Sleeper, James W.
Age: 23, credited to Morristown, VTVITALS
Birth: 1838, Waterbury, VTADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None notedDESCENDANTS
Old Cemetery, Waterbury Center, VT
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(John Gibson Collection)
THE FUNERAL OF DEACON JAMES SLEEPERThe Barre Daily Times, April 17, 1918
CIVIL WAR VETERAN
The funeral of Deacon James Sleeper was held from his late home, Rev. W. F. Hill officiating, assisted by Rev. A. D. Page. Many floral offerings were given, among them beautiful sprays from the Christian Advent Church, the G.A.R. and W.R.C. The burial was at Waterbury Center, the bearers being Warren Crafts of Bradford, William Davis of Wolcott, Clarence Webster of Lyndon, and Ed Sleeper of Stowe. The burial was in charge of the G.A.R., Dr. E.J. Foster being in charge of Ritual work.
Among those present from out of town were, Mr. & Mrs. Warren Crafts and Mr. & Mrs. Walter Davis, Mr. & Mrs. Clarence Webster, Walter Sleeper of Essex Junction, William Moody of Barre, and E. C. Sleeper and family of Stowe.
The deceased was a lifetime worker in the G.A.R. He enlisted as a young man in Co. D, 5th Regt. Vermont Volunteers, and served 18 months.
Courtesy of Deanna French