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By Kevin McKinley
Guest Writer 

The Jacobs family settled in Canoe


August 2, 2018

Clarence Bradley, his wife Nell Jacobs Bradley and children Clara, Gerald and Jimmy at Canoe, Alabama.

There are many surnames which exist on the old census and newspaper rolls for Canoe, Alabama which no longer have living representatives in the Canoe area. Stackhouse, Kendrick, McCants and others just to name a few. The Jacobs family settled in Canoe early in the last century and below is a short extract of their history as provided by Mr. David Bethea of Mississippi.

Luther Lee Jacobs was born on March 17, 1862 in Coffee County, Alabama. He met Eula Virginia McGhee, who was the daughter of John L. and Lutricia McGhee, and the two married.

The couple had several children: Arthur Jacobs-11...

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