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Rye, Edgar E.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Fairfield, VT
Unit(s): 12th VT INF
Service: enl 9/1/62, m/i 10/4/62, Pvt, Co. E, 12th VT INF, m/o 7/14/63

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VITALS

Birth: 03/22/1843, Highgate, VT
Death: 12/04/1916

Burial: St. Patrick Cemetery, Fairfield, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 15881624

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: Wry, Edgar J.
Pension?: Yes, 6/30/1880; widow Mary, 1/24/1917, VT
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: All of his extant vital records, all the censuses he is listed in, all of his service record and pension information list him as Edgar Rye. The day after his death, his obituary calls him Edgar Wry.

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St. Patrick Cemetery, Fairfield, VT

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Obituary

Death of Edgar J. Wry

News has been received in this city that Edgar J. Wry, of Fairfield, father of Irving J. Wry, of this city, died at his home Monday morning at 9 o'clock of heart failure. The funeral will be held at 10 o'clock Wednesday morning at St. Patrick's church. He is survived by his wife, two son, Irving J. Wry and Ila A. Wry and one daughter, Miss Emma Wry.

Source: St. Albans Weekly Messenger 7 Dec 1916.
Courtesy of Deanna French.