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Tombstone Tuesday: Constable Jacobs

Tombstone Tuesday: Constable Jacobs

Tombstone of Dingenus Jacobs, Kerkveld cemetery, Jutphaas

Tombstone of Dingenus Jacobs, Kerkveld cemetery, Jutphaas

Dingenus Jacobs, son of Pieter Jacobs and Esther Kense, was constable (veldwachter) of Jutphaas from 1907 until 1936. He was born on 12 May 1878 in Breskens and died on 8 October 1947 in Jutphaas.

He married Neeltje de Koster, daughter of Jannis de Koster and Janneke Dierx, on 12 June 1902 in Hoofdplaat. Neeltje was born on 15 June 1878 in Hoofdplaat and died on 26 November 1963.

Dingenus and Neeltje are buried together on Kerkveld cemetery in Jutphaas (now Nieuwegein).

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