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Keith, Clinton

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 23, credited to Barre, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 12/3/63, m/i 12/11/63, Pvt, Co. E, 11th VT INF, wdd, 5/18/64, dis/wds, 6/24/65

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VITALS

Birth: 06/06/1840, Barre, VT
Death: 03/23/1917

Burial: Elmwood Cemetery, Barre, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish
Findagrave Memorial #: 72826121

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: Died in Hardwick, VT

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


DESCENDANTS

Great Grandfather of Nancy Swazey Cheever, Freeport, ME

Great Grandfather of Charles Dudley Swasey, Enterprise, AL

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

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Elmwood Cemetery, Barre, VT

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Obituary

WAS BORN IN BARRE, CLINTON KEITH DIED IN EAST HARDWICK LAST WEEK

Clinton Keith, a former resident of this city, and a native of Barre died at his home in East Hardwick Friday, and the body will be brought to the city Tuesday afternoon for interment in the Keith family lot at Elmwood cemetery.

Mr. Keith's death removes the last of three brothers in a family prominent in the earlier affairs of Barre. Lewis Keith died at his home in Websterville two years ago, and the demise of Erastus occurred some years prior. Clinton Keith was born in 1840, and passed many years of his life in this city and vicinity. He was a long time resident of Hardwick, however, and was active in the affairs of that town.

He leaves his wife and two daughters, Mrs Charles D. Swasey of Waterbury, and Mrs. Newton. a wife of a Cambridge physician, a sister, Mrs. Agnes Lovrien lives in Chicago, Ill.

Funeral services were held in East Hardwick, and the body will arrive in this city over the Central Vermont Railroad at 1 o'clock. The Rev. J. W. Barnett, pastor of the Barre Congregational church will officiate at services to be held at the receiving vault in Elmwood.

Source: Barre Daily Times, March 26, 1917
Courtesy of Deanna French

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