Acton Memorial Library
|E||26th MVI||Private; enl. Sept. 7, 1861; must. Oct. 18, 1861; prom. Corpl. Aug. 15, 1862||must. out Nov. 7, 1864||Acton||shoemaker||
|Co.||Regiment||Date Filed||Type||App. No.||Cert. No.||State||Beneficiary/Remarks|
|E||26th MVI||Nov. 26, 1887||Invalid||679 890||462 246||Mass.|
|June 25, 1889||Widow||398 515||263 426||Mass.||Almira H. Loker|
Recorded as member no. 2 in the membership roster of Isaac Davis Post No. 138 G.A.R., Acton, Massachusetts. Served as Post Commander, 1884. (Acton Memorial Library archives, 92.2.1).
|Date||May 29, 1889|
|Age||49 years, 8 months|
|Burial||Woodlawn Cemetery, Acton, Mass. (source: death record, Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910 (online database). New England Historic Genealogical Society.)|
|Survived by||Almira H. Loker|
Born in Natick to parents Henry and Mary White (source: death record, Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910 [online database]. New England Historic Genealogical Society.)
Jonathan W. Loker, a shoemaker, age 20, is recorded as an inhabitant of Acton in the 1860 federal census, in household of Henry and Mary Loker (dwelling no. 36), which also included his brother William H. Loker (source: 1860 United States Federal Census. In: Ancestry.com [online database]).
Almira H., widow of Jonathan W. Loker, is recorded in the 1890 special veterans census as a resident of Acton (source: 1890 Veterans Schedules. In: Ancestry.com [online database].)
Name included on the Acton Memorial Library Soldiers' Tablet, "The Men of Acton Who Fought For The Union."
The Portrait of Jonathan White Loker (above), by Arthur F. Davis, is in the collection of the Acton Memorial Library (AML 66.1.11).
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