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Wilkins, Birney J.


Age: 20, credited to Stowe, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 12/3/63, m/i 12/12/63, Pvt, Co. I, 11th VT INF, pr CPL 10/25/64, tr to Co. A, 6/24/65, m/o 8/25/65

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Birth: 09/24/1843, Stowe, VT
Death: 01/03/1913

Burial: Hillside Cemetery, Minneapolis, MN
Marker/Plot: Section B
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Dan Taylor
Findagrave Memorial #: 141585626


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 8/23/1887
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: WI
(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

Webmaster's Note: The 11th Vermont Infantry was also known as the 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery; the names were used interchangably for most of its career


2nd Great Grandfather of Theresa Thorsvig, Brainerd, MN

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Hillside Cemetery, Minneapolis, MN

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Birney J. Wilkins

News & Citizen: Jan 8, 1913


Word was received Tuesday morning by Austin Wilkins of the death on Jan. 3rd from heart failure, his brother, Birny J. Wilkins, at the home of the latters son Clyde A. Wilkins, in Minneapolis, Minn.

The deceased had been in his usual health until the past year, since which he has suffered somewhat from the disease which caused his death,

Mr. Wilkins was well known, and had many friends in this vicinity. He had made extended visits here frequently, and the past summer spent several weeks with his brother Austin Wilkins, and other relatives here. He was a member of Co. l, 11th Vt. The deceased was 69 years of age, and born in Sterling, the youngest of 11 children of Eliab and Aseneath Wilkins.

Mr. Wilkins is survived by four children, Arthur Wilkins and Mrs, Edwin McConnell of Miles City, Mon, Mrs. Lou Williams of International Falls, N. Y. and Clyde A. Wilkins of Minneapolis, Minn. , also a brother Austin Wilkins of this village, and two sisters, Mrs. Alma Shaw of Morristown, and Mrs. John Doubleday of Stowe.

Submitted by: Deanna French.