Age: 23, credited to Landgrove, VTVITALS
Birth: 09/07/1838, Boston, MAADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None notedDESCENDANTS
Riverside Cemetery, Londonderry, VT
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DEATH OF ALFRED CHILDS, CIVIL WAR VETERAN
Alfred Childs died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Gustave Monnin, on Smith street Thursday evening. He leaves a wife and seven children; William Childs of Newport, N. H., Mrs. Dora Porter of Pawlet, Mrs. Lillian Shorey of Swampscott, Mass., Mrs. Gustavis Monnin of Ludlow, and Stillman Childs, Mrs. Annie Melendy, and Mrs. Ella Marden of Londonderry. He was 76 years old. He was a veteran of the Civil War, serving in Co. C, 16th regiment Vermont volunteers.
His body was taken Friday, to his home in Londonderry where funeral services will be held.
Brattleboro Reformer. June 13, 1914
DEATH OF ALFRED CHILDS
Alfred Childs, 76, died Thursday, June 11, at the home of his daughter, Blanche, in Ludlow, where he had gone a short time ago for medical treatment. The body was brought here Friday and the funeral was held in the chapel at 1 o'clock, Rev. Mr. Mitchell. A Universalist minister at Norwich, Mass. officiating.
He leaves a wife and seven children;Will Childs of Newport, N. H., Mrs. Dora Porter of Pawlet, Mrs. Lillian Shorey of Swampscott. Mass., Mrs. Blanche Monnin of Ludlow, Stillman Childs, Mrs. Annie Melody and Mrs. Ela Marden, all of this town, all of whom were present at the funeral.
Mr. Childs lived many year in Landgrove, and represented the town in the legislature two terms, and held many town offices. Seven years ago he sold his farm and bought a home in this village. He was a kind husband and loving father, and very much respected in the community. The burial took place in the village cemetery.
Brattleboro Daily Reformer, Vt. June 17, 1914
Courtesy of Deanna French