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Luce, Aurin

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 42, credited to Royalton, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 8/8/62, m/i 9/1/62, Pvt, Co. H, 11th VT INF, m/o 6/24/65

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VITALS

Birth: 1817, Royalton, VT
Death: 10/28/1895

Burial: South Royalton Cemetery, Royalton, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Joe Schenkman

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

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 9/16/1882, 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

South Royalton Cemetery, Royalton, VT

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Obituary

Aurin Luce, a soldier of the late war and pensioner of the government, died Monday, October 28, at the home of his son, Aurin F. Luce.

Source: Vermont Journal, November 2, 1895

Funeral services over the remains of Aurin Luce, who died Monday, October 28, at the home of his son, Aurin F. Luce, were held at the home the following Wednesday, Rev. E. W. Sturtevant officiating. The music service was rendered by the Methodist choir. Mr. Luce was sick only from Saturday to the following Monday, when he passed away at the age of seventy-six years. He was in the army three years, and drew a pension from the government. He had resided with his son in this town about one year. Besides the son above mentioned, there were present at the funeral three daughters, namely, Mrs. Lee Weatherhead of Miller's Falls, Mass., Mrs. Mary F. Ross, Manchester, N.H., and Mrs, Charles Holes, Springfield. J. H. Emerson was the funeral conductor. After the service at the house, the remains were taken to the station and conveyed by train to Royalton for burial. Mr. And Mrs. Aurin F. Luce wish, through the JOURNAL, to thank all for neighborly helpfulness during the sickness and funeral.

Source: Vermont Journal, November 9, 1895
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.