Age: 0, credited to Rutland, VTVITALS
Birth: abt 1837, Quebec, CanadaADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None notedDESCENDANTS
Greensboro Village Cemetery, Greensboro, VT
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and other veterans who may be buried there.
Rutland Daily Herald, May 2, 1904:
The funeral of Benjamin Valiquette, who died at his home on West street last Thursday morning, was held at the Church of the Sacred Heart of Mary at 2 o'clock yesterday afternoon, Rev. N. Proulx officiating. The bearers were E.H. Wood, Milo Lyman, E.H. Webster, A. Austin, J.B. Needham and James Post, all of whom are members of Roberts post. The Grand Army ritual was used at the grave. The body was placed in a vault in Evergreen cemetery, where it will remain until its removal to Greensboro, Mass., Wednesday, the 18th.
Courtesy of Jennifer Snoots.
St. Johnsbury Caledonian-Record, May 4, 1905
Capt. Benjamin Valiquette, a Civil war veteran of Rutland, aged 68, died Thursday morning. During the war he served with Gen. Lew Wallace's Zouaves. His wife died just six weeks ago.
Contributed by Tom Boudreau.