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Manney, Robert

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Middlebury, VT
Unit(s): 7th VT INF
Service: enl 2/18/62, m/i 2/18/62, Pvt, Co. C, 7th VT INF, m/o 2/18/65

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VITALS

Birth: 02/02/1843, Middlebury, VT
Death: 12/19/1915

Burial: West Cemetery, Middlebury, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Jennifer Snoots
Findagrave Memorial #: 36923033

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
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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BURIAL:

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West Cemetery, Middlebury, VT

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Obituary

ROBERT MANNEY DEAD

Robert Manning died at 10:45 Sunday night, at the home of his brother, John Manning, of College Street, after having been confined to the house five weeks with stomach trouble. Mr. Manning was a son of William and Ann Manney, and was in the 73d year of age, having been born in Middlebury, February 6, 1843.

In younger days he devoted his attention mostly to farming, but in 1862 he enlisted in Company C., 7th regiment, in which he served three years.

Mr. Manney was in business for about eight years with the late Byron L. Fleming, and for 22 years was associated in business with the late Ira Taylor of Middlebury, who died recently.

He was a charter member of William P. Russell Post, NO. 89, G.A.R. He might have held many offices in town, and the Post, but always refused to accept any official position

Funeral services were held at 2 o'clock Wednesday at the Methodist church, Rev. D. H. Corkan officiating. The Grand Army ritual was used at the grave. The bearers were;William L. Cady, James M. Tracey, Louis Goulette, Walter Martin, Patrick Halpin, and Harrison Whittemore. The ladies of Russell Circle conducted the flag service at the church.

Middlebury Register, Dec. 24, 1915
Courtesy of Deanna French

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