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Child, Myron


Age: 27, credited to Rockingham, VT
Unit(s): 4th VT INF
Service: enl 9/3/61, m/i 9/21/61, MSCN, 4th VT INF Band, m/o 8/9/62

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Birth: 08/03/1834, Coventry, VT
Death: 11/05/1918

Burial: May be buried in ..., , CA
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
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Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 10/16/1890, KS; died 11/5/1918, Redondo Beach, CA
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


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Died in Redondo Beach, CA

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Musicians of the Fourth Vermont Infantry Regimental Band

Child, Myron - Musician. (b. Coventry, Vt., 3 Aug., 1834, son of Joel & Electa (Colling) Child). He enlisted at the age of 27 years from Rockingham, Vermont, 3 Sept., 1861. He was mustered in at Brattleboro, 21 Sept., 1861. He mustered out with the rest of the band, 9 Aug., 1862. He married 14 Sept., 1861, Sophia A. Spaulding When the 1870 census was taken, Myron and his wife Sophia were residents of Springfield, Massachusetts. Myron was 35 years old and employed as a wood turner. He owned his own home valued at $3,500 and had additional personal property valued at $500. In 1880, the family had moved to Topeka (Shawnee County) Kansas, where Myron worked as a machinist. In 1900, Myron (age 65) had a second wife named Eliza (b. England), were still living in Topeka on East 6th Street. (Children: Frank E., b. Vt. 4 May, 1866); Benetta M. (b. Mass. 10 May, 1877); John M. (b. Oct., 1879); and Dorothy "Dott" E. (b. May, 1882).

Biographical Information
(researched by Linda M. Welch, March, 2008)

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