Ruth Alice Jacobus

Above: Jacobus, circa 1989


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: June 7, 1989 from Amador County, California
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: August 14, 1912
  • Age: 76 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'0, 115 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian female. Gray hair, blue eyes. Jacobus wears eyeglasses. Her ears are pierced.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: Slippers and a blue dress with white ruffles.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Jacobus was last seen by her husband in Amador County, California at approximately 12:00 p.m. on June 7, 1989. She has never been heard from again. Investigators believe she wandered away from home and possibly hitchhiked out of the area.

    The countryside around Jacobus's residence features steep, rugged canyons. An extensive search involving horses, dog teams and a helicopter turned up no sign of her. Her case remains unsolved.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Amador County Sheriff's Department


    Source Information
    California Attorney General's Office


    Updated 3 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated April 29, 2005.

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