John Jaka

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


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

Jaka, John

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

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