South Carolina, USA
|Death: ||Feb. 22, 1929|
Date of marriage to Floresta A. Miller: 27 May 1869 at Saugus, MA
Parents listed on marriage record as:
-- father: Geo. R. Jaques
-- mother: Mary G. Jaques
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The Traveler (Worcester, Worcester Co., MA), 27 Feb 1929
Confederate Vet is Laid to Rest
Funeral services were held today at his late home, 6 Winslow road, Worcester, for Benjamin J. Jaques, 81, Confederate veteran and honorary member of the Boston chapter, Union Daughters of Confederacy.
Jacques died last Friday at the age of 81. He was head of a family of four living generations and two great-grandsons served in the world war.
He was a member of the 1st Washington artillery and at 15 entered service in the Confederate army at Charleston, S.C. He saw the smoke of the first gun fired at Ft. Sumter, April 14, 1861, and stood behind the last gun fired in Lee's army just before the surrender.
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NOTE: Based on his service during The War, any living female lineal or collateral descendant (age 16 or older) is eligible to join the United Daughters of the Confederacy.
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Florista A. Miller Jaques (1850 - 1939)
George Arnold Jaques (1870 - 1960)*
Mary E. Jaques (1874 - 1959)*
Evangeline V. Jaques (1884 - 1975)*
Plot: Lot 1418, Sec. 42, F
Created by: Lynna Kay Shuffield
Record added: Nov 15, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 80485937