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Johnson, Ira J.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 21, credited to Duxbury, VT
Unit(s): 10th VT INF
Service: enl 8/2/62, m/i 9/1/62, Pvt, Co. B, 10th VT INF, wdd, Winchester, 9/19/64, m/o 8/11/65

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VITALS

Birth: 06/28/1843, Moretown, VT
Death: 01/23/1918

Burial: Oak Hill Cemetery, Owosso, MI
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer:

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

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Laura
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: 10th Vt. History off-site

DESCENDANTS

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BURIAL:

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Oak Hill Cemetery, Owosso, MI

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Obituary

This community was saddened last Wednesday when a telegram was received from Owasso, Mich., announcing the death that morning of Ira Johnson, a former and life-long resident of this town. Five years ago he went West to reside near his daughter, Mrs. C.C. Ward. He had been in poor health for the last few months with cancer of the stomach. January 1 he was operated on for strangulated hernia, from which he did not fully rally, and passed away January 22. He was a veteran of the Civil war and was 72 years old. Mrs. Johnson, who survives, was Laura Wiley. The funeral and burial were in Owasso.

Source: Burlington Free Press, January 31, 1918
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.

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