Age: 38, credited to Williston, VT
Unit(s): 8th VT INF
Service: enl 12/15/63, m/i 12/15/63, Pvt, Co. D, 8th VT INF, m/o 6/28/65
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Birth: 1824, Ireland
Burial: St. Joseph Cemetery, Burlington, VT
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 36994837
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 10/19/1887, VT
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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St. Joseph Cemetery, Burlington, VT
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Michael Burke, aged 78 years, died at the residence of his son-in-law, Patrick Madden, on Spring street yesterday morning at 1:30 o'clock of congestion of the lungs. The funeral will be held at St. Mary's cathedral at 9 o'clock tomorrow. The interment will be in Mount St. Joseph's cemetery. The deceased lived in Williston for fifty years until a short time ago, when he made his home with his daughter, Mrs. Madden. Mr. Burke leaves three daughters and one son, John, who lives in Port Costa, Cal.
Source: Burlington Free Press, February 3, 1899.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.