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Kelley, Reuben E.


Age: 34, credited to Wheelock, VT
Unit(s): 15th VT INF
Service: enl 9/17/62, m/i 10/22/62, Pvt, Co. G, 15th VT INF, m/o 8/5/63

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Birth: 1838, Danville, VT
Death: 09/25/1901

Burial: Wheelock Village Cemetery, Wheelock, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Harman Clark
Findagrave Memorial #: 34015813


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 1/8/1887
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, Wheelock, VT

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Reuben Kelley, who died Monday morning September 23, after a lingering illness with cancer, was the son of Farman and Elizabeth Kelley. He was born in Danville and spent most of his life in that town and Wheelock. He was one of a family of six boys, all of whom lived to manhood, but Reuben was the last surviving member of the family In His long illness he has been kindly cared for by his eldest daughter and her husband. The funeral was held Friday, Rev. J. D. Waldron officiating, assisted by Rev. F. I. Sargent. Mr. Kelley leaves two daughters, Martha, wife of Plummer Drown, and Alice, wife of Elmer Locklin of Lyndon.

Source: St. Johnsbury Caledonian, October 2, 1901.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.