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Elithorp, Charles P.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Bridport, VT
Unit(s): 25th NY CAV
Service: enl, Plattsburgh, 9/7/64, m/i, Pvt, Co. M, 25th NY CAV, 9/7/64, m/o 6/10/65, Winchester, VA (Ellenthorp)

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VITALS

Birth: 11/15/1847, Hague, NY
Death: 10/13/1925

Burial: Central Cemetery, Bridport, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Alan Lathrop
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/22/1889, VT, not approved
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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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Central Cemetery, Bridport, VT

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Obituary

Funeral of C. P. Elethorpe

Funeral services for Charles P. Elethorpe, who died October 13 at the home of his daughter, Mrs. C. J. Wilbur, were held at 11 o'clock October 16 at the house and burial was in Bridport. Rev. M. W. Baker officiated. Mr. Elethorpe was born at Hague, N. Y., November, 15 1847. On November 2, 1869, he was married to Miss Frances Wright, who died December 29, 1918. Later he was married to Eva Shaw of Bridport, who survives him. He is also survived by a son, Wilbur E., a daughter, Mrs. C. J. Wilbur, and two brothers, G. Frank Elethorpe of Hague and N. Wesley Elethorpe of Ticonderoga N. Y. On September 7, 1864, together with two brothers, James and Frank, he enlisted at Plattsburg in Company M. 25th New York cavalry at the age of 17 years. He was discharged June 10, 1865. He was a member of George L. Galo post, No. 107, in Bridport until the surrender of its charter May 16, 1908. Those from out of town present at the services were Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Elethorpe of Greenfield, Mass., Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Miller and son of Bolton Landing, N. Y., Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Lamb and son of Hague, N. Y., Mr. Lamb and son of Hague, N. Y., Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Pratt of Ticonderoga, Mrs. E. J. Corpron of Rutland, Mrs. Walter E. Adams of North Hartland, Ray Wilbur and Mrs. E. C. Taylor of South Shaftsbury and Mrs. W. H. Wilbur of Wallingford. There were many floral tributes from friends and relatives, including set pieces from the F. I. Webster company in Greenfield and Taylor & Hawkins of South Shaftsbury.

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, October 22, 1925.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.