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Childs, Alfred
MILITARY SERVICE
Age: 23, credited to Landgrove, VT
Unit(s): 16th VT INF
Service: enl 8/29/62, m/i 10/23/62, Pvt, Co. C, 16th VT INF, m/o 8/10/63

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VITALS
Birth: 09/07/1838, Boston, MA
Death: 06/11/1914

Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Londonderry, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 92341342
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, death date/location
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Remarks: None
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BURIAL:
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Riverside Cemetery, Londonderry, VT

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Obituary

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