Jacob married Elizabeth Mary Naish in Allora on February 27 1895.
|Glenvale in 2008|
Jacob was elected to the Allora Council along with his brother John and they were following
|The Telegraph Brisbane Qld 1872-1947 7 August 1936|
http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/184027908 accessed 11 April 2016
He also managed to play many games of bowls as evidenced by the number of match results reported in the newspapers, especially after he retired and moved to live in Allora. He played most of his games in Allora but also against Sandgate and Pittsworth clubs
He died on September 5 1940 and is buried in Allora cemetery.