Penfield, John W.
Age: 19, credited to Peru, VTVITALS
Birth: abt 1845, Boston, MAADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None notedDESCENDANTS
Died in Berkeley, CA
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John W. Penfield
Oakland Tribune (CA)
Wednesday - 27 Apr 1921
Veterans To Attend Funeral Of Comrade
Berkeley, April 27 - Last rites will be said at 2 o'clock tomorrow afternoon at the First Baptist church for John W. Penfield, veteran of the Civil war and former commander of the Lookout Mountain Post G.A.R., who died yesterday at the Veterans' home, at Yountville, at he age of 75 years.
Penfield was born in Boston and enlisted at the age of 16 in the Ninth Vermont regiment, serving until the close of the Civil war. First living in Kansas, Penfield and his family came to Berkeley 17 years ago, residing at 1735 Channing Way. Before retiring he was engaged in contracting work.
Penfiled is survived by a widow, Eliza Penfield, and three children, Myron D. Penfield of Berkeley, Mrs. A.J. Sayers of Chicago, and Mrs. A.S. Collins of Seattle. Dr. Claiborne M. Hill, president of the Berkeley Baptist Divinity school, will preside at tomorrow's services, while members of the Lookout Mountain post will attend in a body.
Contributed by Erik Hinckley.