Brooks, Benjamin Johnson
Age: 0, credited to Bennington, VTVITALS
Birth: 11/29/1838, New YorkADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None notedDESCENDANTS
Park Lawn Cemetery, Bennington, VT
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and other veterans who may be buried there.
AGED VETERAN DIES AT HOME ON GAGE STREET
BENJAMIN J. BROOKS
Benjamin J. Brooks, aged 79, a veteran of the Civil War, died at his home on Gage Street Wednesday evening. He was born November 24, 1837, and enlisted on May 21, 1861, in Co. K., 26th N.Y. volunteers. After serving in several battles he was wounded August 30, 1862, and was honorably discharged Dec. the same year.
Mr. Brooks was twice married. He came to Bennington in 1902. He was Post Commander of C. A. Custer Post, and member of the Masonic fraternity, and the local Grange. He is survived by the widow, formerly Miss Madora Cameron, of Thurman, N. Y., and by one daughter, Mrs, L. Bostwick of Sayre, Pa. The funeral services will be held at the residence Saturday at one o'clock. Rev, P. L. Dow will officiate. Interment will be in Park Lawn.
Bennington Banner, September 28, 1916
Courtesy ofDeanna French.