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Humphreys, John

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 19, credited to Fair Haven, VT
Unit(s): 7th VT INF, 14th VT INF
Service: enl 9/3/62, m/i 10/21/62, Pvt, Co. F, 14th VT INF, m/o 7/30/63; enl 9/6/64, m/i 9/6/64, Pvt, Co. C, 7th VT INF, m/o 7/14/65

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VITALS

Birth: 1844, Ireland
Death: 08/25/1916

Burial: St. Marys Cemetery, Fair Haven, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish
Findagrave Memorial #: 51626734

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
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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St. Marys Cemetery, Fair Haven, VT

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Obituary

Death of John Humphrey

John Humphrey, one of Fair Haven's oldest citizens and for over 70 years a resident of the town, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Chad Hill on Maple street at 11 o'clock Friday night after a three weeks' illness with a complication of diseases. He was 72 years old. He is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Thomas O'Brien of Granville, N.Y., Mrs. Chad Hill of this place and Mrs. H.P. Downes of New York, two sons, Cornelius of this place and John of Norwich, Ct., one sister, Mrs. James Purcell of Worcester, Mass., and a brother, David Humphrey of Providence, R.I. Mr. Humphrey was a Civil war veteran, having been a member of company C, 7th Vermont regiment. He served all through the war and was a member of the J.H. Bosworth post, No. 53, G.A.R. of this place. The funeral will be held at 9 o'clock this morning at St. Mary's church. Burial will be in the Washington street cemetery.

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, August 28, 1916

Funeral of John Humphrey

The funeral of John Humphrey was held at 9 o'clock Monday morning at St. Mary's church. Rev. P.J. Houlihan officiated. The honorary bearers were F.H. Shepard, C.H. Stone, O.A. Proctor, G.D. Wells, Leroy Maynard, Robert West and l.E. Wood, all Civil war veterans. The pall bearers were Michael Malone, John Starr, J. Crawley, E.G. McNamara, Richard Wallace and Albert Stevenson. Burial was in Washington street cemetery.

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, August 29, 1916
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.

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