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Farr, Robert D.


Age: 21, credited to Westminster, VT
Unit(s): 12th VT INF
Service: enl 8/18/62, m/i 10/4/62, Pvt, Co. I, 12th VT INF, m/o 7/14/63

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Birth: 05/26/1840, Westmoreland, NH
Death: 12/29/1920

Burial: Old Westminster Cemetery, Westminster, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 61640273


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
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: See Benedict's Army Life in Virginia


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Old Westminster Cemetery, Westminster, VT

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Source: Burlington Weekly Free Press, June 3, 1920


The funeral of Robert Danforth Farr was held at his late residence at 2:00 p. m., the Rev. Mr. Gray officiating. The bearers were; Harlan Whitney, Walter P., Frank H., and Willis V. Farr, nephews of the deceased. Stoughton Post, NO. 34, G.A.R., of which Mr. Farr was a member, attended in a body. There were large and beautiful floral offerings. Among those present from out of town were: Mrs. Milan Mason, of Springfield, Mass., Walter P. Farr, of Norfolk, NB., Oscar Percy and Leslie Far, of Keene, N.H., George and Ida Whitney of Putney, Miss. Harriet Farr of Bernardston, Mass., Mr. And Mrs. Walter H. Farr, of Bellows Falls, and Willis V. Farr, of Burlington.

The deceased was born in Westmoreland, N.H., the youngest son of Ivah N. and Nancy (Danforth) Farr, and came to town when four years old, and had lived here 76 years, with the exception of the time he spent in the army.

He married Mary E. White November 2, 1869, who survives him, with her three sons, Bert G., Edgar R., of this town, and Walter, of Bellows Falls. He is also survive by two sisters, Mrs. Ellen Whitney, pf Putney, and Mrs. Sarah Finton of Howard, S.D.

Source: Burlington Weekly Free Press, June 3, 1920
Courtesy of Deanna French

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