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Pvt John M Bacon
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Birth: Feb. 13, 1846
Chemung County
New York, USA
Death: May 15, 1922
Jackson County
Kansas, USA

The death of Comrade John M. Bacon occurred at his home in Holton Monday after an extended illness. He had reached the age of 76 years. The funeral ... the G. A. R. post and W. R. C. attending in a body. ... At the grave the Legion boys, with firing squad, paid him military honors. Mr. John Mitchell Bacon was born in Elmira, N. Y., Feb. 13, 1848. A soldier in the Civil War, in the 12th Ohio Cavalry, he was a descendant of a veteran in the Revolutionary War. He came to Iowa soon after the war, and to Kansas in 1886. He lived in Soldier for 20 years, then moved to Holton where he lived the remainder of his life. He was in the government employ in Oklahoma for five years. He was married to Miss Margueritte Kauhlkauff in 1869. Four children were born to this union, two of whom died in infancy and two have grown to manhood, Mr. I. K. and Mr. J. A. Bacon, both of this city. There are now four living grandchildren. Mr. Bacon was baptized in the M. E. church in Soldier about 25 years ago. There survive him _______ his wife, and two sons, one sister. He served in the state legislature in 1897 and 1898. He was in the drug business here in Holton for many years.
The Holton Recorder, May 18, 1922.

Detailed Soldier Record:
John Bacon (First_Last)
Regiment Name: 12 Ohio Cavalry
Side: Union
Company F
Soldier's Rank_In: Pvt
Soldier's Rank_Out: Pvt
Film Number M552 roll 4
Family links: 
  Margueritte Kauhlkauff Bacon (1851 - 1944)
  Louie K Bacon (1872 - 1940)*
  John Alvin Bacon (1880 - 1964)*
*Calculated relationship
Holton Cemetery
Jackson County
Kansas, USA
Plot: Section 5 (east), Lot 5, Block 128
Created by: Thomas Mick
Record added: Sep 29, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30166865
Pvt John M Bacon
Added by: KUfan
Pvt John M Bacon
Added by: KUfan
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