Acton Memorial Library
Civil War Archives
|Co.||Regiment / Ship||From||To||Residence/ Credit||Occupation||Notes|
|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|
Woodlawn Cemetery, Acton, Mass. (death record, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," AmericanAncestors.org).
Jonathan White Loker, Find A Grave Memorial# 114615068, Find A Grave (website), http://www.findagrave.com. Retrieved 2015-01-26.
Born in Natick to parents Henry and Mary M. (White) Loker (death record, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," AmericanAncestors.org). He was the brother of William H. Loker.
Jonathan W. Loker, age 20, a Shoe Maker, is recorded as an inhabitant of Acton, Massachusetts in the 1860 federal census, in household (dwelling no. 36/39):
Henry Loker, age 59 Farmer, born Mass.
Mary Loker, age 43, born Vermont
Emily H. Loker, age 22, born Mass.
Jonathan W. Loker, age 20, Shoe Maker, born Mass.
Wm. H. Loker, age 19, born Mass.
Sarah W. Loker, age 13, born Mass.
Fanklin Loker, age 17, born Mass.
(source: "1860 United States Federal Census," Ancestry.com):
Almira H., widow of Jonathan W. Loker, is recorded in the 1890 special veterans census as a resident of Acton ("1890 Veterans Schedules," Ancestry.com).
Jonathan W. Loker's name is 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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