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McClure, Charles

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 21, credited to Sheldon, VT
Unit(s): 58th MA INF
Service: enl 5/13/64, 58th MA INF, dsrtd 9/21/64, from hospital in Readville, MA

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VITALS

Birth: 03/23/1844, Highgate, VT
Death: 10/23/1921

Burial: East Main Street Cemetery, Newport, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not Found
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Remarks: None

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BURIAL:

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East Main Street Cemetery, Newport, VT

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Obituary

Rev. Charles McClure

Rev. Charles McClure of Newport, died Sunday, Oct. 23, at his home on East Main street. He had been feeble for the past three years, his health gradually failing him. Mr. McClure was born in Highgate March 23d, 1844. His father's name was Nathaniel McClure and his mother's name Ameretta Mitchell. He married Caroline Elizabeth Smith Sept. 6, 1863. Six children were born to them, three of whom are living John C. McClure of Newport, Mrs. M. J. Magoon of Washburn, Me., and Edwin J. McClure of Orleans. There are five grandchildren living - Mrs. Mildred McClure Mooney of Newport, Chas. McClure of Worcester, Mass., Derwood and Rupert McClure of Orleans, Elizabeth Magoon of Washburn, Me., and one great-grandchild Gerald McClure of Worcester, Mass.

Rev. Charles McClure was ordained to preach 45 years ago. He was the means of the Advent church being built in West Derby and was their first pastor, moving here 33 years ago. He was a carpenter by trade and built at least 45 houses in Newport.

The funeral was at his home Wednesday afternoon, Rev. E. H. Timber lake of Auburn, Me., officiating, assisted by Rev. Mr. Pender of Morrisville. The bearers were the two sons and two grandsons. Interment in East main street cemetery.

Source: Newport Express and Standard, October 28, 1921.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.