Larabee, Edson B.
Age: 28, credited to Berkshire, VT
Unit(s): 10th VT INF
Service: enl 8/19/62, m/i 9/1/62, PVT, Co. I, 10th VT INF, wdd, Orange Grove (Mine Run), 11/27/63, pr CPL 1/1/64, pr SGT 2/26/65, m/o 6/22/65
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Birth: 08/31/1839, Berkshire, VT
Burial: Berkshire Cemetery, Berkshire, VT
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 20227640
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 2/5/1874; widow Susan B., 7/7/1902, VT
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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EDSON B. LARRABEE DEAD
End Comes Quickly To Rural Delivery Carrier at Enosburg Falls
Enosburg Falls, June 2. – Edson B. Larrabee, rural delivery carrier on route No. 1, dropped dead from heart failure while making up his mail this morning.
Mr. Larrabee was born in Berkshire August 31, 1839, the fifth in a family of eight children to George W. and Selina Larrabee. He was married January 2, 1866 to Susan Shufelt. Two children were born to them. They lived in Berkshire until five years ago when they moved to this place.
In Berkshire Mr. Larrabee held many pubic offices. He represented the town in 1896. He served in the War of the rebellion in Co. I, 10th Vt. Vols., holding offices of corporal and sergeant. He was mustered out of service June 22, 1865. He was a member of Pixley Post, No. 102, G.A.R., and of the Methodist Episcopal church in this place. He is survived by a wife and two daughters, Mrs. R. W. Clark and Mrs. C.B. Rublee, of Berkshire, Asa Larrabee, of Berkshire, Mrs. Viola Thompson, of South Dakota, Mrs. Spencer Stanhope, of this place, Mrs. Merritt Andrus, of Ohio, Mrs. Selina Brigham, of Bakersfield, are brother and sisters respectively of Mr. Larrabee.
Mr. Larrabee was the first carrier appointed on the rural delivery route established here two years ago.
The funeral was held Wednesday afternoon at the Methodist Episcopal church, preceded by a short service at the house. The Rev. G.W. Hunt, assisted by the Rev. B. F. Jefferson, officiated. The burial was at Berkshire.
Source: St. Albans Daily Messenger, June 5, 1902
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.