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  • Enlisted: 14 February 1865 at Grand Rapids, Kent Co., Michgan
  • Age At Enlistment: 20
  • Term: 1 year
  • Mustered In: 14 February 1865 Co. K, 1st Michigan Sharpshooters
  • Rank In:
  • Mustered Out: 28 July 1865 at Delaney House, Washington D.C.
  • Residence: Horton's Bay, Charlevoix Co., Michigan

Source: Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in The Civil War 1861-1865 Michigan Adjutant General Dept. Call No. E514.3 M62 V. 44 First Michigan Sharpshooters


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1890 Veteran Census

Evangeline, Charlevoix, Michigan Page 2
  • JACKO John
  • Private Co. K 1st Mich. Sharp Shooters
  • Enlisted: 14 February 1865
  • Discharge: none listed
  • Post Office: Hortons Bay, Charlevoix Co. Mich.
  • Disability: Disease of Lungs
  • Remarks: Certificate of discharge in hands of Board of State Auditors to adjust bounty


1894 Michigan State Veteran Census

none found


1883 Pensioners Michigan

none found


Pension Card

  • JACKO John
  • Late Rank: -
  • Co. K 1 Reg. Mich S.S.
  • Date Of Filing: 1888 September 29
  • Invalid: Application No. 673.904 Certificate No. 896.246
  • Widow: Application No. 872.707 Certificate No. 739.295

Source: NARA Film T289 Roll 244 Organization Index to Pension Files of Veterans Who Served Between 1861-1900


Non Military Vital Record Data

  • Birth Date: 1845 per age at death
  • Birth Place: Michigan
  • Death Date: 21 April 1907
  • Death Place: Evangeline Twp., Charlevoix, Michigan
  • Burial Cemetery: 22-23 April 1907 Maple Lawn Cemetery, Boyne City, Michigan Burial note: death records states burial on the 23rd
  • Parents: Jacko PE-NAIS-NOW-O-QUOT 1st MI SS Co. K
  • Marriage:
  • Marriage Place:
  • Wife: Susan
    • Children:
    • Noah born about June 1885 Michigan
    • Mary born about Febraury 1882 Michigan
    • Martha Jocko born 15 May 1895 in Hayes Tp. Charlevoix Michigan to John and Susan Jocko
    • Unnamed Jocko died 18 February 1895 in Hayes Tp. Charlevoix Michigan born 1894 parents John and Susan Jocko (note: could be Martha)
    • Ellis born about December 1898 Michigan


Other Sites

Sharpshooters in Grants Army by Charlevoix County History Preservation Society


1900 Federal Census

  • Hayes, Charlevoix, Michigan Sheet 11 16 June 1900
  • John Joko Head In M born June 1845 55 years Married 14 years Michigan Michigan Michigan Day Laborer
  • Ruzen Joko Wife In F born June 1864 35 years Married 14 years Michigan Michigan Michigan 7 children 7 living
  • Noah Joko Son In M born June 1885 14 years Single Michigan Michigan Michigan At School
  • Mary Joko Daughter In F born Feb. 1882 8 years Single Michigan Michigan Michigan At School
  • Martha Joko Daughter In F born Oct. 1894 5 year Single Michigan Michigan Michigan
  • Ellis Joko Daughter? In F born Dec. 1898 1 year Single Michigan Michigan Michigan
  • Fred Antilo Step Son In M born Apr. 1881 19 years Single Michigan Michigan Michigan Day Laborer


Michigan State Death Returns

  • County: Charlevoix
  • Township: Evangeline
  • Name: John Jocko
  • Male Indian Birth Date Unknown
  • Age: 62
  • Married
  • Birthplace: Michigan
  • Parents: Dont no
  • Occupation: Laborer
  • Informant: T. A. Heaton of Boyne City from pension papers
  • Died: April 21 1907
  • Cause: ? Pneumonia
  • Burial: Boyne City on April 23, 1907

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