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Newcomb, James B.

Age: 21, credited to Vermont
Unit(s): 1st MA HARTY
Service: enl. 8/10/64, Worcester, MA, Co. F 1st MA HARTY

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Birth: abt 1846, Vermont
Death: 12/21/1921

Burial: May be buried in ..., , WA
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
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Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None Noted
Pension?: Yes, 02/24/1893, VT
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: Unknown

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Died in Seattle, WA
Check the cemetery for location/directions
and other veterans who may be buried there.


TO Bury Civil War Veteran on Monday

Funeral services for James B. Newcomb, 77, who died Wednesday at Seattle General Hospital, will be held Monday at 2 p. m. at Bonney Watson under the direction of the Nile Temple Shriners.

Newcomb, born in Vermont in 1844, served in the Civil War with the Vermont Volunteers. He went to Alaska in 98 and remained there until 1908, when he returned to Seattle and purchased the Bay State House, 23301/2 First Ave.

He is survived by two sons, William Newcomb of Schenectady, N. Y., and Samuel Newcomb of Saranac, N. Y., and three daughters, Mrs. Bertha Whitcare, Grand Mound, Wash, and Mrs. Alice Smith and Mrs. Ella Scott of Seattle.

Seattle Star, December 23, 1921

Courtesy of Deanna French