Private Jacob Sink

Company B


Private Jacob Sink was born in Bedford Co. PA, February 15, 1827, the son of George Sink.  He lived in Indiana Co. and in 1850 married Sarah Van Horn, a daughter of Joshua and Fannie (Briggs) Van Horn.  In 1868 he moved to Illinois and was a farmer.  His wife died in 1892. In 1893 he married Malissa Webb, a daughter of Russell G. and Sarah (Sturman) Webb.  Jacob's niece, Rebecca Sink, was married to Sergeant Jackson McMillen, also of this Regiment.


Jacob died February 16, 1902, aged 75 yrs and 1 day.  Burial place in Illinois unknown.