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Whitney, Elijah

Age: 31, credited to Middlesex, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT INF, 6th VT INF
Service: enl 5/2/61, m/i 5/9/61, Pvt, Co. K, 1st VT INF, m/o 8/15/61; comn 1LT, Co. F, 6th VT INF, 10/8/61 (10/15/61), resgd 6/19/62

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Birth: 01/14/1829, Brookfield, VT
Death: 12/09/1906

Burial: Worcester Village Cemetery, Worcester, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
Portrait?: Jones Collection
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

Great Grandfather of William Eddy, South Burlington, VT

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Village Cemetery, Worcester, VT

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and other veterans who may be buried there.


(Dewey Jones Collection)


Elijah Whitney, a highly respected citizen of Putnamville, died at the age of 87 years, Sunday afternoon, of heart trouble, after a short illness. He is survived by four brothers and one sister, and a son, Lee, of Middlesex. The brothers are: G. M. Whitney of Middlesex, H. G. Whitney of Hartford, Henry of Kansas City, MO., and Sidney, a ranch owner in Kansas

The funeral was held at 1 o'clock Tuesday afternoon from the home of H. D. Vail in Worcester.

Barre Daily Times, December 13, 1906

Courtesy of Deanna French