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Farr, Robert D.


Age: 21, credited to Westminster, VT
Unit(s): 12th VT INF
Service: enl 8/18/62, m/i 10/4/62, Pvt, Co. I, 12th VT INF, m/o 7/14/63

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Birth: 05/26/1840, Westmoreland, NH
Death: 05/26/1920

Burial: Old Westminster Cemetery, Westminster, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 61640273


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 1/18/1890, VT; widow Mary E., 6/2/1920, 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


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Old Westminster Cemetery, Westminster, VT

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The funeral of Robert Danforth Farr was held at his late residence Friday at 2 p. m., The Rev. Mr. Wild officiating. The bearers were; Harlan Whitney, Walter P., Frank H., and Willis S. nephews of the deceased. Stoughton Post, NO 24, G.A.R., of which Mr. Farr was a member, attended in a body.

There were many beautiful floral offerings. Among those present from out of town were; Mrs. Milan Mason, of Springfield, Mass. Walter P. Farr, of Norfork, Neb., Oscar R. Percy and Leslie Farr, of Keene, N. H., George and Ida Whitney, of Putney, Miss Harriet N. Farr, of Bernardston, Mass., Mr and Mrs. Walton H. Farr, of Bellows Falls, and Willis V. Farr, of Burlington.

The deceased was born in Westmoreland, N. H., the youngest son of Ivah, and Nancy (Danforth) Farr, and came to this town when four years old, and lived here 76 years, with the exception of the time he spent in the army.

He married Mary E. White, November 2, 1869, who survives him, with three sons, Bert G., Edgar R., of this town, and Walton H., of Bellows Falls. He is also survived by two sisters, Mrs. Ella Whitney, of Putney, and Mrs. Sarah Finton, of Howard, S. D.

Source: Burlington Weekly Free Press, June 3, 1920
Courtesy of Deanna French