Wilbur, Elbridge B.
Age: 22, credited to Waterville, VT
Unit(s): 3rd VT INF
Service: enl 6/1/61, m/i 7/16/61, Pvt, Co. E, 3rd VT INF, m/o 7/27/64
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Birth: abt 1840, Waterville, VT
Burial: Pleasant View Cemetery, Jericho, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 136861694
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 7/15/1865; widow Idah M., 3/23/1926, VT
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Pleasant View Cemetery, Jericho, VT
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Funeral services for the late Elbridge B. Wilbur were held at his late home Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock, the Rev. William Cashmore officiating. Interment in the village cemetery. Mr. Wilbur was born in Waterville July 30, 1839. He was twice married. His first wife died many years ago. In May 1876 he married Ida M. Tillison, who survives him. To them were born one child, Waldron, a very lovable, promising boy, who died when but a boy. Mr. Wilbur enlisted in the War of the Rebellion in 1861 and served three years in Company E of the 2d Regiment of Vermont Volunteers. At the end of his enlistment on account of broken health, he received an honorable discharge from the Army. Mr. Wilbur had been in poor health for several years but had been able to work his garden and do other light work. His death occurred at his home Friday, March 26, after an illness of but a few days.
Source: Burlington Free Press, March 4, 1926
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.