Researched and compiled by Faye Bell (SLC) 2012 

            Stella Gaskill was born in November of 1868 in Wisconsin to William and June A Gaskill and in 1880 the Gaskills were living in Otsego, Columbus, Wisconsin.  Stella and her sister (at that time) Alice J were the only children at home as per the U.S. Federal Census of 1880.    According to the 1900 U.S. Federal Census she and Lewis Jacobs were married in 1886 and referring to Zula Arnold Anderson’s report they were married in Nebraska.  She and Lewis M Jacobs had 7 children: Archie Lewis, Altha Mabel, Edna Rose, William Lester and Earl Elwood, Floella Marie and Jesse Alden Jacobs.  Stella lived with her family in the Ten Sleep country in a number of places—Spring Creek, Worland (?) and Ten Sleep.  She passed away in 1921.



Mary Stella Jacobs Obituary, Worland Grit, Thursday, December 8, 1921 (T.J. Mills)