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Carey, John


Age: 29, credited to Stowe, VT
Unit(s): 8th MI CAV
Service: enl 3/16/63, m/i Pvt, Co. M, 8th MI CAV, 5/2/63, tr to Co. L 7/20/65, m/o 9/22/65, Nashville, TN

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Birth: 05/21/1834, Salem, NY
Death: 06/13/1910

Burial: Riverbank Cemetery, Stowe, VT
Marker/Plot: 32
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 10/13/1873
Portrait?: Stowe Veterans, 1906
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: VT
(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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Riverbank Cemetery, Stowe, VT

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News & Citizen: Morrisville, Vt. June 22, 1910


John Carey died at his home on upper Maple Street Monday afternoon, June 13, after a long illness from heart trouble, having been seriously ill little less than a week. He was born in Salem, N.Y., May 21, 1834. Most of his life was spent in Vermont but a few years spent in the west when a young man. He came from Stowe to Wolcott 22 years ago. One son, Charles M., the first winter after they came to Stowe, and two sons, Frank B. and Albert J., died six years later, a daughter, Mrs. Emma A. Edson, died eight years ago, and it was eight years the 17th of this month since the death of his wife.

He leaves a daughter, son, and a step daughter, Miss Hattie M. Cary, Fred F. Carey, and Mrs. H.W. Page, in Stowe, also a daughter and son by a former marriage, Miss Abbie J. Carey, of Widgeway, Mich, and John H. Carey of Quincy, Mich., and one sister of Coldwater, Mich. He was a veteran of the Civil War, having served three and one half years in Company M, 8th Michigan Cavalry. His first wife died while he was in the army, and when he returned it was to find his home broken up. For some years he was a member of the G.A.R. Post at Waterbury Center.

The funeral was held at the home Wednesday, Rev. J.Q.A. Angeil officiating, with interment in Riverbank Cemetery.

Submitted by: Deanna French.