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Jefts, Josiah


Age: 30, credited to Vermont
Unit(s): 10th MN INF
Service: enl 21 Aug 1862, m/i, Pvt, Co. B, 10th MN INF, 8/21/62, dis/dsb 1/26/64

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Birth: 1832, Vermont
Death: 1891

Burial: Brookside Cemetery, Chester, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan

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


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 8/18/1864
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: Will probated, 1891, Steele County, MN


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Brookside Cemetery, Chester, VT

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Josiah Jefts, of Chester, died at the Rochester, Minn., insane asylum Wednesday, October 21, aged 63years. He was taken there May 12, his trouble having been rendered insane by financial troubles. The body was brought to Chester for interment.

Source: Burlington Free Press, November 5, 1891.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.