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Wheeler, Robert Richard


Age: 19, credited to Malone, NY
Unit(s): 13th NY CAV, 3rd NY PROV CAV
Service: enl, Malone, NY, 6/30/63 (farmer, blue eyes, dark hair, light complexion, height 5'7), m/i, Pvt, Co. G, 13th NY CAV, enl 7/10/63, tr 8/17/65, by consolidation, to Co. B, 3rd NY PROV CAV, m/o 9/21/65, Camp Barry, DC

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Birth: 12/13/1846, Mooers Forks, NY
Death: 06/10/1930

Burial: Burgess Cemetery, Grafton, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 80672416


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


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Burgess Cemetery, Grafton, VT

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Robert R. Wheeler

The Vermont Journal, June 27, 1930

Bartonsville Civil War Veteran Dies

Robert Richard Wheeler died at his home in Bartonsville, Wednesday, June 10. The funeral was held at the home, Friday, June 12, Rev. William Ballou of Chester officiating. Burial was in the Burgess cemetery beside his wife, Helen Elizabeth (Whittier) Wheeler.

He is survived by four children, Mrs. Bertha A. Smith, Belmont and Vincent Wheeler and Mrs. Laura A. Bagley; nine grand children; 19 great grandchildren and one great great grand daughter, Miss Arlene Ethel Cerate.

Those attending the funeral from out of town were; Mr. and Mrs. Almer Bagley of Auburn, Me., Mrs. Roy Wheeler, Miss Lizzie Smith and Mr. and Mrs. Albert Wheeler of New Hampshire; Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Cerate of Bellows Falls; Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Gilson of Gilman; and Mrs. Bertha Smith of Lincoln.

Contributed by Cathy Hoyt.

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