Partlow, Calvin M.
Age: 0, credited to Vermont
Unit(s): 8th IL CAV
Service: 8th IL CAV
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Birth: 09/08/1837, Vermont
Burial: Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, IL
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 18652582
Alias?: None noted
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, IL
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War Veteran is Death's Victim
Calvin Partlow, 76 Years Old, Expires at His Home
Decedent Was Member of Eighth Illinois Cavalry, and Had Been a Resident of Springfield for Thirty Years.
PARTLOW - Died, at 4:30 a.m. Monday, March 30, 1914, at the family residence, 819 South College street, Calvin M. Partlow, aged 76 years, 6 months and 22 days.
Public funeral services will be held at 3 o'clock this afternoon at the residence, Rev. George T. Gunter, pastor of Second Presbyterian church, officiating. The family requests that no flowers be sent. Announcement had been erroneously made that the services will be private.
Decedent was born in Vermont, Canada. He lived on a farm near Burlington, Ill., from early childhood with his parents until the Civil War broke out and he joined the Eighth Illinois Cavalry. Following the war, he returned to the farm and resided there until thirty years ago, when he moved to Springfield, where he resided until the time of his death. He was a member of Stephenson post, G.A.R. November 3, 1870, he married Miss Jeanette Knapp of St. Joseph, Mo., who survives him. He is also survived by one daughter, Jeanette M. Partlow, residing at home, and one brother, James Partlow, of Portland, Ore.
Daily Illinois State Journal, Springfield, IL, March 31, 1914
PARTLOW - The funeral services for Calvin M. Partlow, 819 South College street, who died Monday morning, were held at 3 o'clock yesterday afternoon at the residence, Rev. George T. Gunter, pastor of Second Presbyterian church, officiating. Interment was made in Oak Ridge cemetery.
Daily Illinois State Journal, Springfield, IL, April 1, 1914
Courtesy of Heidi McColgan