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Farnham, Joseph C.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Moretown, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 8/23/64, m/i 8/23/64, Pvt, Co. H, 1st VT CAV, m/o 6/21/65; 11th US INF; enl 8/10/65, m/o 8/10/68

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VITALS

Birth: 1843, Manchester, VT
Death: 12/13/1911

Burial: Holy Cross Cemetery, Duxbury, VT
Marker/Plot: 47
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 19277044

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, date and location of death
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: ME
(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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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Holy Cross Cemetery, Duxbury, VT

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Obituary

The funeral for Joseph Farnham was held at St. Andrew's church Saturday morning, Rev. D. E. Coffey officiated, and the burial was in the Catholic cemetery in Duxbury Corners, bearers were: B. F. Hart, Cassius Chasley, J. W. Sleeper, Clifton Drugg, and E. C. Crossett, all members of Edwin Dillingham Post G.A.R., of which the deceased was a member.

Mr. Farnham's death was caused by organic heart trouble. He was sixty-four years of age, and besides a widow leaves one son and two daughters.

Source: Barre Daily Times, December 10, 1911

Courtesy of Deanna French.

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