On Tuesday December 18, 2018 George Toriello sent me, Bob Meli, this researched material on Jacob G. Scoskie who was truly a local guy having been born in
New Milford then living on Maple Avenue in Hackensack according to 1930-1940 census and finally being buried in Hackensack Cemetery:

Hard to stop my research! Happened upon additional/clarification info:


b. 3/12/1876 New Milford, NJ
d. 4/16/1940 Hack., NJ

1930 & 1940 Census:
105 Maple Ave., Hackensack, NJ

U.S. Army
Enlisted 7/12/1898
Mustered 12/1898:
Battery 'D' (As in David) Not 'O' as shown on HHS site)
4th. Artillery
Discharged: 2/28/1899
Source: U.S. Headstone Applications For Military Veterans, 1925-1963

NOTE: Find A Grave shows 1878 as year of birth.
U.S. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007
shows birth as 3/12/1876 ~