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Deforge, Alfred


Age: 0, credited to Colchester, VT
Unit(s): Recruit
Service: RCRT, enl 9/2/64, m/i 9/2/64, m/o 5/13/65, Brattleboro (pension indicates 1st VT CAV)

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Birth: 1844, Unknown
Death: 11/23/1916

Burial: Holy Family Cemetery, Essex, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 40293555


Alias?: Defarge, Alfred
Pension?: Yes, 4/10/1882, VT; widow Adelia A., 12/7/1916, VT
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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Holy Family Cemetery, Essex, VT

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Alfred DeForge died Thursday, Nov. 23, at his home in Colchester, where he had resided 26 years. He had been ill several months and death was due to a complication of diseases. Mr. DeForge, who was a Civil war veteran, was 72 years of age and would have celebrated his 50th wedding anniversary Jan. 1. He was born in Canada but had spent nearly all his life in Colchester and surrounding towns. Besides his wife who was Miss Adelia Seymour, he is survived by five daughters, Mrs. Frank Safford of Burlington, Mrs. Herman Schimke of Lakeview, Wash., Mrs. M.R. Wilson of New Haven, Mrs. L.E. Valyon of Essex Junction, Mrs. Angele Stanie of Montpelier, and three sons, Perly of Winooski, Fred and Archie, both of Colchester.

Source: Middlebury Register, November 30, 1916
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.