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Mayville, Joseph


Age: 0, credited to Barre, VT
Unit(s): 98th NY INF
Service: 98th NY INF

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Birth: 1838, Unknown
Death: 02/21/1924

Burial: St. Monica Cemetery, Barre, VT
Marker/Plot: 208
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Monica White
Findagrave Memorial #: 95592908


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 3/9/1881
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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St. Monica Cemetery, Barre, VT

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Joseph Mayville Was Veteran of the Civil War.

After a long period of failing health, Joseph Mayville died yesterday afternoon of senile decay, at the age of 86 years, at the home of his son, Wallace Mayville, on the Fairfield road, where he had resided for the past 18 years.

Mr. Mayville was born in Roden, Canada, but a the age of 14 years came to New York state, and spent considerable of his life there. He enlisted in the Civil War from Malone, N.Y., Dec. 2, 1861, at the age of 22 years, in Co. H, 98th regiment, serving in the most important battles of the war, and being mustered out Dec. 3, 1864. On his return from the war, Mr. Mayville was united in marriage to Philina Hero.

Twenty-seven years ago, Mr. And Mrs. Mayville came to Vermont, locating first in South Royalton, and after two or three years thence came to Barre to reside, the rest of their lives being spent here or in neighboring towns. During the last years of their lives Mr. Mayville lived with his son on the Plainfield road and Mrs. Mayville with her daughter, Nellie (Mayville) Blair on Branch street, Barre, until the latter's death, and then with her son, Joseph Mayville, jr., also on Branch street, dying at the home of the latter about eight years ago.

Mr. Mayville left two sons, Wallace, at whose home he died, and Joseph of Barre, also one stepson, Fred Hero of East Barre. A sister, Ann Laury still lives in Ellenburg, N.Y., so far as known, she is 88 years old.

Funeral services for Mr. Mayville will be held at St. Monica's chapel on Saturday morning at 9 o'clock. He was a man of amiable temperament, who had many friends and was much respected by all his acquaintances.

Source: Barre Daily Times, February 22, 1924
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.