Jenkins, Mason B.
Age: 26, credited to Fairlee, VT
Unit(s): 8th VT INF
Service: enl 12/26/61, m/i 2/18/62, Pvt, Co. D, 8th VT INF, wdd, Port Hudson, 5/27/63, dis/wds 10/5/63
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Birth: 01/24/1835, Fairlee, VT
Burial: Wilson Cemetery, Barre, VT
Marker/Plot: Section II Row 1
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carol Garland
Findagrave Memorial #: 128440844
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/6/1870; widow Mary J., 12/24/1910, VT
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)
Great Grandfather of Sandra Jenkins, Williamstown, VT
2nd Great Grandfather of Leslie Leggett, Bristol, VT
2nd Great Grandfather of Matthew H Jenkins, Rock Hill, SC
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Wilson Cemetery, Barre, VT
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DEATH OF MASON B. JENKINS
Civil War Veteran Died Yesterday at Age of 77 Years.
Graniteville lost a life-long resident in the death of Mason B. Jenkins, which occurred yesterday morning at 2 o'clock, after an illness of abuit four years. Mr. Jenkins was 77 years of age and veteran of the Civil war, where he served in the 8th Vermont regiment, Company D. He left a wife and three sons, William E. of Washington, Vt., and Alfred B. and Henry J. of Graniteville. The funeral will be held tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock in the Presbyterian church in Graniteville. The family requests that there be no flowers.
Source: Barre Times, Nov. 26, 1910
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.