Zabriskie, Jacob W.

Born: 1817-XX-XX

Died: 1847-02-23 Buena Vista, Mexico

Flourished: 1840 Morgan County, Illinois

At the outbreak of the Mexican War, Zabriskie enlisted as a captain in the First Regiment of Illinois Volunteers. He was killed at the Battle of Buena Vista. He was the uncle of Elias B. Zabriskie.

Wm. Hugh Robarts, Mexican War Veterans: A Complete Roster of the Regular and Volunteer Troops in the War Between the United States and Mexico, from 1846 to 1848 (Washington, DC: Brentano's, 1887), 43; U.S. Census Office, Sixth Census of the United States (1840), Morgan County, IL, 440; Gravestone, First Dutch Reformed Churchyard, Hackensack, NJ; Abraham Lincoln to James K. Polk.