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Pelkey, Samuel

MILITARY SERVICE

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

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VITALS

Birth: 07/16/1840, Canada
Death: 01/20/1909

Burial: Laurel Glen Cemetery, Shrewsbury, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 38613985

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 7/14/1890, VT; widow Rosina, 1/30/1909, 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


DESCENDANTS

2nd Great Grandfather of Jeffrey Johnson, Coraopolis, PA

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Tombstone

Laurel Glen Cemetery, Shrewsbury, VT

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Obituary

DEATHS

In East Wallingford, January 21, Samuel Pelkey, aged 68 years.

Source: Vermont Tribune, January 28, 1909
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.