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Christie, Joel P.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 23, credited to Greensboro, VT
Unit(s): 15th VT INF
Service: enl 9/3/62, m/i 10/22/62, Pvt, Co. I, 15th VT INF, m/o 8/5/63

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VITALS

Birth: 1838, Glover, VT
Death: 06/06/1926

Burial: Westlook Cemetery, Glover, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Harman Clark
Findagrave Memorial #: 21996050

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 9/17/1888, VT; widow Emma, 7/14/1926, VT
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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Westlook Cemetery, Glover, VT

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Obituary

JOEL P. CHRISTIE

Funeral services of the late Joel Parker Christie, whose death occurred at Glover June 9th, were held in the Community church Saturday afternoon. Rev. Robert Clark officiated and there was a large attendance as the deceased was well known through his long life. He was a kind and loving husband and father, accommodating and honest with his friends and neighbors.

Joel Parker Christie was born in Glover November 6, 1838. He was the son of Jesse and Elizabeth Parker Christie. He was twice married. His first wife was Olive Anne Ayers. To this union four children were born: Ervin, who died at the age of 11 years; Leo, who died in 1912; Lulie and Roy survive, also three grandchildren and seven great- grandchildren. The mother of those children died in 1899. On April 30, 1903 he married Emma Bachelder, who survives him. His early years were spent in Glover and Greensboro but in later years he lived in Glover. He was a faithful member of Orleans Lodge. No. 55, F. And A. m., who attended his funeral and conducted the services at the grave. He was a veteran of the Civil war, private of Captain Robert P. Noyes, Co. I, 15th Regiment of Vermont Volunteers, and was enrolled on the 3rd of September, 1862, to serve nine months. He was discharge from the service August 5th, 1863, at Brattleboro, Vt., by reason of the expiration of his term of service, He attended Memorial day service but received a fall the following day which was the cause of his death, the end coming before the reunion of his company. The flowers were beautiful and appropriate.

Source: Orleans County Monitor, June 23, 1926
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.