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Barker, Samuel

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 42, credited to Springfield, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF, VRC
Service: enl 1/1/64, m/i 1/1/64, PVT, Co. H, 11th VT INF, tr to VRC 8/21/64, m/o 8/28/65

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VITALS

Birth: 04/19/1813, Windsor, VT
Death: 10/07/1899

Burial: Laurel Glen Cemetery, Shrewsbury, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Jennifer Snoots
Findagrave Memorial #: 69254101

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
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

Webmaster's Note: The 11th Vermont Infantry was also known as the 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery; the names were used interchangably for most of its career


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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Laurel Glen Cemetery, Shrewsbury, VT

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Obituary

Samuel Barker died at his home on Convent avenue, of erysipelas, Saturday morning at the age of 86 years. He was born in Windsor and came to Rutland in 1831 and, with the exception of eight years spent at Hanover, N.H., had lived here since that date. He married Miss Lovina Brown of Rutland in 1832. He was a member of the 11th Vermont volunteers during the civil war. He was a shoemaker by trade and continued in that work until about 15 years ago. He leaves a widow, a son, Barney Barker of Rutland; a daughter, Mrs. L.D. Kenney of Rutland; two brothers, John Barker of East Plainfield, N.H., and Frederick Barker of North Walpole, N.H., and two sisters, Mrs. Lucy Bugbee of Lebanon, N.H. and Mrs. Elizabeth Benton of Hanover, N.H. The funeral will be held at the house this afternoon at 12.10 o'clock.

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, Oct. 9, 1899

Courtesy of Jennifer Snoots.

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