Doane, John H.
Age: 18, credited to Rutland, VT
Unit(s): 23rd IL INF
Service: Pvt, Co. I, 23rd IL INF
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Birth: 1847, Rutland, VT
Burial: Greenwood Cemetery, Rockford, IL
Marker/Plot: Section 6 Lot 30
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 9/1/1882, WI
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: Done on rosters, Doane on pension. Living with his daughter Genevieve (b. WI) and her husband; he a widower, aged 83, b. Vermont and a veteran.
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Greenwood Cemetery, Rockford, IL
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John Doane, 91, Died in Chicago
Rites Here Thursday For G.A.R. Member
The death in Chicago yesterday of John Doane, 91, reduced to seven the number of surviving members of G. L. Nevius post No. 1, Grand Army of the Republic, of Rockford.
Mr. Doane died at the home of a daughter, Mrs. W. C. Graham, 5930 Erie street, Chicago. The body will arrive in Rockford tonight, following a service in Chicago today, and G.A.R. rites will be held here tomorrow.
John A. Logan camp, No. 26, Sons of Union Veterans, will conduct a service at 11:00 a.m. Thursday at the Burpee-Wood funeral home, 420 North Main street. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery.
Of the seven remaining members of Nevius post, four reside in Rockford. They are Commander George F. Trumbull, Julius Kidder, George H. Summers and Henry Maynard.
Rockford Morning Star, Rockford, IL, April 6, 1938
Courtesy of Rockford Public Library