Sibley, Torrey W.
Age: 21, credited to Westford, VTVITALS
Birth: 08/17/1841, Westford, VTADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None notedDESCENDANTS
Greenmount Cemetery, Burlington, VT
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Torrey Wales Sibley, of Essex Junction, Vermont , was born in Westford, August 17,1841, the fifth child born to Timothy and and Abby (Davis) Sibley.He passed his childhood days upon a farm, and attended the public schools of his native town. Upon the outbreak of the Civil War in 1861 he enlisted in Company A.Thirteenth Regiment, Vermont Volunteer Infantry, and he served in the Defense of Washington. He participated in the battle of Gettysburg, where he received a severe wound in the thigh which disabled him from partaking in further active duty.He was mustered out at Brattleboro at the expiration of his term of service. After the termination of the war he located in Boston, where he was engaged in the express business for twenty-three years, but in 1886 he returned to Essex where his time was occupied y farming, and he gave it his exclusive attention for two years. He then established a hardware business, which he conducted for four years, and then continued farming until 1900, when he retired from active service.
On November 6,1867 Mr. Sibley married Miss Diantha Seavy, daughter of Jacob and ELiza (Eaton) Seavey. They had two children: Fred Stanley, born July 10,1870, is engaged in the stationary business in Boston. Lottie May, the second child , born May 14,1874, died February 9, 1890.
Hiram Carleton, Genealogical and Family History of the State of Vermont, (The Lewis Publishing Co., New York, 1903), ii:133-134