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Kinsley, Michael

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Northfield, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 12/5/63, m/i 12/11/63, Pvt, Co. I, 11th VT INF, tr to Co. A 6/24/65, m/o 8/25/65

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VITALS

Birth: 12/12/1841, County Kearney, Ireland
Death: 03/15/1932

Burial: Calvary Cemetery, Northfield, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch

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

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 12/22/1885; widow Sarah, 4/30/1932, VT
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: None

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


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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Calvary Cemetery, Northfield, VT

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Obituary

Michael Kingsley died March 14th, at his home on North Maine Street, age 90 years. He was born in Ireland, County Kearney, but came to this country when 14. He had spent all his life here since, except when in his younger days he was an engineer on the Pennsylvania Railroad.

He enlisted at Northfield as a private in the Civil War. Afterward he became a farmer on Turkey Hill. While in service one leg was fractured and again latelr it was broken, ultimately resulting in its amputation six years ago. Since then he had been confined to his bed.

Mr. and Mrs. Kingsley clebrated their golden wedding January 24. His is survived by his wife, Sarah; two sons, Daniel of Buffalo, N.Y., and Lawrence of Schenectady, N.Y., five daughters Mrs. Harrison Herms of Newport, Ken., Mrs. Emil Jandran of Springfield, Mass., Mrs. Mary Gillettee of Windsor, Mrs. Thomas Gillispie of Northfield Falls, and Mrs. Roy Tatro who lives at home; also 16 grandchildren and one greaet grandchild.

Source: Northfield New and Advertiser, 22 Mar 1932
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.