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Garrow, Oliver

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 22, credited to Burlington, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: enl 5/7/61, m/i 6/20/61, Pvt, Co. G, 2nd VT INF, wdd, Salem Heights, 5/4/63, pow, Salem Heights, 5/4/63, prld 5/16/63, m/o 6/29/64

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VITALS

Birth: 1844, Plattsburgh, NY
Death: 01/09/1920

Burial: Mount Calvary Cemetery, Burlington, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: John Fisher
Findagrave Memorial #: 167710817

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Sophia, 3/1/1920, VT
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 John R. Fisher's site for additional details on this soldier

DESCENDANTS

2nd Great Grandfather of Donna Ryan, West Rutland, VT

2nd Great Grandfather of Patricia Garrow Alberti, Rutland, VT

3rd Great Grandfather of Michael P. Dentato, Chicago, IL

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BURIAL:

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Mount Calvary Cemetery, Burlington, VT

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Obituary

Waterbury -- Oliver Garrow, Civil War Veteran, Died At The Age Of 75 Years. Years.

The remains of Oliver Garrow, whom died at his home on Main Street. were taken to Burlington yesterday afternoon, for burial in St. Joseph’s Cemetery.

Mr. Garrow was a Civil War Veteran of Co. G., 2d Vermont Volunteers, having enlisted in 1861, and honorably discharged in 1864. He was 75 years of age, and formerly a resident of Burlington.

He was married twice; his first wife, Miss Mary L. Thompson, of Burlington, by which one son survives; Edward D. Garrow, of Burlington and four grandchildren. The second wife, formerly Miss Sophia Martin, of Ticonderoga, N. Y. survives him, with one daughter, Olive, of Waterbury.He also is survived by one brother and one sister.

Source: Barre Daily Times, Jan. 19, 1920
Courtesy of Deanna French

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