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Lynds, John Montgomery


Age: 19, credited to Plymouth, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: substitute - enl 8/5/63, m/i 8/5/63, PVT, Co. F, 2nd VT INF, wdd, Wilderness, 5/5/64, m/o 7/15/65

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Birth: 09/11/1843, Plymouth, VT
Death: 08/07/1927

Burial: Plymouth Notch Cemetery, Plymouth, VT
Marker/Plot: L9-17
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Jennifer Snoots
Findagrave Memorial #: 83881517


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 5/23/1888, VT; widow Arvilla L., 9/3/1927, CT
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


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Plymouth Notch Cemetery, Plymouth, VT

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John Lynds passed away Sunday, Aug. 7, after nearly two weeks of severe illness. He was born at the old home place in September, 1842, where his death occurred nearly 84 years later. He was a Civil war veteran, as was also his younger brother,Levi Lynds, who died a few years ago. He leaves a widow, Mrs. Arvilla Lynds, to whom he was married nearly 59 years ago; also four sons, Fred, Walter, Birney and Clarence; two daughters, Carrie and Jessie; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Of his father's family two sisters, Mrs. Ann Lynds Sargent and Miss Hattie Lynds, survive him. Mr. and Mrs. Lynds buried their oldest daughter, Martha, at the age of 18 in the winter of 1889.

Source: Vermont Tribune, August 12, 1927
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.