Girard, John Peter
Age: 21, credited to Bakersfield, VT
Unit(s): 5th VT INF
Service: enl 8/31/61, m/i 9/16/61, Pvt, Co. A, 5th VT INF, dsrtd 2/4/64, rtnd 5/1/65, red, m/o 5/12/65
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Birth: 1841, Littleton, NH
Burial: Lakeview Cemetery, Burlington, VT
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 54041600
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 1/22/1892 VT; widow Selina M., 4/19/1910, VT (Peter)
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Lakeview Cemetery, Burlington, VT
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John P. Girard
John P. Girard, aged 60, died at four o'clock yesterday afternoon at his home, 36 Drew street, from heart trouble. The funeral will be held at the house Thursday afternoon at two o'clock.
Mr. Girard came to Burlington from Jericho about ten years ago and was for some time machinist for the Vermont Shade Roller company. He was a member of Burlington Lodge, No. 100, F. & A. M., and Burlington Chapter, No. 3, R. A. M. He was a veteran of the Civil War, having served with Company A, 5th Vermont Volunteers.
The surviving members of the immediate family are a wife, two sons and two daughters, G. W. Girard of Barre and C. C. Girard of this city, and Mrs. W. C. Cross of Underhill and Mrs. S. J. Lapier of this city, a brother, Joseph Girard of Montgomery Center, and a sister, Mrs. Orson Clark of Wolcott.
Source: Burlington Free Press, March 29, 1910.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.