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Pelkey, Lewis


Age: 21, credited to Fair Haven, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 8/9/62, m/i 9/1/62, Pvt, Co. C, 11th VT INF, wdd, 5/18/64, m/o 6/24/65

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Birth: 1831, New York
Death: 06/28/1908

Burial: St. Marys Cemetery, Fair Haven, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 7/15/1890, VT; widow Martha, 7/11/1908, 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

Webmaster's Note: The 11th Vermont Infantry was also known as the 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery; the names were used interchangably for most of its career


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St. Marys Cemetery, Fair Haven, VT

Check the cemetery for location/directions and other veterans who may be buried there.



The funeral of Louis Pelkey who died at his home on Washington street Sunday, was held at 9 o'clock Wednesday morning at St. Louis' church. Rev. Legotte officiated. The bearers were W.H. Pelkey, Frank Pelkey, Phillip Pelkey, Joseph Pelkey, Alfred Flory and L. Pelkey. The burial was in Washington street cemetery.

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, July 2, 1908
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.