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Tobin, John

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 25, credited to Waterbury, VT
Unit(s): 5th VT INF
Service: enl 8/29/64, m/i 8/29/64, Pvt, Co. D, 5th VT INF, m/o 6/19/65

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VITALS

Birth: 1838, Ireland
Death: 01/30/1922

Burial: St. Mary Cemetery, Richmond, VT
Marker/Plot: S-7
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 15544783

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, death date/location
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: Died in Jericho.

DESCENDANTS

2nd Great Grandfather of Gail Blake, White River Junction, VT

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

St. Mary Cemetery, Richmond, VT

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Biography

John Tobin [son of James Tobin and Helen Nash] was b. in County Clare, Ireland in 1839, and came to Richmond with his father. He m. Bridget Terry in Richmond about the year 1860, and they moved to Bolton and located in Bolton Notch. After living there ten years, they purchased a farm on the Mill Brook road in Jericho, near Nashville about the year 1868 .They lived there till about 1902, when they sold out and soon thereafter purchased "the Borrowdale farm" (so called) where he still lives. His wife d. in 1914 at Jericho and was buried in Richmond. They had eight children, viz : Ellen, b. in 1861 ; Mary, b. in 1863 and d. in 1886 ; James, b. in 1864 and m. Lena Bushey (Brassor) about the year 1904, and they have five children, viz : Mary b. 1905 ; Leona M., b. 1907 ; Margaret A., b. 1908 ; Francis James, b. 1910 and Raymond V., b. 1911.

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The said John Tobin enlisted in 1864 and served in the War of the Rebellion in Company "D" 5th Vt. Vols. Till he was discharged from the service in 1865.

Chauncey H. Hayden, et al, , The History of Jericho Vermont The Free Press Printing Co., Printers and Binders, Burlington, Vt., 1916), p. 639-40.

Contributed by Peter Flood

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