Goodroe, John E.
Age: 18, credited to New Haven, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 12/14/63, m/i 12/24/63, PVT, Co. K, 1st VT CAV, pr CPL 11/19/64, pr SGT 2/14/65, red 7/15/65, tr to Co. C 6/21/65, m/o 8/9/65
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Birth: 1846, New Haven, VT
Burial: Cook Cemetery, Ripton, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Alan Lathrop
Findagrave Memorial #: 42448712
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 12/4/1890, VT
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Cook Cemetery, Ripton, VT
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John E. Goodro.
John Edward Goodro, 78, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. George Brissette, in Middlebury, Monday. He was born in New Haven, Feb. 27, 1843 and was the son of Isaac and Mary (Parrow) Goodro. He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. George Brissette of Middlebury and Mrs. Herbert Dudley of Leicester; two sons, Harry Goodro of Lincoln and Gardner Goodro of New Bedford, Mass.; one brother, Edward Goodro of Middlebury; and two sisters, Mrs. Mrs. Alice Rawson of Saratoga, N.Y., and Mrs. A. Borgeois of Swampscott, Mass. Mr. Goodro was a long time resident of Ripton and came to Middlebury a short time ago to live with his daughter. He represented the town of Ripton in the legislature of 1890 and had held most of the offices of the town. He was a Civil war veteran. Having enlisted in Company K, First Regiment Vermont Cavalry, from New Haven Dec. 14 1863. The funeral was held at the Methodist church in Ripton Wednesday afternoon at 2 O'clock, Rev. Ralph Miller, pastor of the church, officiating. The bearers, members of Middlebury post of the American Legion, were John Baldwin, William Lauber, Robert Mundy, Alva Provonche, Edson Day and Milton Huntley. Burial was in the Cook cemetery. Mr. Goodro was buried with military honors.
Source: Middlebury Record, January 27, 1927
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.