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Shorey, Joseph

Age: 37, credited to Plainfield, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF, VRC
Service: enl 8/12/62, m/i 9/22/62, Pvt, Co. F, 2nd VT INF, wdd, Wilderness, 5/10/64, tr to VRC 11/27/64, m/o 7/3/65

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Birth: 09/26/1824, Canada
Death: 05/25/1891

Burial: St. Augustine Cemetery, Montpelier, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
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: None

2nd Great Grandfather of Richard F. Jeffords Jr., Colorado Springs, CO

Great Grandfather of Virginia Woodcock Murphy, Ypsilanti, MI

Great Grandfather of Carlton A. Woodcock, Deltona, FL

Great Grandfather of Willia Royal Harvey, Winter Park, FL

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St. Augustine Cemetery, Montpelier, VT

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and other veterans who may be buried there.


Joseph Shorey and his wife, Mary King, were immigrants from the Three Rivers region of Quebec. "Shorey" was originally "Charest." Joseph had a son Alfred (Fred) Shorey of Plainfield,VT. Alfred's daughter, Mary Edith Shorey, married Robert L. Harvey of Woodbury. They had 11 children,one of whom is William Royal Harvey, Ph.D., born at Marshfield in 1927. In Census records, "Shorey" is sometimes misspelled as "Shore."

Submitted by William R. Harvey.