Jacob Kent MAY

1844 - 1926 (82 years)

Members of the May family began coming to Fremont in late 1860's.  Together four May brothers  built a wholesale grocery business in Fremont.

Jacob K May arrived in Fremont Nebraska in 1869 at the age of 25.  There him and his brother Joseph T May formed the May Brothers Grocery Company.  a grocery store on 6th & Park (F Street).

 

Jacob May died in 1917.  His estate was valued at $289,212.95 which consisted mainly of Fremont real estate and corporation stocks.

 

 

Siblings

Emilia May (1838 - 1846) - 8 years

William Lew May (1842 - 1915) - 73 years

Charles H May (1846 - 1927) - 81 years

Joseph T May (1848 - 1926) - 78 years