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Age: 22, credited to Bennington, VT
Unit(s): 14th VT INF
Service: enl 8/27/62, m/i 10/21/62, Pvt, Co. A, 14th VT INF, m/o 7/30/63
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Birth: abt 1840, Ireland
Burial: Old Catholic Cemetery, Bennington, 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, 5/9/1883, VT
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: VT
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)
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Old Catholic Cemetery, Bennington, VT
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DEATH OF PATRICK GRIFFIN;
WELL KNOWN RESIDENT WHOSE DEATH OCCURRED SUNDAY:
Patrick Griffin, aged about 65 years, died at about 9: 30 o'clock Sunday morning at his home on Division Street. Death was due to heart trouble which the deceased has been troubled with for nearly ten years.
Mr. Griffin was born in County Carlow, Ireland, and came to Bennington when a young man. He was married many years ago in this village to Miss Ann McCraw, who died about three years ago. Mrs. Griffin was born in County McKenney, Ireland, and also came to this village in early life.
Mr. Griffin was well known here, and generally liked and honored by all who knew him. He possessed a cheerful and entertaining disposition.
The surviving relatives are: one daughter, Mrs. Elizabeth O'Toole, and two sons, Andrew J. and T. P. Griffin, all residing here.
The funeral will take place from St. Francis de Sales church, the Rev. A. J. Barron officiating, at 9 o'clock Tuesday morning. Burial will be in the Catholic cemetery.
Source: Bennington Evening Banner, March 13, 1911
Courtesy of Deanna French
Patrick Griffin was listed as an inmate at the Bennington Soldiers' Home in the 1900 Census.