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Tobin, John

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 25, credited to Waterbury, VT
Unit(s): 5th VT INF
Service: enl 8/29/64, m/i 8/29/64, Pvt, Co. D, 5th VT INF, m/o 6/19/65

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VITALS

Birth: 1838, County Clare, Ireland
Death: 01/30/1922

Burial: St. Mary Cemetery, Richmond, VT
Marker/Plot: S-7
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 15544783

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 8/8/1890, 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: Died in Jericho.

DESCENDANTS

2nd Great Grandfather of Gail Blake, White River Junction, VT

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

St. Mary Cemetery, Richmond, VT

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Obituary

John Tobin, of the adjoining town of Jericho, well-known in this village, civil war veteran and at one time member of the G. A. R. Post here, and who was an octogenarian, died of pneumonia the first of the week and the funeral was observed at the Catholic Church this morning with interment in the old Catholic cemetery.

John Tobin died Monday, January 30. He was born in the County Clare, Ireland. He married Bridget Terry in Richmond in 1860. Hr enlisted in the 5th Vt. Volunteers in 1864. Mr. Tobin moved to Jericho in 1868, where his wife died in 1914. He is survived by three daughters, the Misses Ellen and Anna Tobin of Jericho, Mrs. James Berry of Jeffersonville, two sons, James Tobin and Edward Tobin of Jericho and one brother, Michael Tobin. The funeral was held Thursday morning in Richmond.

Source: Burlington Clipper, February 2, 1922
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.