York, John W.
Age: 21, credited to Waterbury, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: enl 5/7/61, m/i 6/20/61, Pvt, Co. D, 2nd VT INF, reen 12/21/63, wdd, 5/3/63, m/o 7/15/65
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Birth: abt 1840, Waterbury, VT
Burial: Chesterfield West Cemetery, Chesterfield, NH
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 106263925
Alias?: None noted
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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DEATH OF JOHN YORK
WELL KNOWN CIVIL WAR VETERAN OF SPOFFORD, N. H. DIES AT 82
John W. York, a well-known resident of Cheshire County, and a Civil War veteran died Monday night at his home in Spofford Village, Chesterfield, N.H. He was born Nov. 17, 1839.
Mr. and Mrs. York observed their golden wedding anniversary a few years ago.
The funeral was held at the home in Spofford Thursday morning at 11 o’clock. The burial took place in West Chesterfield
Mr. York enlisted in Company D, Second Vermont Volunteers, and served four years, one month, and 10 days. He was a member of John Sedgwick Post, G.A.R., of Keene, and also Pokohoket Tribe of Red Men of Keene.
Besides his wife he leaves two sons and one daughter; Perley A. York, Charles D. York, and Mrs. F. W. Allen, also four grandchildren; Edwin E. Kempton, Leland L. Kempton, Henry H. Kempton, and Mrs. C. W. Tuttle.
Source: Vermont Phoenix, Jan. 27, 1922
Courtesy of Deanna French