Sibley, Ebenezer K.
Age: 19, credited to Westford, VTVITALS
Birth: 1842, Westford, VTADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None notedDESCENDANTS
Oakwood Cemetery, Dixon, IL
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New York Times
1 Aug 1895
Col. E.K. Sibley of East Orange N.J., died at Victoria, B.C., Tuesday. He was on the way home from a trip through Alaska. He was born in Westford, Vt., in 1842. He enlisted with the First Vermont Cavalry in 1861, and rose to the rank of Major. Four months in Libby Prison furnished part of his experience. He served on the staff of the Governor of Vermont after the war, with the rank of Colonel.
Until 1885 he was engaged with the Iron Mountain, Memphis and Little Rock and Missouri Pacific Railroad Companies successively. He was a member of the Southern Railway and Steamship and the Southern Passenger Associations.
Coming east about eight years ago, he joined the banking firm of Marquand & Parmly, from which he retired a few months ago. He had many railway and financial connections, was a Director in the American Surety Company and in the New York, Ontario and Western Railroad Company, a Trustee of the Savings Investment and Trust Company of East Orange, and a member of the Loyal Legion and of the New York, Manhattan, Lawyers', and Orange clubs.
Contributed by Erik Hinckley.