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Moore, Levi Baldwin

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 24, credited to Plymouth, VT
Unit(s): 16th VT INF
Service: enl 8/29/62, m/i 10/23/62, Pvt, Co. C, 16th VT INF, m/o 8/10/63

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VITALS

Birth: 04/28/1837, Plymouth, VT
Death: 07/11/1913

Burial: Plymouth Notch Cemetery, Plymouth, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Joie Finley Morris +
Findagrave Memorial #: 18004161

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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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Plymouth Notch Cemetery, Plymouth, VT

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Biography

(Note: this soldier was a a cousin of President Calvin Coolidge).

Levi Baldwin Moore, b. Plymouth, Vt., 28 April, 1837, son of Joseph & Priscilla (Franklin) Moore. He m. Mary A. Hall. He died at his home in on Main Street, as the result of a shock, Friday morning, 11 July, 1913 (age 76). He is buried in the Plymouth Notvch cemetery. INFO: NEWS: Ludlow, 20 March, 1913: "Levi B. Moore suffered a partial shock on Tuesday (18 March), He was said to be in a fairly comfortable condition this morning. Miss Mitchell, a trained nurse from Rutland, is in attendance." --27 March, 1913: "The condition of Levi Moore is said this morning to be materially improved." (He d. at his home on Main St. Friday morning after protracted illness following a shock). He has carried on a farm and store at Plymouth Union for some years. In 1896 he retired from active business and came to Ludlow, devoting his time to the settlement of estates and his duties as Deputy Sheriff, a position which he held for 25 or 30 years, being one of the oldest deputies in the State. His wife, whom as the daughter of the late Moses Hall of Plymouth, died some six years ago. Mr. Moore represented Plymouth in the Legislature, he was a Veteran of the Civil War, served in Co. "C", 16th Reg't Vt. Vols. Howard Post, GAR member, connected with all the Masonic bodies, including the Shrine. Surv: (son) Charles H. Moore, Springfield (sis) Mrs. F. P. North, Malden, Mass. (3) bros: V. E. Springfield, Mass; M. G., Plymouth, and Warren, Fort Edward, NY. Funeral at his residence Sunday p.m. H. E. Howard in general charge, Rev. W. J. Ballou. -- 16 Sept., 1920: "Mrs. Charles Moore of Springfield will sell the Levi Moore house on Main St. in the village on Sat. She will sell household furniture, dishes, kitchen furnishings, a sage, and a Studebaker automobile as well, James McDonald, auctioneer."

From Erminie Pollard's (Calvin Coolidge's cousin) papers on the Franklin family: Jabez Franklin, b. 1758/9. He m. Sarah Starr (b. Thompson, Conn. 28 Nov., 1760, dau. of Comfort (b. Thompson 10 Aug., 1731, d. Killingly, Conn. 30 Nov. 1812), and his wife Judith Cooper of Thompson, Conn.). Jabez d. in Guilford, Vt. 25 Feb., 1828. Sarah d. in Guilford 20 Aug., 1805. Luther Franklin, b. Guilford, Vt. 4 March, 1780, son of Jabez. He m. 6 Dec., 1799, Priscilla Pinney (b. 1778). He d. in Guilford, Vt. 18 April, 1861. Priscilla d. in Guilford, Vt. 1 Oct., 1811. their daughter Abigail Franklin, b. Guilford, Vt. 18 April, 1811, m. 5 Dec., 1838, Hiram Dunlap Moore (b. Salem, NY, 26 Dec. 1812). Abigail d. at Plymouth, Vt. 10 Oct., 1892. Their daughter was Sarah Jane Moor, who married Mr. Pollard, and Victoria Moore, who married John Coolidge, father and mother of Calvin Coolidge]

Contributed by Linda M. Welch, Dartmouth College, Windsor County researcher.

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