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John York, Jr
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Birth: Jun. 30, 1831
Prairie Township
Crawford County
Illinois, USA
Death: Feb. 1, 1895
Prairie Township
Crawford County
Illinois, USA

Aged: 63 years 7 months 1 day

Civil War Veteran
John York enlisted in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He enlisted as a private for 3 years in Company F, 62nd Regiment Illinois U.S. Infantry on 15 December 1861 in Crawford County, Illinois. He was a resident of Crawford County, Illinois, 25 years old, a farmer, single, and his nativity was Crawford County, Illinois. John mustered into service on 10 April 1862 at Jonesboro, Union County, Illinois.
He was discharged from service for a disability due to being a prisoner of war on 20 Feb 1863 at Kenton, Tennessee. He walked home and was in poor health at the time.

John's wife, Sarah, filed for a pension for her husband's military service on March 16, 1895.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John York (1803 - 1858)
  Martha Eaton York (1802 - 1891)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Jane Owens York (1835 - 1909)*
 
 Children:
  John Archibald York (1868 - 1954)*
  Ira Edward York (1876 - 1956)*
  Nancy A. York Sullenger (1878 - 1967)*
  Frank Alfred York (1882 - 1950)*
  Sarah E. York (1887 - 1887)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Ann York Brown (1823 - 1909)*
  Charles York (1824 - 1903)*
  Perry York (1826 - 1880)*
  Susannah York Correll (1828 - 1916)*
  John York (1831 - 1895)
  Benjamin York (1833 - 1919)*
  Sarah Jane York Correll (1835 - 1922)*
  Silas F. York (1838 - 1913)*
  William R. York (1840 - 1862)*
  Elder York (1841 - 1917)*
  Martha Adeline York Brown (1842 - 1879)*
  Isaac H. York (1847 - 1883)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Age 63y. 7m. 1d.
Co. F 62 ILL. Inf.
 
Note: Shares gravestones with wife, Sarah.
 
Burial:
Grand Prairie Cemetery
Prairie Township
Crawford County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Cindy Cornwell McCachern
Record added: Sep 29, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 117804770
John York, Jr
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