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Griswold, Wilber Fiske

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 27, credited to Eden, VT
Unit(s): 17th VT INF
Service: enl 1/1/64, m/i 3/2/64, Pvt, Co. C, 17th VT INF, pr CPL 7/1/65, m/o 7/14/65

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VITALS

Birth: 12/25/1836, Johnson, VT
Death: 03/22/1911

Burial: North Hyde Park Cemetery, Hyde Park, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish
Findagrave Memorial #: 52003979

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Sarah J, 4/6/1911
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: None

DESCENDANTS

2nd Great Grandfather of Rhonda Griswold, Hyde Park, VT

2nd Great Grandfather of Joy Soldan, California

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BURIAL:

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North Hyde Park Cemetery, Hyde Park, VT

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Wilbur F. Griswold

Source: Morrisville News and Citizen: Morrisville, Vt. March 15, 1911

DEATH OF WILBUR F. GRISWOLD

Wilbur F. Griswold, who has been in poor health a long time, died this morning at his home in Centerville; cause of death, heart failure. The funeral will take place Friday afternoon. Prayer at house at noon. Services at the Advent Church at North Hyde Park at 2 0'clock, Rev. G. W. Tabor officiating.

Wilbur Fisk Griswold was 74 years old- was born in Johnson, a son of Barney Griswold. In early life he located in Eden, where he lived many years. He also lived in Johnson and Hyde Park, and spent five years in Milton. He was a farmer, which occupation he followed all his life.

He served 18 months in the army, being a member of Co. C. 17th Vt. He has served as selectman in Johnson and Hyde Park. He was an honorable and upright citizen, and had the respect of all. For many years he was a member of the Christian Church at N. Hyde Park, but of late years has affiliated with the Advent Church of that place.

His first wife was Philura Boyes, who died many years ago. His present wife was the widow of John Manning. He is survived by six children, namely; Barney of Hardwick, Cassius of North Hyde Park, Leroy at home, Mrs. John Hayford of Johnson, Mrs. Charles Manning, and Mrs. Will Manning of Eden. A brother, Leroy S., of Hyde Park, and two sisters, Mrs. William Fletcher of Springfield, Mass. and Mrs. B. F. Ober of Johnson, also survive him/

Submitted by Deanna French.

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