The Iola Register, Friday, Mar. 29, 1895
Died: Mar. 23, 1895
Jacob Hiles, born Oct. 26, 1833 in the State of Ohio, married at the age of 21 to Miss Mary Jane Smith. To them were born seven children, five live to mourn the death of their father. He enlisted in Co. A, 90 R. Ohio. Served three years in defense of his country. Came to Kansas in 1879, departed this life in Iola Kansas March 23, 1895. Having accepted Christ as his Savior he died in the triumph of faith. The funeral took place from the First Baptist church, conducted by the writer and he was buried in the honors of the G. A. R. of the McCook Post. Thus one by one the old Soldiers are mustering to the roll call above. May the peace of God rest upon his family and friends.
M. F. KING: