferson county in 1908 locating on a farm 9 miles north of Fairbury where they lived until about 8 years ago when they moved to Fairbury and located at the present address. She was a member of the Christian church. Mr. Jackson died May 13, 1927.

She leaves three sons, Meeker B. Jackson, James J. Jackson and Paul Jackson all of Fairbury. She is also survived by four grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at the home at two o'clock Thursday afternoon, with Rev. L.A. Brumbaugh of the Christian church of Fairbury, in charge and burial was made in the Bower cemetery.

[The Fairbury Journal, Thursday, September 12, 1929]

Carl/Charlie Janssen

Services at Harbine for Charlie Janssen
Jansen, Nov. 28 - Funeral services were held Sunday at the Harbine church for Charlie Janssen, who died Wednesday at Hastings at the age of 68. The Rev. Mr. Schmidt was in charge and burial was in the Harbine cemetery, northeast of Harbine.

Janssen, who formerly farmed in Harbine community, is survived by his wife, Ida; four daughters and three sons.

[Beatrice Daily Sun, November 28, 1949]

Leland Jarchow

The six weeks old son of Peter Jarkow, at Daykin, died February 23 and the funeral was the 25th.

[The Fairbury Journal, March 5, 1909]

Mary Jarchow

Mrs. Mary Jarchow wife of Christian Jarchow was born in Mecklenburg Germany, October 20, 1832 died at her home Dec. 28, 1901 age 69 years two months and eight days. She was married in Germany to Joseph Selk and to this union were born five children of whom two sons John and Wm. Selk and one daughter Mrs. John Jarchow all residents of this vicinity survive her. She came to this country in 1871 a widow and was married to Christian Jarchow in 1878 and moved to Nebraska in 1889.

The funeral services were held at the German Lutheran church west of town conducted by Rev. E. Strebe her pastor. The News extends sympathy to the bereaved husband and children in this hour of sorrow.

[The Plymouth News, Saturday, January 4, 1902]

Theodore Johnson

Elder Theodore Johnson, one of the pioneers of Jefferson county, died February 27, at his home at Osage City, Kans, of typhoid fever. He was 62 years of age at the time of his death and was one of the first homesteaders in this county. The remains were shipped here and the funeral held from the Christian church Sunday afternoon, services being conducted by Rev Holmes. He leaves two sons and one daughter residing in this county, F.F. Johnson, principal of the schools at Harbine and Winfield and Tressie, who make their home with their uncle, George DeVore, near Bower.

[The Jefferson County Journal, March 8, 1902]

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