Allen, Henry C.
Age: 20, credited to Manchester, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 8/15/64, m/i 8/15/64, Pvt, Co. G, 1st VT CAV, m/o 6/21/65
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Birth: 06/22/1844, Arlington, VT
Burial: Greenwood Cemetery, St. Albans, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Jim Fouts
Findagrave Memorial #: 121854563
Alias?: None noted
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Great Grandfather of Scott Allen, Biddeford, ME
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Greenwood Cemetery, St. Albans, VT
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Death of Henry C. Allen
Henry C. Allen, aged 64 years, died late yesterday afternoon at his home on North Main st., after an illness of about three months of Bright's disease which was brought on by a shock which he suffered three years ago. The funeral will be held at the house Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock, the Rev. W. Parkyn Jackson pastor of the Congregational church, officiating. Mr. Allen had been a resident of St. Albans for the past thirty-seven years, a small part of which time he conducted a meat market. For the greater part of the time he had been engaged in the oversight of two farms which he owned in the town of Georgia. While still in his teens, Mr. Allen, in 1864, enlisted in Company C, 1st Vt. Cav., serving until the close of the war. Beside his wife, he is survived by two sons, Leo B. Allen and Reid W. Allen, both of this city, by one sister, of De Lamson, N.Y., and by one brother, F. Z. Allen, who resides on Messenger st. Mr. Allen was a member of Franklin Lodge, No. 4, F & A.M., and also of A.R. Hurlbut Post, No. 60, G.A.R., in which organization he had held several offices being at the time of his death a past commander. The funeral will be held under the auspices of the G.A.R., and the burial will be in the South Main street cemetery.
Source: St. Albans Daily Messenger, April 10, 1909
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.