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Cooney, Thomas L.


Age: 21, credited to Shelburne, VT
Unit(s): 12th VT INF
Service: enl 9/10/62, m/i 10/4/62, Pvt, Co. C, 12th VT INF, m/o 7/14/63

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Birth: 05/25/1840, Shelburne, VT
Death: 01/03/1922

Burial: St. Joseph Cemetery, Burlington, VT
Marker/Plot: Lot 79B, Block F
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch

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


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 12/18/1890, 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: See Benedict's Army Life in Virginia


Granduncle of Jane Cifranic, Redding, CA

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St. Joseph Cemetery, Burlington, VT

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Thomas Cooney

Thomas Cooney of South Burlington died suddenly at the home of his sister, Mrs. C. M. Clarke in Brooklyn, N.Y., Tuesday evening. Mr. Cooney was born in Ireland, 82 years ago, and was a veteran of the Civil War, belonging to Co. C. 12th Vt.

In his immediate family he is survived by a brother, Patrick Cooney of South Burlington, a sister, Mrs. S. P. Murphy of Brooklyn. N. Y., a nephew, E. W. Cooney of this city, and nieces, Mrs. C. M. Clarke and Mrs. H. B. Brownell of Brooklyn, N.Y., Ms. Jason Cameron and Miss Mary Cooney of South Burlington.

The body arrived here Thursday at 4:30 a. m., and was taken to his former home in South Burlington.

The funeral service will be held at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception Saturday morning at nine o'clock. Burial will be in the family lot in St. Joseph's cemetery. Friends are requested to kindly omit flowers.

Source: Burlington Daily News, January 6, 1922.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.