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Robinson, Ezra J.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 24, credited to Bridgewater, VT
Unit(s): 12th VT INF
Service: enl 8/19/62, m/i 10/4/62, CPL, Co. B, 12th VT INF, m/o 7/14/63

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VITALS

Birth: 1837, Bridgewater, VT
Death: 7/19/1908

Burial: Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Bridgewater, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Joie Finley Morris +
Findagrave Memorial #: 125054476

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 5/20/1889, VT; widow Elvira A., 7/31/1908, VT
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: See Benedict's Army Life in Virginia

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Bridgewater, VT

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Obituary

Bridgewater Corners

Ezra J. Robinson was born in Bridgewater, April 5, 1837, the sixth in a family of twelve, the children of Jesse and Laura Robinson. While young he moved with his parents to Sherburne. They afterwards returned to Bridgewater where he has since resided. He served in the Civil War in Co. B, 12th Vt. He was a successful farmer, and was school director of the town for several years. He suffered from a complication of diseases for many weeks but was seemingly on the way to health when a weak heart caused his death on the night of July 19. His funeral was held at his late home on Wednesday, A. F. Hubbard of Tyson officiating. Ezra Robinson was married Dec. 28, 1863, to Miss Elvira Holt of Bridgewater who survives him. He also leaves five sisters, Mrs. Orvillia Chandler of Lowell, Mass., Mrs. Archie Cameron of Methuen, N. H., Mrs. Monroe Preston of Fremont, Neb., Mrs. Mariam Town of New York, Mrs. Forrest Pinter of Aroka, Minn., and a brother, Orrin Robinson of Ludlow, who with his wife, were at the funeral. Hugh L. Robinson of Bridgewater of Bridgewater, a nephew. Other friends present were Mrs. M. J. Holt of South Woodstock, Mrs. A. F. Hubbard of Tyson, Mrs. L. I. Walker of Hartland, Mrs. Hannah Chamberlain of Windsor, Mrs. Inez Walkins, L. E. Manley and wife of Woodstock, Elmer Merrill and wife, Almon Miner and wife of Reading, Mrs. Eveline Parker of Ira, and a large number from Plymouth and Bridgewater testified to the esteem in which the deceased was held. Interment was in the village cemetery.

Source: Vermont Standard, July 30, 1908.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.