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Carpenter, Andrew J.

Age: 30, credited to Groton, VT
Unit(s): 15th VT INF
Service: enl 9/15/62, m/i 10/22/62, Pvt, Co. D, 15th VT INF, m/o 8/5/63

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Birth: 01/13/1832, Corinth, VT
Death: 12/06/1908

Burial: Groton Cemetery, Groton, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: None

2nd Great Grandfather of Robert M. Murphy, Barre, VT

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Andrew J. Carpenter

Groton, Dec. 8, 1908 --- At noon Sunday occurred the death of Andrew J. Carpenter after many months of suffering from repeated attacks of heart disease. . Mr. Carpenter was born in Groton, June 13, 1833, and was the son of Eliphalet and Hannah Glover Carpenter. He always resided in town, except one year spent in the Civil War in Company D., 15th Vt. Vols.

Deceased was twice married. His first wife was Sarah Morrison; to them were born five . children, four whom are now living; Curtis of South Corinth, Rosetta, Mrs. C. F. Averill of Barre, Lizzie, Mrs. Castle Bemis of Williamstown, and Herbert J. of Groton. In 1865 Mr. Carpenter married Emily Welch; of this union nine children were born, five of whom survive;Minnie E., Mrs Thomas White of South Ryegate, Sewell C., Flora B., Mrs. A. H. Tillier, Warren of this place, and A. B. Carpenter of Barre. Besides the above named children and his wife, Mr. Carpenter is also survived by two sisters. Mrs. Victoria Heath pf Lisbon N. H., and Mrs Caroline Thayer of Dorchester. Mass., and two brothers, George and Taylor of this town.

Mr. Taylor (sic) was an honest, industrious citizen, a kindhearted husband and father, and will be greatly missed in his home. Funeral services were held this afternoon at his late home in the village;Rev. S. H. Myers officiating, and burial was in the family lot in the village cemetery.

Barre Daily Times, December 8, 1908

Courtesy of Deanna French.