Simpkins, Alfred W.
Age: 22, credited to Franklin, VTVITALS
Birth: 01/03/1842, Stanbridge, PQ, CanadaADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None notedDESCENDANTS
Missisquoi (Methodist) Cemetery, Enosburgh, VT
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and other veterans who may be buried there.
St. Albans Daily Messenger, >November 5, 1914
Alfred Allen Simpkins died at his home on Maple park Saturday afternoon at 1:45 o'clock. He had been in poor health for several years but the immediate cause of death was a weak heart. Mr. Simpkins was 72 years old January 3, was a veteran of the Civil War, enlisting September 16, 1861, in Company A, 5th Vt. Regt., being discharged June 1, 1864 for disability. He was a member of Pixley Post, No. 102, G.A.R. and of the Methodist Episcopal church. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Adelpha (Himes) Simpkins, whom he married 48 years ago, October 25, and by one sister, Mrs. E.J. Himes. The funeral was held at the Methodist church Monday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock, the Rev. John Wriston, officiating. The bearers were Ralph S. Whitcomb and Ray Bessey of St. Albans, George Britch of Highgate, and Ernest Sheldon of this place, all nephews of Mr. and Mrs. Simpkins. A mixed quartet composed of Mr. A.A. Aseltine, Mrs. H.N. Kidder, C.H. Abell, and W.H. Yaw sang.
The burial was in Missisquoi.
Submitted by Tom Boudreau.