Oregon City Enterprise, Friday, January 27, 1922
CIVIL WAR VETERAN, 80, DIES AT SOLDIERS HOME
Jason L. Maddox, Member of Old Twelfth Iowa Infantry, Succumbs; Was Here Long
Jason L. Maddox, Civil war veteran, aged 80 years, whose residence is in Oregon City, died Friday at the Soldier’s Home in Roseburg, where he has been since last fall, his wife accompanying him to Roseburg, and has been at his bedside. Mr. Maddox has been ill for about two years.
Deceased was a native of Pennsylvania, and cooper by trade. He came with his wife to Oregon City about fifteen years ago, where he resided until going to the Soldiers’ Home. He is survived by his wife and an adopted daughter, Mrs. Charles Nelson, of Gladstone.
During the Civil War Mr. Maddox served with Company “C”, Twelfth Iowa Infantry, and has been a member of Meade Post No. 2 G. A. R., since taking up his home in this city.
Civil War Pension Index: Mattocks, Jason L.
Widow: Mattocks, Amelia
C 12 Iowa Inf
1888 Sept 19, Invalid, Application: 672549, Certificate: 701273, Minn
1922 Feb 18, Widow, Application: 1185202, Certificate: 923784, Oregon
Name: Jason L . Mattocks
Regiment State/Origin: Iowa
Regiment: 12th Regiment, Iowa Infantry
Rank In: Private
Rank Out: Private
Film Number: M541 roll 17
Name: Jason L Mattocks
Age at Enlistment: 20
Enlistment Date: 22 Sep 1861
Rank at enlistment: Private
State Served: Iowa
Survived the War?: Yes
Service Record: Enlisted in Company C, Iowa 12th Infantry Regiment on 24 Oct 1861. Mustered out on 20 Jan 1866 at Memphis, TN.
Birth Date: abt 1841
Death Date: 20 Jan 1922
Death Place: Clackamas County, Oregon
Sources: Roster & Record of Iowa Soldiers in the War of Rebellion, Research by Harold Slavik. Death notices listed in National Tribune issues
Regiment history: (Veteran.) Age 20. Residence Illyria, nativity Pennsylvania. Enlisted Sept. 22, 1861. Mustered Oct. 24, 1861. Re-enlisted and re-mustered Jan. 5, 1864. Mustered out Jan. 20, 1866, Memphis, Tenn.