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Olney, Joseph S.


Age: 36, credited to Chester, VT
Unit(s): 16th VT INF
Service: enl 9/1/62, m/i 10/23/62, Pvt, Co. E, 16th VT INF, m/o 8/10/63

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Birth: 01/30/1826, Springfield, VT
Death: 03/26/1912

Burial: Pleasant View Cemetery, Chester, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Emily Hackett
Findagrave Memorial #: 111898676


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 11/14/1881, VT; widow Lucretia A., 4/11/1912, 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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Pleasant View Cemetery, Chester, VT

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Joseph Olney, aged 88, and a life long resident of this town, died at his home three miles west of this village last Tuesday of throat trouble. The funeral was held Thursday at the home, Rev. Henry L. Ballou, pastor of the Congregational church, officiating. Burial was in Pleasant View cemetery. A wife, three sons, Luke of Melrose, Mass., Amos and Frank, and a daughter, Stella, of Chester survive. Mr. Olney was a member of company F. 16th Vermont infantry, in the Civil war and was formerly a member of Henry post, G. A. R.

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, March 29, 1912.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.