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Offensend, George

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 27, credited to West Haven, VT
Unit(s): 14th VT INF
Service: enl 9/3/62, m/i 10/21/62, 2SGT, Co. F, 14th VT INF, pr 1SGT 2/7/63, m/o 7/30/63

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VITALS

Birth: 1835, West Haven, VT
Death: 05/17/1919

Burial: Cedar Grove Cemetery, Fair Haven, VT
Marker/Plot: 69
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 102417322

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
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

DESCENDANTS

2nd Great Grandfather of Christopher Parry Baker, Portland, OR

3rd Great Grandfather of Calder Joseph Baker, Portland, OR

3rd Great Grandfather of Connor Patrick Baker, Portland, OR

Great Grandfather of Sheldon Baker, Old Lyme, CT

Great Grandfather of George Griffith Baker, Portland, OR

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Cedar Grove Cemetery, Fair Haven, VT

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Obituary

OLD MASON DEAD.
Fair Haven Man Joined Order in May, 1861.

Fair Haven, May 20. George Offensend, one of the oldest citizens of Fair Haven, died at his home here Saturday morning, after being confined to his bed but two days.

He was 84 years old and is survived by a son, John, one daughter, Mrs. Arthur Baker of this place, and two brothers, Hiram and David of West Haven.

Mr. Offensend was one of the oldest Masons in the state, having joined the order in May 1861, with Lee lodge of Castleton when the meeting place was at Hydeville. He with his brother, Hiram, were the only two charter members of Eureka lodge living at the time of his death.

Mr. Offensend was a Civil war veteran, having enlisted in the 14th Vermont regiment. He was a member of Bosworth post, G.A.R.

Source: Barre Daily Times, May 20, 1919
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.

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