Solomon became a naturalized US citizen in 1890, making his wife and children citizens in the process. Records of Solomon Jacobson are found in Des Moines City Directories of Businesses in 1891 and 1892. Solomon died in 1895. His wife, known in Des Moines as Susie Jacobson applied for a US Passport in 1896. She took Lena (age 8) and David (age 6) to Mir.
David Jacobson returned to the United States in 1907, at age 18. Ellis Island records indicate that he had been a clockmaker in Mir and that his mother was in Mir in 1907. He married, served in WWI and lived in Chicago. His family lost contact with other Jacobsons until 2014.
married Reuven Garber, a Mir rabbi who had came from
Semyatitsh (now Siemiatycze, Poland [52°27'
164.3 miles WSW of Mir). They had three children, Zelda
(born about 1910), Masha and Moshe. Both Elise and Reuven may have died in the 1919 influenza
According to the family story, Shoshana Davidson Jacobson wanted to take her grandchildren to America after WWI. However, the
Polish government would not issue permits for the children
to leave. Shoshana stayed to raise for her grandchildren.
The family lived in Mir and later in Baranovich. The
girls married. Either Zelda or Masha had a son who was
named after their father. Both girls, their husbands
and children were murdered around 1942.