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Wells, Hollis

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 19, credited to Irasburg, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 12/3/63, m/i 12/3/62, Pvt, Co. F, 11th VT INF, tr to Co. C, 6/24/65, m/o 8/7/65

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VITALS

Birth: 04/06/1842, Canada
Death: 03/16/1936

Burial: Irasburg Cemetery, Irasburg, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Deanna French
Findagrave Memorial #: 74463476

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 11/24/1886
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

Webmaster's Note: The 11th Vermont Infantry was also known as the 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery; the names were used interchangably for most of its career


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BURIAL:

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Irasburg Cemetery, Irasburg, VT

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Obituary

Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Wells, Mrs. Esther Hodgdon, Mrs. Leon Lafoe, Mrs. Doris Govro and Alfred Brown went to Dalton, N.H., last week to attend the funeral of their father and grandfather, Hollis Wells. Mr. Wells was 96 years old on the day of his death, March 16. He was formerly well known in this place. He was the oldest citizen of Dalton. More than sixty relatives and friends attended the funeral.

Source: Orleans County Monitor, March 25, 1936

IRASBURG

The remains of Hollis Wells, a former resident, who died in March at his home in Littleton, N.H., were brought here for burial in the family lot in the village cemetery.

Source: Orleans County Monitor, May 6, 1936
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.