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Johnson, Judson Rufus


Age: 25, credited to Jamaica, VT
Unit(s): 4th VT INF
Service: enl 8/14/61, m/i 9/2/61, 2SGT, Co. I, 4th VT INF, dis/dsb 4/3/62 [wife, Estelle S. Johnson, was an army nurse]

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Birth: 03/22/1833, Jamaica, VT
Death: 05/05/1913

Burial: Pleasant View Cemetery, Jamaica, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 27844899


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 65/26/1891, MA Pension also lists Co. B, 40th PA MIL INF?
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: OH
(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: Died in South Hadley, MA


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Pleasant View Cemetery, Jamaica, VT

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Judson R. Johnson, 80, died Monday morning, May 5, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. J. S. Preston, in South Hadley, Mass. He was born in Jamaica March 22, 1833, a son of Uri and Annie (Smith) Johnson. His life was spent in his native town and in Massachusetts. He married Estelle, daughter of Charles D., and Olive Read. They have one daughter, wife of J. S. Preston. Mr. Johnson leaves one brother, M. H. Johnson of Jamaica, one daughter, two grandchildren and one great-grandchild. He enlisted in Company I, 4th Vermont regiment in1861, was elected sergeant of his company and served until his discharge for disability. He was the oldest member of Mount Lebanon Lodge, F. & A. M., and was buried under the ritual of that order.

Source: Brattleboro Daily Reformer, May 12, 1913.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.