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O'Brien, Andrew


Age: 26, credited to Bennington, VT
Unit(s): 14th VT INF
Service: enl 8/27/62, m/i 10/21/62, Pvt, Co. A, 14th VT INF, m/o 7/30/63

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Birth: 11/26/1836, Albany, NY
Death: 05/26/1909

Burial: Park Lawn Cemetery, Bennington, VT
Marker/Plot: No_Marker; A-118
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 9/3/1890, 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: There is no grave marker for Andrew. Burial is recorded in cemetery burial book (burial #31).
WPA Graves Registration Card indicates "no marker".


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Park Lawn Cemetery, Bennington, VT

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Plot Information



WPA Graves Registration Card



Andrew O'Brien passed away suddenly at his home at the Guideboard district this morning at 4 o'clock. Although he had been suffering from rheumatism for some time his condition until Tuesday evening was not serious. Yesterday he worked in his garden for some time. In the evening he was taken seriously ill and died within a few hours. Death was due to heart failure.

Mr. O'Brien was a native of Ireland but had lived in this town for many years. He was 72 years old. He is survived by two sons and six daughters all of whom reside in t his town with the exception of one daughter who lives in the west.

The deceased was one of the well known residents of the village. He was a man of kindly disposition and humorous in his manner, making him a favorite among his friends.

The funeral will be held from St. Francis church Friday morning at 9 o'clock. The burial will be in the Park Lawn cemetery.

Source: Bennington Evening Banner, May 26, 1909
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.