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Reed, Ai M.


Age: 20, credited to Berlin, VT
Unit(s): 7th VT INF
Service: enl 2/16/65, m/i 2/16/65, Pvt, Co. K, 7th VT INF, m/o 2/16/66

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Birth: 1845, Northfield, VT
Death: 01/13/1916

Burial: Elmwood Cemetery, Northfield, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/4/1889, VT; widow Helen M, 3/3/1916, 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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Elmwood Cemetery, Northfield, VT

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Ai M. Reed

Ai M. Reed died, very suddenly at his home om Pleasant street, Thursday morning at ten-thirty. He had been in failing health for the past two years, but the end came suddenly while he was sitting in his chair.

Ai Merril Reed, son of Freeman and Lavina (Jones) Reed was born in Northfield on the Timothy Holland farm, October 31, 1845. His boyhood years were passed on this father's farm and his education secured in the district schools and at Newbury Seminary.

He was a veteran of the Civil War, having enlisted in Company K, Seventh Vermont Regiment.

Practically all of his life was passed in Northfield. In his earlier years he followed the occupation of a farmer, ten years ago he moved to the Plumley house on Pleasant street, where he has since resided.

He married Helen M. Henry of Northfield, who survives; also four children: Harry W., of Boston, Carl H. and Mrs. Leroy A. Bullock of Northfield, and Mrs. George H. Legro of Cincinnati, Ohio; two grandchildren, Mary Helen and Harold A. Reed, and one sister, Mrs. C. A. Ordway of Northfield.

The funeral occurred from his late home, Sunday afternoon at two o'clock, Rev. J. B. Sargent officiating. Interment was in Elmwood cemetery.

Those from away attending were H. W. Reed of Boston, Mr. and Mrs. G. H. Legro of Cincinnati, Mr. and Mrs. F. A. Hayden and F. R. Hayden of Montpelier and Mrs. N. M. Nelson of Barre.

Source: Northfield News and Advertiser, January 18, 1916.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.