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Tice, Robert S.


Age: 21, credited to Coventry, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 9/4/61, m/i 11/19/61, Pvt, Co. I, 1st VT CAV, m/o 11/18/64

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Birth: 05/15/1840, Coventry, VT
Death: 11/23/1928

Burial: Village Cemetery, Coventry, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 147245844


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 11/4/1889, 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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Village Cemetery, Coventry, VT

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Robert S. Tice passed away December 13 at the advanced age of 88 years and 7 months. He was born in the town of Coventry May 15, 1840, and was the son of James and Mary Johnson Tice. In 1861 he enlisted in Co. I, 1st Vermont Cavalry and served during the entire war. On February 26 1867 he married Elnora H. Heerman of Coventry. Four children were born to this union: Albertina M., and Archie W., both deceased, Norman C., and Rena C., (Mrs. Bert Drake). Mrs. Tice passed away November 20, 1917; they had celebrated their fiftieth wedding anniversary the previous February. For the last eight years Mr. And Mrs. Drake have lived on the home farm in Irasburg and cared for Mr. Tice. He was a member of Baxter Post, G, A, R., at Newport and attended the meetings as long as he was able.

Those left to remember him are an aged sister, Mrs. Zelda A. Tyler, one son, Norman C., and one daughter, Mrs. Rena Drake. Funeral services were held in his late home in Irasburg, Saturday December 16, and interment was in the family cemetery in Coventry.

Source: Orleans County Monitor, December 19, 1928
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.