Wheeler, James Eugene
Age: 18, credited to Wolcott, VT
Unit(s): 3rd VT LARTY
Service: enl 8/15/64, m/i 8/15/64, PVT, 3rd VT LARTY BTRY, m/o 6/15/65
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Birth: 09/12/1846, Woodbury, VT
Burial: Fairmount Cemetery, Wolcott, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Deanna French
Findagrave Memorial #: 20048216
Alias?: None noted
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Fairmount Cemetery, Wolcott, VT
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JAMES E. WHEELER CIVIL WAR VETERAN DIES
MORRISVILLE MESSENGER: SEPT. 16, 1931
James E. Wheeler of Wolcott, son of Marvin H. and Julia Barton Wheeler, passed away at his home on Thursday Sept. 17.
The deceased was born in Woodbury Sept. 12, 1846. At the age of 17 he enlisted in the Third Vermont Battery, and at the close of the war was married to Emma A. Towne on November 10, 1865. To this union were born four sons, Fred, Carroll, Murvin, and James Jr., and one daughter, Kate.
Of these members of the family only Carroll and James Jr. survive. Mrs Emma Wheeler died Sept. 25, 1908. In Feb. of 1914, he was united in marriage to Mrs Frances Stratton, who passed away in June 1930. Since the death of Mrs. Wheeler he had been tenderly cared for by his step-daughter, Mrs Flora Clowse.
The funeral was held from the church of the Nazerene Saturday afternoon at two o'clock, the Rev. C. Hurst officiating, with interment in Fairview Cemetery, with Legion honors.
Among those from out of town to attend the funeral were, Clarabelle Wheeler of Ashland, N.H., Mr. & Mrs Carroll Wheeler, and Doris Childs of Lisbon, N.H., Mr. & Mrs. Robert Whittemore of Washington, Vt., Bert Whittemore, Ellen Gray, Orris Wheeler, and Lenna Wheeler of Barre, Mr.& Mrs. Elwin Gray of St. Johnsbury Center, Merle Wheeler & family, and Alice Parkhurst of St. Johnsbury, Mr and Mrs. Orlin Ainsworth and Lewis Bridges of Hardwick, Mrs. Archie Jones and Mr. & Mrs. George Reed of Craftsbury, Mr. & Mrs. Leon Bullock of Barton, Mr. & Mrs. Benjamin Bullock of North Danville, Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth Anderson of Oslin, N.Y.,Jennie Waterman, Mr. & Mrs. Carroll Taylor, Henry Hall, Freda Hall, and George Bridge, a Civil War Veteran, all of Morrisville, and Truman Jones of Burlington.
Submitted by Deanna French.