Individual Record -- Sanborn, Ophir S.
Age: 21, credited to Topsham, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF
Service: enl 6/10/62, m/i 7/9/62, Pvt, Co. G, 9th VT INF, m/o 6/13/65
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Birth: 1841, Topsham, VT
Burial: West Topsham Cemetery, Topsham, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 75966762
Alias?: None noted
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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West Topsham Cemetery, Topsham, VT
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OPHIR S. SANBORN, LONG TIME RESIDENT OF WEST WEST TOPSHAM PASSED AWAY
WEST TOPSHAM, July 13 -- Ophir S. Sanborn died on July 8th at Lake View Sanitorium, Burlington, age 67 years, 4 months, and 16 days. He was born in West Topsham and always lived there except three years spent in the Civil War. He enlisted in Company G. 9th Vermont Volunteers on the first call for volunteers and served until discharged at the close of the war.
He was road commissioner one year, and school director nine years. He leaves six children; Herbert of West Topsham, John of East Orange, Mrs. T. S. Riley of Graniteville, Mrs. L. M. McKnight of Barre, Mrs. E. S. Locke of Waited River, and Miss Winona A. Sanborn of West Topsham, and also six grandchildren, and one sister, Mrs Horace Bryant of Lynn, N. H. . The funeral was held at his late home in West Topsham, July 11, 1908, the Rev. J. A. Ranny officiating.
Barre Daily Times, July 13, 1908
Courtesy of Deanna French