Margaret W. Jacobi, in historical groups


July 14, 1993|By Staff Report

Margaret W. Jacobi, who was active in women's patriotic and historical groups, died Saturday of cancer at her home in the Thirty-Nine Hundred Apartments in Baltimore.

Mrs. Jacobi, who was 80, was a former regent of the John Eager Howard Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution and a member of the Terra Marie Chapter of the Colonial Dames of the 17th Century. She also was a member of the Dames of the Court of Honor.

The flag fund of the DAR chapter was named for her. She also furnished flags to other groups, including a Braille flag for the Maryland School for the Blind and reproduction antique Baltimore City flags for each Pride of Baltimore, and she was active in her organizations' work with hospitalized veterans.

Mrs. Jacobi was a member of the First English Lutheran Church.

She wrote poetry since the age of 10 and received awards from poetry societies including the World of Poetry, which published a book of her work.

The former Margaret W. Trundle was a native of Baltimore and a graduate of the Margaret Brent Elementary School.

Her husband, Millard W. Jacobi, died in 1965. She is survived by several cousins.

Services for Mrs. Jacobi were to be conducted at 2 p.m. today at Henry W. Jenkins & Sons, 4905 York Road in Baltimore.

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