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Burroughs, John F.


Age: 0, credited to Vermont
Unit(s): 139th IL INF
Service: SGT, Co. G, 139th IL INF

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Birth: 01/16/1841, Vermont
Death: 10/06/1916

Burial: Roselawn Cemetery, Pueblo, CO
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Dennis N. Fitzsimmons
Findagrave Memorial #: 59935609


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
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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Roselawn Cemetery, Pueblo, CO

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John F. Burroughs

Pueblo Chieftain, October 27, 1916, Page 3

"John F. Burroughs, age 75 years, pioneer of Pueblo, died at his home, 1007 east Sixth street last night, after a short illness. He came here with his family 28 years ago from Winfield, Kas., and has been in the bricklayer contracting business here ever since. He leaves to mourn his loss a wife and a son Frank, of the family home, and a host of friends. The body was removed to the United Undertaking company's parlors and the funeral will be announced later."

Pueblo Chieftain, October 29, 1916, Page 7

"The funeral of John F. Burroughs was held yesterday afternoon at 2:30 from the residence, 1007 E. 6th St. Rev G.W. Lowery conducted the services. The United Quartet sanag "Nearer Home," and "God's Loving Hand," and Harper Gardner rendered a solo "Face to Face." The flower-bearers representing the G.A.R. were H.M. Morse, M.C. Clarke, C H. Boxmeier and I.L. Stephens. The pall bearers representing the bricklayers were Rob't Rapalje, W.F. Mertz, S. Norris, Ben Bayliss, John Murphy and John Kelly. The Women's Relief Corps held their services at the home and the G.A.R. exemplified their ritualistic services at the grave. Members of the bricklayers union of this city attended the funeral in a body and escorted the remains to the grave. Interment was in Roselawn in charge of the United Undertaking company."

Contributed by Dennis N. Fitzsimmons.