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George, John Colby


Age: 35, credited to Holland, VT
Unit(s): 10th VT INF
Service: enl 8/8/62, m/i 9/1/62, Pvt, Co. K, 10th VT INF, wdd, 9/22/64, m/o 6/22/65

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Birth: 1827, Sandwich, NH
Death: 06/07/1911

Burial: Mead Hill Cemetery, Holland, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Bev Lasure
Findagrave Memorial #: 207599725


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/28/1880
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: 10th Vt. History off-site


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Mead Hill Cemetery, Holland, VT

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J. C. George -- John Colby George passed away at the home of his brother-in-law, George Cook, on Wednesday of last week. Mr. George has been in feeble health for years, but had failed rapidly the past two weeks.

With assistance he attended the Memorial and Decoration services. This meant a lot to him, as he served three years inCompany K from Vermont in the Civil War.

Mr George was born in Brown's Hill in Canada, and was 83 years old. In 1850 he was united in marriage to Miss Mahala Allbee, of Derby, and moved to Holland where they resided ‘till her death. To them was born one daughter, Mrs. Frank Lord, of Derby. Seventeen years ago last August Mr. George was married to Mrs. Olivia, whose death occurred last winter.

The funeral of Mr. George took place Friday forenoon at the Baptist church, Rev. Bancroft officiating, with the burial in the Mill Hill cemetery beside his first wife.

Mr. George leaves a daughter, Mrs. Frank Lord of Derby, and a sister in New Hampshire, and a number of distant relatives. Mr, and. Mrs Will Read, of this place, has seemed as their own children, as Mrs. Read is a step-daughter to Mrs. George's second wife. They have always had the welfare of Mrs . George at Heart.

The G.A.R. and W. R. C. members gave a floral pillow -- many flowers showing their departed friend was highly honored.

Source: Orleans County Monitor, June 14, 1911
Courtesy of Deanna French