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McKenzie, Austin

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 21, credited to Shelburne, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV, VRC
Service: enl 5/16/63, m/i, Pvt, Co. M, 1st VT CAV, 5/16/63, tr to VRC n.d., m/o 8/9/65

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VITALS

Birth: 1840, County Mayo, Ireland
Death: 11/11/1912

Burial: St. Joseph Cemetery, Burlington, VT
Marker/Plot: C-18
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 50941695

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 8/9/1879; widow Catherine, 11/29/1912, 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

DESCENDANTS

3rd Great Granduncle of Colby Tuller, East Calais, VT

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

St. Joseph Cemetery, Burlington, VT

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Obituary

Austin McKenzie

The death of Austin McKenzie occurred yesterday afternoon at his home on Centre street of heart failure, Mr. McKenzie had been in poor health for some time. He was 72 years of age, and is survived by four daughters, Jennie and Margaret of Hinesburg, Mattie of North Troy, and Lizzie of this city; and four sons, Austin of this city, Walter of Chazy, N.Y., Thomas and James of Hinesburg.

Mr. McKenzie enlisted in Company M., 1st Vermont cavalry on May 16, 1863, and was honorably discharged on August 9, 1865. The funeral will be held Wednesday at ten o'clock at St. Mary's Cathedral, with interment in St. Joseph's cemetery.

Source: Burlington Daily News, November 12, 1912.
Transcribed by Deanna French.