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Forrest, Joseph Simmonds


Age: 28, credited to Danville, VT
Unit(s): 1st NH HARTY
Service: enl, Nashua, 8/25/64, m/i, CPL, Co. F, 1st NH HARTY, pr SGT 10/5/64, m/o 6/15/65, Washington, DC

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Birth: 05/05/1836, Danville, VT
Death: 05/10/1911

Burial: Mount Pleasant Cemetery, St. Johnsbury, VT
Marker/Plot: 707 Ross Ave.
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 137720253


Alias?: None Noted
Pension?: Yes, 10/3/1890, VT; widow Emeline M., 5/27/1911, 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: Unknown


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Mount Pleasant Cemetery, St. Johnsbury, VT

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Civil War Veteran of St. Johnsbury, Dies After Several Years' Illness

St. Johnsbury, May 11. - Joseph S. Forrest died yesterday afternoon after several years' illness. He was a member of Chamberlain post, G.A.R. He was born in Danville, May 4, 1836, but had lived here most of his life with the exception of a short time in Nashua, N. H.

On Nov. 2, 1867, He married at Lowell, Mass., Emeline M. M. Goodale, whoi survives him, with one son, Clarence A. Forrest of St. Johnsbury. He also leaves one sister, Mrs. Edward Taylor of Danville.

He was employed until ill health came upon him by E. T. Fairbanks company. The funeral will be held Friday afternoon.

Source: Barre Daily Times, May 11, 1911
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.