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Kent, George A.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 26, credited to Northfield, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: drafted - enl 7/13/63, m/i 7/13/63, PVT, Co. F, 2nd VT INF, m/o 12/12/63

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VITALS

Birth: 10/19/1835, Edenton, ME
Death: 12/07/1921

Burial: Elmwood Avenue Cemetery, Burlington, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
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Findagrave Memorial #: 0
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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 Montpelier, VT.

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BURIAL:

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Elmwood Cemetery, Burlington, VT

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Obituary

DIED AT AGE 86.
George N. Kent Was a Veteran of the Civil War.

George N. Kent, aged 86 years, died at Montpelier this morning at 3 o'clock as a result of breaking down of health due to advanced age. He was born in Maine Oct. 19, 1835, and came to Vermont early in life. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Kent. He was a veteran of the Civil war, having enlisted in Company F, 2d Vermont regiment, July 13, 1863, at Northfield.

For many years Mr. Kent had lived in Grand Rapids, Mich., but last September, when his son, Herbert O. Kent of Montpelier, visited him in the hospital in that city the aged man expressed a desire to come east. Since returning to Montpelier he had boarded at the home of Mrs. Arthur Clark of Elm street, Montpelier. Besides his son, he is survived by his grandson, Raymond Kent, of Springfield, Mass.

The funeral service occurs at 10:30 o'clock Friday morning.

Source: Barre Daily Times, Dec. 7, 1921

Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.

BURLINGTON

The remains of George N. Kent, a former resident, were brought here Friday and buried in Elmwood Cemetery. He died in Montpelier at the advanced age of 86. Mr. Kent was a Civil War Veteran having enlisted in company F, 2nd Vermont Regiment at Northfield July 13, 1863. For many years he had lived in Grand Rapids, Mich., but over a year ago returned to reside with his son, H. O. Kent of Montpelier. Aside from the son, the deceased is survived by one grandson, Raymond Kent of Springfield, Mass.

Burlington Free Press, December 13, 1921

Submitted by Heidi McColgan

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