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Jenness, Richard


Age: 36, credited to Sutton, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 8/30/64, m/i 8/30/64, Pvt, Co. B, 1st VT CAV, m/o 6/21/65

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Birth: 1829, Sheffield, VT
Death: 01/26/1908

Burial: Village Cemetery, Sutton, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Harman Clark
Findagrave Memorial #: 28853074


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 2/25/1889, VT; widow Margaret, 2/24/1908, 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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Village Cemetery, Sutton, VT

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Father of Mrs. C.N. Kenyon of Barre Dies at Lyndonville.

Mrs. C.N. Kenyon received word yesterday of the death of her father, Richard Jenness, at his home in Lyndonville. Mr. Jenness got up yesterday morning in his usual health, but in the forenoon went and laid down in bed, where he was found a short time afterwards. He was 80 years old and was a veteran of the Civil war. He leaves a wife and three daughters, Mrs. George Eastman of St. Johnsbury Center, Mrs. Guy Stebbins of Montpelier and Mrs. Kenyon of this city, and one son, Charles of St. Johnsbury Center. Mr. and Mrs. Kenyon went to Lyndonville this morning.

Source: Barre Times, Jan. 27, 1908
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.