1896 N Okaw Twp, Coles Co, IL, was his residence when he vouched for his mother-in-law so she could receive a Widow's Pension.
6/21/1900 He was still there at census time being recorded as Jacob W, 33, married 10 years to Lydia L, 26, who had birthed 4 children but only 3 still survived. Children in the house were Maude E, 8, Mary E, 4, Cora J, 6, and Grace L, 2. Living with the family was 33 year old boarder, Jim Hutton, farmer, and his mother-in-law, Mary Arthur, 40.
1918 Humboldt, Humboldt Twp, Coles Co, IL. He was listed as a farm hand on a farm in S10 owned by W V Shrader according to the county farmer listing. He had been a county resident since 1867.
1920 Humboldt, Coles Co, IL. That year the census taker recorded him as Jacob at age 58, "Lidia" was 55. Living with them were Rhoda, 18, Theodore, 17, Myrtle and Emma, ages unreadable.