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Collison, John Henry

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 22, credited to Barton, VT
Unit(s): 15th VT INF
Service: enl 9/3/62, m/i 10/22/62, Pvt, Co. I, 15th VT INF, m/o 8/5/63

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VITALS

Birth: 07/06/1841, Bury, Canada East
Death: 01/28/1925

Burial: Lyndon Center Cemetery, Lyndon, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
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MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 4/9/1889, VT; widow Harriet L., 3/10/1925, 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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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Tombstone

Lyndon Center Cemetery, Lyndon, VT

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Obituary

John Colliston of Lyndon, brother of E. R. Colliston of this place, and a resident here until about 20 years ago, died this morning. Mr. Colliston enlisted from Barton in Co. I, 15th Vt., and served inthe Civil War. He was a member of Quimby Post, G.A.R., and of the Masonis lodge here, joining in 1865. His death leaves only his brother, Erastus, of the past membership. Funeral service will be held in Lyndon Friday with burial at Lyndon Center.

Source: Express and Standard, 30 Jan 1925
Transcribed by Deanna French.

Webmaster's note: His gravestone says Collison, his death certificate, issued in Bradford, NH, lists his surname as Collison; he was baptized John Henry Collison in the Bury and Lingwick, Quebec Church of England, and he married Hattie L. Colley on 26 Oct 1870 in Barton as John H. Collison.