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Lefevre, John Octave


Age: 21, credited to Fair Haven, VT
Unit(s): 7th VT INF
Service: enl 1/7/62, m/i 2/12/62, Pvt, Co. C, 7th VT INF, reen 2/23/64, pr CPL 11/18/64, m/o 3/2/66

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Birth: 1841, Montreal, Canada East
Death: 10/15/1915

Burial: St. Josephs Cemetery, Rutland, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Jennifer Snoots
Findagrave Memorial #: 48437880


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not Found
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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St. Joseph Cemetery, Rutland, VT

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John O. Lefevre

Rutland Daily Herald, Oct. 16, 1915:

John Octave Lefevre, aged 74, a veteran of the Civil war, died early yesterday morning at his home at 38 Hazel street after several weeks illness.

Mr. Lefevre was born in Montreal in 1841. When the Civil war broke out he enlisted in the Seventh Vermont regiment and served through the war, attaining the rank of corporal. In 1872 he settled in Rutland and had since been a resident of this city. Since 1910 Mr. Lefevre had been janitor of the Watkins avenue school. He was a member of the Canado-American club.

Mr. Lefevre is survived by three sons, Arthur and Lewis of Rutland, and John of Brattleboro, two daughters, Mrs. Joseph Greeno of Wallingford and Mrs. Angie Yando of Fitchburg, Mass., and by a sister, Mrs. Angeline LeClair of Keeseville, N.Y.

The funeral will be held Monday morning at 8 o'clock in the Church of the Sacred Heart of Mary.

Contributed by Jennifer Snoots.