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Whitney, Elijah

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 31, credited to Middlesex, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT INF, 6th VT INF
Service: enl 5/2/61, m/i 5/9/61, Pvt, Co. K, 1st VT INF, m/o 8/15/61; comn 1LT, Co. F, 6th VT INF, 10/8/61 (10/15/61), resgd 6/19/62

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VITALS

Birth: 01/14/1829, Brookfield, VT
Death: 12/09/1906

Burial: Worcester Village Cemetery, Worcester, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish
Findagrave Memorial #: 80974980

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 4/26/1880
Portrait?: Jones Collection
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

DESCENDANTS

Great Grandfather of William Eddy, South Burlington, VT

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Village Cemetery, Worcester, VT

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Photo

Dewey Jones Collection

Obituary

OLD RESIDENT DEAD

Elijah Whitney, a highly respected citizen, of Putnamville, died at the age of 78 years at 12:15 o'clock Sunday afternoon, of heart trouble after a short illness. He is survived by four brothers and one sister and a son, Lee, of Montpelier. The brothers are G. M. Whitney of Middlesex, H. G. Whitney of Hartford, Henry, of Kansas City, Mo., and Sidney, a ranch owner in Kansas. The funeral will be held at 1 o'clock Tuesday afternoon from the home of H. D. Vail in Worcester.

Source: Montpelier Evening Argus, December 11, 1906.

WORCESTER

Elijah Whitney, a well known Civil War veteran, died at his home near Putnamville on Sunday, aged 79 years. The burial was here on Tuesday, he is survived by one son, E. Lee Whitney of Montpelier.

Source: Burlington Free Press, December 12, 1906.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.