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Kelton, Kneeland


Age: 18, credited to Worcester, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: enl 10/10/61, m/i 10/24/61, Pvt, Co. F, 2nd VT INF, pow, Savage's Station, 6/29/62, prld 8/5/62, m/o 10/23/64

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Birth: 1804, Montpelier, VT
Death: 06/18/1894

Burial: Worcester Village Cemetery, Worcester, 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)


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/22/1880; widow Ellen E., 7/6/1894, VT
Portrait?: VHS Collections
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


3rd Great Grandfather of Katherine Rauenzahn, Lombard, IL

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Village Cemetery, Worcester, VT

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George W. Flagg's Second Vermont Infantry Album
Courtesy Vermont Historical Society


Kneeland Kelton, aged 81 years, died at 2 o'clock Tuesday morning, June 18, after a lingering illness. He had been a great sufferer from asthma for many years, and much of the time was unable to lie down, either day or night, but his death was caused by a complication of other troubles. He left four children, J. A. Kelton of Montpelier, a son in Montana, Mrs. Kent of Calais, and a daughter residing in Iowa, His wife and a sister, who live in Philadelphia also survive him.

The funeral was held at his late home on School Street, at 7 o'clock Tuesday morning, and was attended by U. S. Grant Post, G.A.R., of which organization he was a member. The remains were taken on the 8:45 train to Worcester for interment.

Source: West Randolph Herald and News, June 21, 1894

Courtesy of Deanna French.

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