Ober, Patten B.
Age: 34, credited to Westminster, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 12/9/63, m/i 12/12/63, Pvt, Co. G, 11th VT INF, pr CPL 1/28/64, m/o 5/25/65
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Birth: 02/28/1829, Rochester, VT
Burial: Saxtons River Cemetery, Saxtons River, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
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Alias?: None noted
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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DEATH OF P. B. OBER
Patten B. Ober passed away Friday, Oct. 13, at his home on Westminster road. Mr. Ober has been a long sufferer, dating from the war of the Rebellion, but was not confined to his home within the year. His disease that finally took the nature of a cancer. The funeral was held at 2 p. m. the following Monday at his home, Rev. G. F. Chapin of this place and Rev. Marggrat of Bellows Falls officiating.
The deceased was born on the Hubbard farm February 28, 1829, and had spent a great part of his life in this town. At an early age he went to Londonderry, where he learned the tailor trade. Shortly after learning the trade he set up business in Townshend, and continued tailoring until the breaking out of the Civil War. and then took an active part in the cause against secession, for a time having charge of a recruiting station here for the eleventh Vermont. He afterwards enlisted in the regiment which he helped to recruit, and served with credit throughout the war.
Mr. Ober took a strong interest in the district school education, and for a time was chairman of the school board. He was married 50 years ago to Lucy Ann Minard, sister of John Minard of Westminster. His wife, and four of six children born th them, survive him.
Source: Bellows Falls Times, Oct. 26, 1899
Courtesy of Deanna French