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John identified his father as his nearest relative when he registered for the WWI Draft on 5 June 1918 in Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana. Those who were married at the time of registration typically had the wife's name listed.
That's not the answer you are looking for but may help narrow the time frame and location for records.