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Gross, Gilbert R.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 0, credited to Richford, VT
Unit(s): Recruit
Service: enl 2/21/63, m/i 2/21/63, m/o 5/22/65, Brattleboro

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VITALS

Birth: abt 1843, Unknown
Death: 03/22/1907

Burial: Richford Center Cemetery, Richford, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish
Findagrave Memorial #: 87123633

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 1/25/1886
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: Scheduled for Co. A, 6th VT INF

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Richford Center Cemetery, Richford, VT

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Obituary

RICHFORD

The funeral of Gilbert R. Gross, who died Friday evening of paralysis, was held at the home of his daughter, Mrs. I. D. Rowley, Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock, the Rev. S. H. Smith, officiating, assisted by Rev. The Rev. W. G. Scofield. The bearers were Col. L. C. Leavens, W. W. White, Moses Lovelette, and W. W. Wood, all members of Frontier Post, No. 70, G. A. R. The post, of which Mr. Gross was a member, attended in a body. A quartet composed of Miss Nellie Manuel, Mrs. P. K. Shattuck, J. L. Whitney, and W. E. Cooley sang "Bide With Me", "I Surrender All", and "Never My God To Thee". The body was placed in the vault at the Hillside cemetery, and later will be buried in the cemetery at Richford Center beside that of his wife. Mr. Gross is survived by a daughter, Mrs. L. D. Rowley of this place, a son, Leon H. Gross, of West Derby, and two brothers, J. H. Gross of this place and Albert Gross of Stanbridge East, Que. Mr. Gross, who resided with his daughter here, went to visit his brother, Albert, Tuesday being in his usual good health. He suffered a stroke of paralysis Wednesday evening from which he never rallied, and died Friday evening at his brother's home in Stanbridge East, Que. His age was 64 years.

Source: St. Albans Daily Messenger, March 25, 1907
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.