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Lieut Jacob L. Fahnestock
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Birth: Jan. 17, 1842
Illinois, USA
Death: Oct. 2, 1918
Illinois, USA

Lieutenant Jacob L. Fahnestock was born on January 17, 1842 in Lancaster, Peoria County, Illinois to Jacob Fahnestock and Maria Elizabeth (Harmon) Fahnestock.

Jacob L. Fahnestock was married to Charlotte Emaline Tindall on ___________ __, 1861 at __________, Illinois. Charlotte was born on February 8, 1845 at ___________, Indiana, the daughter of Easton A. Tindall (1810 - 1882) and Elizabeth Jane (Lantz) Tindall (1813 - 1855). Five children were born to Jacob and Charlotte. They are;

1. Fahnestock, Harry Elsworth - Birth/Chris: ... 1862 at ...
2. Fahnestock, Linnie Louise - Birth/Chris: ... 1863 at ...
3. Fahnestock, Catherine - Birth/Chris: ... 1866 at ...
4. Fahnestock, Elizabeth - Birth/Chris: ... 1868 at ...
5. Fahnestock, Fred - Birth/Chris: ... 1871 at ...

1. Henry Fahnestock, born
2. Fred Fahnestock, born
3. Linnie Fahnestock, born _____________ __, 18__; married to John Brazena on February 23, 1883 at Glasford, Illinois; John was a Bookkeeper and Coal Miner; John was born on March 20, 1858 at Kingson (Kingston Mines), Illinois, the son of Joseph and Catharine (Chultz) Brazena, who were natives of Germany and came to America and settled at St. Louis in 1852; John was a miner until 1893, when he went into the employ of the Reed City Coal Mining Company as a clerk in their store, and later became bookkeeper and shipping clerk, which position he held till the year 1900 when the Newsam Brothers Coal and Mining Company took charge of the business. He still holds the same position under Newsam Brothers
4. Kate Fahnestock, born
5. Lizzie Fahnestock, born

ILLINOIS STATE ARCHIVES
Illinois Civil War Detail Report

Name FAHNESTOCK, JACOB L Rank 2LT
Company I Unit 86 IL US INF

Personal Characteristics
Residence LANCASTER, PEORIA CO, IL
Age 20 Height 5' 10 Hair AUBURN
Eyes BLUE Complexion FAIR
Marital Status MARRIED
Occupation COOPER
Nativity LANCASTER, PEORIA CO, IL

Service Record
Joined When AUG 9, 1862
Joined Where LANCASTER, IL
Joined By Whom A L FAHNESTOCK
Period 3 YRS Muster In AUG 27, 1862
Muster In Where PEORIA, IL
Muster In By Whom
Muster Out
Muster Out Where
Muster Out By Whom
Remarks RESIGNED JAN 22, 1863 FOR INCOMPETANCY

In the Decisions of the Comptroller of the Treasury (Illinois), Vol. 13 published c. 1903, it appears that later in the war, that Jacob L. Fahnestock re-enlisted on February 24, 1865 in Co. B of the 7th Regiment of Illinois Volunteer Infantry. His name is, however, not found on the records of this company in the Adhutant General's Reports. However, the Comptroller saw enough evidence that he awarded bounty money that Jacob L. Fahnestock for his time in the service, which he did not receive at that time. During his time with the 7th, Jacob served as a Sergeant in Co. B. It is not known when Jacob joined the 7th, but, the 7th participated in the Battle of Bentonville, North Carolina on March 19-21, which sealed Confederate General Johnston's fate, thus helping to bring the war to a close. The 7th then participated in the occupation of Goldsboro March 24, and of Raleigh April 14 and was present at Bennett's House April 26 for the surrender of Johnston and his army. They then marched to Washington, D. C., via Richmond, Va., April 29-May 19, participating in the Grand Review on May 24, 1865. They then moved to Louisville, Kentucky in Juneof 1865 and did duty there until July. It appears the majority of the regiment was mustered out on July 9, 1865, however, it appears that Jacob L. Fahnestock was not mustered out until July 15, 1865.

Jacob L. Fahnestock was employed as a Government Gauger for some time.

Mr. and Mrs. Brazena have three children: Grace, born November 20, 1885; Cora, born May 15, 1889, and Myrtle, born June 25, 1895. Mr. Brazena is a conservative Democrat, and is Postmaster at Wolcott. He was Vice-Grand, also Noble Grand, of Covenant Lodge, I. O. O. F., at Pekin, Illinois, and is Secretary of Wolcott Lodge, No. 43, Fraternal Reserve Life Association.



Jacob L. Fahnestock died on November 2, 1918 in Glasford, Peoria County, Illinois. Charlotte died on ____________ __, 19__ at ___________, ____________. Their mortal remains were laid in the Lancaster Cemetery near Glasford,
Peoria County, Illinois.

by Baxter B. Fite III and Ann Tindall

(Baxter would enjoy heainf from anyone, especially descendants of the Fahnestock family, who might be able to add to the biographical material that we have on Jacob L. Fahnestock and the Fahnestock family. Baxter would also love to see copies of any other photographs of Jacob L. Fahnestock which may have survived the years, especially any showing him in uniform from his days in the service, added to his Find A Grave site for all to see.)


 
 
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 Spouse:
  Charlotte Emaline Tindall Fahnestock (1845 - 1925)
 
 Children:
  Harry E Fahnestock (1862 - 1954)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lancaster Cemetery
Glasford
Peoria County
Illinois, USA
 
Maintained by: Baxter B. Fite III
Originally Created by: Ann Tindall
Record added: Feb 12, 2010
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Lieut Jacob L. Fahnestock
Added by: Baxter B. Fite III
 
Lieut Jacob L. Fahnestock
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