Alexander Jacobsen was born in the province of Schleswig, Germany, on the 30th of May, 1830.
When but a boy he went to sea and served three years in the service of a Dutch ship off the western coast of South America. He came to California in 1853, and in 1854 moved on to Weber creek, near where he now lives. Was married to Margareta Clawson, of Coloma, on Feb. 15, 1858, and to them three children have been born, Maria Sophia, Peter C. and Jacob. Mr. Jacobsen is engaged in the dairy business on Weber creek.
The History of El Dorado County, California by P. Sioli, page 249
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