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Connelly, Kerrey

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Lincoln, VT
Unit(s): 6th VT INF
Service: enl 10/1/61, m/i 10/15/61, Pvt, Co. A, 6th VT INF, wdd, Wilderness, 5/5/64, m/o 10/28/64

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VITALS

Birth: 1844, Ireland
Death: 1926

Burial: Graves Cemetery, Duxbury, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch

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

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 2/4/1867
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

DESCENDANTS

Great Grandfather of Norma D. Lawrence, Berlin, VT

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

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Graves Cemetery, Duxbury, VT

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Obituary

WATERBURY

Kerry Conely Dies at His Home on Scrabble Hill.

The death of Kerry Conely at his home on Scrabble hill, removes another of the older inhabitants of Duxbury. Mr. Conely had been a familiar figure in town for years and people regret his passing as they have his poor health for the last few months. He was born in Ireland, 82 years ago last August the son of john and Rose (Gorman) Conely. He came over to this country when a little boy Fifty-three years ago he married Lucinda Eddy. They moved to Duxbury 14 years ago. Mrs. Conely died 30 years ago. The deceased was a member of Co. A, Sixth Vermont Volunteers, and was in the Battle of Gettysburg and other prominent battles. He was a member of the local Methodist Church and is survived by three sons, Arthur Conely of White River Junction, Eddy Conely of Duxbury, and Hale Conely of Jonesville; also eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Funeral is to be held at his home this afternoon, burial in the Graves cemetery at Duxbury.

Source: Burlington Free Press, February 1, 1926.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.