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Blake, John

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 0, credited to Brandon, VT
Unit(s): USN, USA
Service: Chaplain, 1st US Arty 1840-1845, Chaplain USN 1847-1873, frigate Congress, Brazil Squadron 59-61, storeship Vermont 63-64, storeship New Hampshire 64-66, receiving ship Vermont 66-73, retired 6/20/73 [College: MC 36]. Episcopalian.

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VITALS

Birth: 06/20/1811, Williamstown, NY
Death: 07/11/1893

Burial: Pine Hill Cemetery, Brandon, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Jennifer Snoots
Findagrave Memorial #: 37103091

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
Portrait?: Middlebury College Archives, off-site
College?: MC 36
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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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Pine Hill Cemetery, Brandon, VT

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Obituary

Rev. John Blake of New York, who died July 11, leaving an estate valued at $100,000, bequeathed 55,000 to charitable institutions, including $500 Middlebury College, and 20,000 to the Episcopal Diocese of Maine.

Source: Vermont Phoenix, Sept. 15, 1893
Courtesy of Deanna French

Articles

New York Times, March 27, 1865, Charleston, S.C.

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