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Higley, Elliott John

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 20, credited to Marlboro, VT
Unit(s): 8th VT INF
Service: enl 12/7/62, m/i 2/18/62, Pvt, Co. I, 8th VT INF, m/o 10/15/62

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VITALS

Birth: 11/24/1841, Marlboro, VT
Death: 09/24/1918

Burial: Christ Church Cemetery, Guilford, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 33837071

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Mary H, 1/11/1919, VT, not approved (she passed away in 11/2/1919)
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

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Christ Church Cemetery, Guilford, VT

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Obituary

Elliot J. Higley
Died in Guilford

Civil War Veteran Was Native of
Marlboro -- Leaves Wife and Two
Children on Guilford Farms

Elliot John Higley, 76, a Civil war veteran, died about 1 o'clock yesterday afternoon in his home in Guilford, after an illness of eight weeks culminating in brights disease and heart trouble.
Mr. Higley was born in Marlboro Nov. 24, 1841, one of four children of George and Lucy (Winchester) Higley. He lived in Marlboro until about 25 years of age, when he moved to Guilford.

On Feb. 10, 1864, he married in Hinsdale, N.H., Miss Mary A. Adams of that town, and they had two children, Etta, who lives at home, and Will Higley, who lives on another farm in Guilford.

Aside from the relatives already mentioned Mr. Higley leaves a sister, Mrs. Sarah Stevens of Brandon, N.Y., and several nieces and nephews.

The funeral will be held at the home Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock, Rev. Delmar E. Trout officiating, and the burial will take place in the family lot in the Guilford cemetery.

Source: Brattleboro Daily Reformer, September 25, 1918
Courtesy of Gail Lynde

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