Site Logo
Home | Battles | Cemeteries | Descendants | Find A Soldier | Towns | Units | Site Map

Persons, Luther B.


Age: 21, credited to Coventry, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 9/27/61, m/i 11/19/61, CPL, Co. I, 1st VT CAV, m/o 11/18/64

See Legend for expansion of abbreviations


Birth: 1840, Coventry, VT
Death: 01/24/1912

Burial: Village Cemetery, Coventry, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/25/1902, NY; widow Emily M., 2/9/1912, NY
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: Died in Brooklyn, NY.


(Are you a descendant, but not listed? Register today)


Copyright notice



Village Cemetery, Coventry, VT

Check the cemetery for location/directions and other veterans who may be buried there.

Luther Burley Person.

Luther Burley Persons, long retired from business and for many years a resident of the Stuyvesant district, dies Wednesday, from complications, at his residence, 160 Stuyvesant avenue. He was born at Coventry, Vt., July 14, 1840, and leaves a widow, Emily, and two daughters, M. Louise and Mrs. Cora M. Kingsbury. Burial will be at Coventry.

The Brooklyn Daily Eagle, Brooklyn, NY, January 12, 1912

The remains of Luther Persons of Brooklyn, N.Y., were brought here last week for burial; they were accompanied by his wife, who was formerly Miss Emily Morrill, sister of Ames and Simon Morrill. Mr. Persons was a resident of this town in his early life. Besides his wife he leaves two daughters, one sister and many friends and relatives to mourn his loss. Funeral services were held at the home of Ames Morrill, Rev. Morton Hale officiating.

Express and Standard, Newport, VT, February 9, 1912

Submitted by Heidi McColgan