Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Home Resident

John T. Page

Admission Date: June 9, 1888 - age 51

Residence: Farmer City, DeWitt County, Illinois

Birth: (no date) Johnson County, Indiana

Service: Civil War, 107th Illinois Infantry, Co. I, Private

Disability: Epilepsy contracted during the war

Pension: $8.00 per month, # 272797

Death: February 23, 1899 (date found at

Family Members: Married, but separated, with two children, none named; Ephraim Page, brother

Doctor: Dr. R. W. McMahan, Surgeon

Occupation: Farmer

Notes: John’s daughter inquired about admission for her mother (John's ex-wife) in 1928, but I don't know if it was permitted, since her mother had remarried.  She died in Farmer City on November 25, 1929.

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