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Trefren, James


Age: 45, credited to Hinesburg, VT
Unit(s): 17th VT INF, VRC
Service: enl 3/26/64, m/i 4/12/64, PVT, Co. F, 17th VT INF, wdd, Wilderness, 5/6/64, tr to VRC 11/26/64, disch/wds, 4/12/65

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Birth: 1819, Alton, NH
Death: 02/22/1875

Burial: Georgia Plains Cemetery, Georgia, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 14804010


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 5/22/1865; widow Eliza, 2/26/1878 (Trefron)
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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Georgia Plains Cemetery, Georgia, VT

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Sudden Death

James Trefren, a peddler employed by E. G. Greene, died suddenly last evening from an apoplectic fit while engaged in taking care of his horse in a barn on Foundry street. We learn that the deceased went to the barn to feed his horse about 6:30 o'clock, and not returning in season, his wife became alarmed and left the house and on going to the barn she was afraid to enter. She went back to the house and brought Mr. Charles Simpson, who found the body of Mr. Trefren lying on some hay. Deputy Sheriffs Bailey and McCloskey were notified, and Dr. Clark was sent for, but too late. The deceased was subject to those fits, so an inquest was deemed unnecessary.

Source: St. Albans Daily Messenger, February 23, 1875
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.