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Crowell, Alexander

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 32, credited to Barnard, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 8/24/64, m/i 8/24/64, Blacksmith, Co. E, 1st VT CAV, m/o 6/21/65

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VITALS

Birth: 10/27/1832, Barnard, VT
Death: 02/07/1913

Burial: Barnard Village Cemetery, Barnard, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Joie Finley Morris +
Findagrave Memorial #: 94693605

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 3/15/1890, 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: None

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Barnard Village Cemetery, Barnard, VT

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Obituary

Death of Alexander Crowell Alexander Crowell died Friday morning from heart trouble after a short illness of a few days at the house of his son, Guy. Mr. Crowell is one of the oldest residents of Barnard and has been a prosperous and industrious farmer. It will be remembered that in 1881, Mr. Crowell shot the celebrated Barnard panther near his home.

He married Miss Bowen and from this union there were born seven children, five now living - Mrs. Ida Haddock of Connecticut, Edgar and Rollin of Barnard, Mrs. Louise Brownell of Royalton and Guy of East Barnard.

The funeral was held at the home Sunday at 2 p.m., Rev. J. G. Haigh of South Royalton officiating. Burial was the family lot at Barnard. Truly it can be said that a good man has gone to rest.

Alexander Crowell died Friday morning of pneumonia after a short illness at the age of 80 years last October. Funeral was held at the home Monday; burial at the village cemetery beside his wife, who died four years ago. Mr. Crowell was one of the oldest and best respected citizens and a veteran of the Civil war. He leaves three sons and two daughters, Edward, Rollin and Guy of Barnard Louise Brownell of Royalton and Ida of Connecticut, also several grandchildren.

Source: Bethel Courier, February 13, 1913
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.

Webmaster's note: these two conflicting obituaries appeared on the same page.