John Jaka

John Jaka
born about 1828, in Germany
died November 10, 1904, in Quincy, Ilinois

Obituary:

John Jaka, an old resident of Dayton township, died recently at the Soldiers’ Home at Quincy, Ill., of heart trouble. Mr. Jaka was a native of Germany. He enlisted in the Ninth Illinois Infantry in August, 1861, and served as a private until September, 1863. He has one son in the military service in the Philippine islands and one on a farm in Dayton township. He was over 70 years of age.1

Jaka, John - death certificate

photo of Jaka, John - tombstone


1. [Ottawa, Illinois] Fair Dealer, 18 Nov 1904

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