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Guernsey, Oscar W.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Calais, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 8/15/64, m/i 8/15/64, Pvt, Co. I, 11th VT INF, m/o 6/24/65

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VITALS

Birth: 01/28/1846, Calais, VT
Death: 07/30/1924

Burial: Fairview Cemetery, Calais, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/22/1880, VT; widow Sarah J, 8/11/1924, 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: None

Webmaster's Note: The 11th Vermont Infantry was also known as the 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery; the names were used interchangably for most of its career


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Fairview Cemetery, Calais, VT

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Obituary

EAST CALAIS
Funeral of O. W. Guernsey Held Saturday

The funeral of O. W. Guernsey was held at his home on Saturday afternoon, W. J. Coates officiating. The funeral was largely attended, showing the high esteem in which Mr. Guernsey was held by his townspeople. John R. Wilson, F. E. Marsh and Constant Wheeler, all members of Co. I, 11th Vermont volunteers, acted as escorts for the body.

The following is a list of flowers as presented by friends: Spray, wife; pillow, the children; spray of carnations, Mr. and Mrs. Dan McLean; spray of carnations and snapdragons, Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Sawyer; set piece, rose and sweet peas, C. H. Cross and employees; assorted flowers, Mrs. E. R. Fletcher; gladioli, Mr. And Mrs. E. P. Carter; roses, Mrs. Hugh Young; sweet peas, Mrs. Alpa Guernsey; white carnations, Mr. And Mrs. Perley Haskett; spray pink carnations, Miss Daisy Pirie; sweet peas, Minnie and Elizabeth Sawyer; pansies, Philip Drenman; sweet peas, Mrs. George Goss; sweet peas, Mr. Hopkins and Mrs. Carley; sweet peas, Mr. And Mrs. E. M. Ide and Mariam Ide; roses and pearl, Mrs. Lizzie Parker and Mr. and Mrs. Earl Leonard; spray carnations, Worth Jeffords; cosmos, Mr. and Mrs. John Emery; assorted flowers, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Emery; sweet peas, Rena Guernsey; white phlox, Lilla Lamb; dahlias and sweet peas, Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Warhurst; sweet peas, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Shields; sweet peas, Walter Little; carnations, Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Person, Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Foster; asters, Bertha Knapp; dahlias, Mr. and Mrs. R. W. Baldwin; pansies, Mrs. M. J. Grant.

Source: Barre Daily Times, August 5, 1924.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.