Rumney, Edwin Ezra
Age: 0, credited to Berlin, VT
Unit(s): 57th MA INF
Service: enl, 2/29/64, Pvt, Co. G, 57th MA INF, m/o 7/30/65
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Birth: 12/26/1842, Unknown
Burial: West Berlin Cemetery, Berlin, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 14351546
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 2/23/1886
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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West Berlin Cemetery, Berlin, VT
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DIED AT THE AGE OF 88
Edwin Rumney Had Been In Poor Health Three Weeks
Edwin E. Rumney, 88 years of age, died last night at his late home in Middlesex, Shady Hill district, after an illness of about three weeks due to a general breaking down.
Edwin Ezra Rumney was born in Roxbury on December 26, 1842, the son of Ezra Rumney and Bethany Latham Rumney. His two brothers, George and Charles, are also deceased. Mr. Rumney was a Civil war veteran. He served as a sergeant of Company G, 57th Massachusetts Volunteers. He has lived in Middlesex for 43 years. His wife died July 20, 1923.
His first wife was Nancy Cowen of Springfield, Mass., and she and their two children, George and Alla, are all deceased. He was married again on October 24, 1872, to Alice Braman of West Berlin. Their six children are George H. Rumney, Loeona, wife of Arthur Maxham, Winnie (died 1922) wife of Ellery Maxham, all three of Middlesex, Viola, wife of Henry Dalley, Zola, wife of John Leslie, All, of Montpelier, wife of Benham Walton, of Lebanon, N.H. There are 26 grandchildren and one great grandchild, Elmer Predix of this city.
The funeral will be held at 2 o’clock on Monday afternoon from the Barber and Lanier funeral home.
Source: Montpelier Evening Argus, April 11, 1931
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.