Age: 22, credited to Rutland, VT
Unit(s): 17th VT INF
Service: substitute - enl 7/13/64, m/i 7/13/64, PVT, Co. B, 17th VT INF, m/o 6/19/65
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Birth: 1842, Canada
Burial: Maplewood Cemetery, Stockbridge, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Bob Hackett
Findagrave Memorial #: 173459012
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 12/31/1879; widow Rosa 8/11/1890, VT
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: Curiously, his military headstone was ordered shipped to Lincoln, VT.
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Maplewood Cemetery, Stockbridge, VT
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BiographyFrederick Gemme James, born in Canada, lived in Lincoln, Vermont and Stockbridge, Vermont. Died in Stockbridge, Vermont in 1890. Used family names of James. He married the widow Rosalie Cote Phinney- 1870 - in Lincoln, Vermont.
Frederick- born 1878 in Lincoln
Napoleon- born 1880 in Lincoln
John- born 1881 in Lincoln
Arthur- born 1884 in Lincoln.
His wife Rosalie died in 1920 and is buried in Bristol, Vermont.
The parents of Frederick Gemme (James) were John Baptiste Gemme and Symphorose (Rose) Goyet. I don't know whether they remained in Quebec or removed to the U.S.
Forrest Manning, Middlebry, a Cote descendent.