Age: 21, credited to Marshfield, VTVITALS
Birth: 1843, Woodbury, VTADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None notedDESCENDANTS
Fairview Cemetery, Calais, VT
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and other veterans who may be buried there.
Horace Burnham passed away at 5 p.m. Thursday, June 19, after an illness of seven years, resulting from a shock. Funeral services were held at his late home Sunday at 1 p.m., Rev. G.A. Furness officiating. The deceased was born in Woodbury, May 1, 1843, the son of Justus and Mary (Parker) Burnham. He was a Civil war veteran, enlisting Jan. 4, 1864, in Company C, 1st Vermont cavalry. On Nov. 25, 1868, he married Caira Celley of Woodbury, who died Sept. 20, 1875. To them one daughter, Mary S. was born. On Nov. 30, 1876, he married Florence M. Lowell of Marshfield, who survives him with their two sons, Elmer E. of this town and Elbridge W. of Middlesex, and his daughter, Mrs. Dennis Lamberton of Lowell. The pallbearers were the two sons and son-in-law and nephew, Lewis P. Burnham. Flowers were as follows: Pillow, from the family of; flowers, Florence Lamberton; carnations, Mrs. Etta Burnham; flowers, Mrs. Mary Sanford; carnations, Mr. and Mrs. F.B. Miles; roses, Mr. and Mrs. H.D. McCrillis; carnations, Mr. and Mrs. Ira Carr and Mrs. H.V. Lull; peonies, Mrs. James Bouldry. Among those present from out of town were Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Morse of Hardwick, Mr. and Mrs. Ira Carr and Mrs. H.V. Lull of Montpelier and Mr. and Mrs. Harry Daniels of East Montpelier.
Barre Daily Times, June 25, 1919
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.