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Sears, Andrew Edward

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 20, credited to Shelburne, VT
Unit(s): 10th VT INF
Service: enl 7/29/62, m/i 9/1/62, Pvt, Co. D, 10th VT INF, m/o 6/22/65

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VITALS

Birth: 03/10/1838, Ferrisburgh, VT
Death: 05/11/1926

Burial: St. Peters Cemetery, Vergennes, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Alan Lathrop
Findagrave Memorial #: 41921586

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 4/12/1882, VT; widow Matilda, 5/27/1926, 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: 10th Vt. History off-site

DESCENDANTS

2nd Great Granduncle of Scott Lalumiere, Fairport, NY

2nd Great Granduncle of Patricia A. Clark, Vergennes, VT

2nd Great Granduncle of John Danyew, Cumberland, ME

3rd Great Grandfather of Chris Hamel, Vergennes, VT

Great Granduncle of Homer J. Hamel, Vergennes, VT

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

St. Peters Cemetery, Vergennes, VT

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Photo Photo

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Courtesy of Chris Hamel

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Andrew's Springfield musket and bayonet.

Obituary

Andrew Sears

Soon after the death of his companion in the Grand Army of the Republic came the summons for Andrew Sears, who died suddenly Tuesday evening of heart disease. Funeral services will be held at St. Peter's church Friday morning at 9 o'clock. His age was 88.

Mr. Sears is survived by a wife, who was Miss Matilda Danyow; by four sons, Dwight Sears of Lynn, Mass., Frank of Seymour, Conn., Lewis and Edward of Ferrisburg, and three daughters, Mrs. Robert January, Mrs. Edward LaBombard and Mrs. Goodell Clark.

Mr. Sears served during four years of the Civil war and was in 17 engagements, being wounded once. After the war his principal occupation was farming.

Source: Vergennes Enterprise and Vermonter, May 13, 1926
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.



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