Kingsbury, Ezra Barnes
Age: 31, credited to Jamaica, VTVITALS
Birth: 1831, Wallingford, VTADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None notedDESCENDANTS
Pleasant View Cemetery, Chester, VT
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Ezra B. Kingsbury
Ezra Barnes Kingsbury was born in the little village of Jamaica, Vt., 2 March, 1831, son of Ward & Harriet (Hart) Kingsbury. He married Minerva J. Clayton.
NEWS: Chester, 24 March, 1893: "Ezra K.'s children & grandchildren gave him pleasant surpirse Thur eve. 2 March in honor of his 62nd birthday. They came laden w/baskets of food for event's refreshments, presented him a nice easy chair, and had a wonderful day." Ezra d. 4 Nov., 1912. (Information from my file on this commarade): Civil War: Co. "D", 16th Reg't Vt. Vols. He lived in North Chester. He died at his son Orrin's home in Putney, Vt. on Monday. The body was brought in on Thursday and funeral held at the Baptist church 2:00 p.m.
Rev. R. M. Jones. Mr. Kingsbury a Chester resident but his last years were spent with his son. He leveas (2) others sons: Robert of Putney & Leslie of Jamaica, (4) daus: Mrs. Farmer, Mrs. Dana Johnson, Mrs. Henry Bond of Chester, & Mrs. Orrin C. Kendall Winchendon, Mass; He, his father, and three brothers, enlisted at the outbreak of the war and returned safely.
Contributed by Linda M. Welch, Dartmouth College, Windsor County researcher.