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Lyon, Frederick John

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 16, credited to Barnet, VT
Unit(s): 6th CT INF
Service: enl 8/25/61, m/i, Co. I, 6th CT INF, 9/5/61, m/o 9/11/64

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VITALS

Birth: 1845, Berlin, Germany
Death: 11/07/1912

Burial: McIndoe Falls Cemetery, Barnet, VT
Marker/Plot: Row 14 #80e
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 15866396

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Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 3/29/1883, PA; widow Maria I., 8/28/1913, CT
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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McIndoe Falls Cemetery, Barnet, VT

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Obituary

McINDOE FALLS
Death of F.J. Lyon
A Veteran of the Civil War

Frederick J. Lyon died at his house Thursday morning at nine o'clock. He was a veteran of the Civil War having enlisted at the age of 16 in the Sixth Connecticut Volunteers. He served four years, seeing active service. After returning to his home in Bridgeport, Conn., he held a responsible position in the Howe's Sewing Machine factory. Eventually, he accepted a position as head bookkeeper in a coal office in North Adams, Mass. He was a member of the Universalist church, an Odd Fellow, a Knight of Pythias, and was commander of the Grand Army post for two consecutive years. After living in North Adams 20 years he came to McIndoes where he has since made his home. He leaves a widow, Frances C. Lyon of this place, a brother, L.C. Lyon and a sister, Mrs. William Fisher of Brockton, Mass. The funeral was held at his late home Sunday afternoon at two o'clock, Rev. Mr. Barnard officiating. The Odd Fellows held their service at the grave. Interment was at the McIndoes cemetery.

Source: St. Johnsbury Caledonian, Nov. 13, 1912.

Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.

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