Born in Nevada on Dec. 12, 1878. Ella was the wife of Joseph G. Jacobson. After moving to California in 1898, she lived in San Francisco until 1931. She then moved to San Mateo, CA where she remained until her demise on July 26, 1958. As well as an artist, she was also an author and composer.
Exh: Sequoia Club (SF), 1919.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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