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Kimpton, Simeon Leander


Age: 32, credited to Georgia, VT
Unit(s): 12th VT INF
Service: enl 8/30/62, m/i 10/4/62, MSCN, Co. E, 12th VT INF, m/o 7/14/63

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Birth: 02/23/1844, Georgia, VT
Death: 08/15/1930

Burial: Hope Cemetery, Georgia, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 33385467


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 8/15/1884, 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: See Benedict's Army Life in Virginia


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Hope Cemetery, Georgia, VT

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Death of S. Leander Kempton

S. Leander Kempton, aged 86 years, died Tuesday morning at his home in Georgia. He is survived by four daughters, Mrs. H. E. Scott of this city, Mrs. Burt Conger and Mrs. Charles Coburn of Burlington and Mrs. Judson Coburn of Middlesex, eight grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, and one sister, Mrs. Helen Noyes of Dubuque, Ia.

He was a veteran of the Civil War and spent many years of his life in Georgia. The body will be brought to the Hick's funeral parlor on North Main street. Funeral arrangements are incomplete.

Source: Burlington Free Press, August 14, 1930.

The funeral of S. Leander Kempton, whose death occurred at his home in Georgia, Wednesday, was held Friday afternoon, at 2:30 o'clock, at Hick's funeral home. The Rev, R. E. Greene officiated. Burial was in East Georgia Plains cemetery. The bearers were Judson Coburn, Charles Coburn, Bert Conger, and Hubert Hadley. Arnold Deslauriers of the Boy Scouts sounded taps. Those from out of town who attended the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. Bert Conger, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Coburn, and Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Hadley and Miss Ruth Coburn of Burlington; Mrs. Bernice Larnard of Jonesville, Mr. and Mrs. Judson Coburn of Middlesex and Richard Scott of Berkshire.

Source: Burlington Free Press, August 18, 1930.

Leander Kempton, whose funeral occurred last week in St. Albans with burial in East Georgia, marks the passing of the last Civil War veteran from the town of Georgia, Mr. Kempton was a life long resident of this town and will be pleasantly remembered by the older people.

Source: Burlington Free Press, August 23, 1930.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.