Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Home Resident

John Yager

Admission Date: September 28, 1888 - age 59

Residence: Clinton, DeWitt County, Illinois

Birth: (no date) Henry County, Kentucky

Service: Civil War, 140th Indiana Infantry, Co. K, Private

Disability: Neuralgia and chronic endocarditis

Pension: None

Death: January 28, 1905, DeWitt County, Illinois (Obituary)

Family Members: Mrs. Nellie E. Sparks, sister

Doctor: Dr. George W. Hyde, Surgeon

Occupation: Farmer

Notes: In the 1900 census he was living with his daughter in DeWitt County.  He later entered the Soldiers’ Home in Danville.  He died at the home of his daughter.

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