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Benjamin, Royal Plummer


Age: 22, credited to Middlesex, VT
Unit(s): 13th VT INF
Service: enl 8/25/62, m/i 10/10/62, Pvt, Co. I, 13th VT INF, m/o 7/21/63

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Birth: 03/14/1841, Marshfield, VT
Death: 01/05/1912

Burial: North Branch Cemetery, Middlesex, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)


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: 13th Vt. History off-site


2nd Great Granduncle of Thomas S. Benjamin, Stone Harbor, NJ

2nd Great Granduncle of Donna Merriam, Morrisville, VT

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North Branch Cemetery, Middlesex, VT

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Royal Plummer Benjamin died Friday evening at his home after a long illness following a shock which he suffered in August. Mr. Benjamin was born in Marshfield in 1804 and was married to Mary Brown of Wrightsville in 1861. Mrs. Benjamin died last October and this is thought to have hastened the decease of her husband. For over twenty years Mr. Benjamin was employed in the Lane Manufacturing shops and after that was in the restaurant business, giving up active life about six years ago. He was a Civil war veteran and a member of Brooks post, G.A.R. He is survived by three brothers, David and Joseph of Marshfield and George of California. The funeral was held from his late home this afternoon, Rev. Ward R. Clark officiating.

Source: Barre Daily Times, Jan. 8, 1912

Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.

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