Perry, Oscar F.
Age: 0, credited to Springfield, VT
Unit(s): 96th NY INF, 2nd NY VET CAV
Service: Co. I, 96th NY INF; Co. L, 2nd NY VET CAV
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Birth: abt 1832, Springfield, VT
Burial: South Newfane-Branch Road Cemetery, Newfane, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, application date
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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South Newfane Cemetery, Newfane, VT
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Death of Oscar F. Perry
Oscar Foster Perry, a Civil War veteran who has been in poor health for a year or more and suffered a shock about two weeks' ago, died at his home on the Marlboro Branch road Saturday morning. He was born July 6, 1832 in Springfield (Vt.). Sept. 16, 1852 he married Mary Elizabeth Hayes at Warrensburgh, N.H., where they lived for some years. She dies July 31, 1910. Four children were born to them, Dr. J. Edmund Perry of Portland, Oregon, Mrs. Lyman H. (Alida) May, who had been with her father caring for him, Mrs. Ella Hathaway of Keene, N.H., and Frederick Perry of Portland, Oregon. Mr. Perry was a member of the Baptist church at North Caldwell, N.J., and of a grand army post in New York state. He lived eight years in Whitewood, South Dakota. About ten or twelve years ago he returned to Vermont. He married for his recent wife, Mrs. Effie Stratton, who survives and who helped to care for him in his illness. The funeral was held at the house Tuesday afternoon at 1 o'clock, Rev. C. Walter Bishop officiating. Mr. Bishop also sang two hymns. The burial was at the South Newfane Cemetery.
The Brattleboro Reformer, December 6,1918
Submitted by Heidi McColgan