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Preston, Aaron

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 23, credited to Wallingford, VT
Unit(s): 147th NY INF
Service: Drafted, enl, 10/1/63, Canandaigua, m/i, 10/1/63, Pvt, Co. F, 147th NY INF, m/o 5/29/65 from Columbia Genl Hosp., Washington, DC, due to unspec. wnds

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VITALS

Birth: 06/30/1840, Vermont
Death: 04/24/1917

Burial: Green Hill Cemetery, Wallingford, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Jennifer Snoots
Findagrave Memorial #: 61251082

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 8/7/1868; widow Sarah E., 5/17/1917
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

DESCENDANTS

2nd Great Grandfather of Ronald Preston, South Hampton, NH

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Green Hill Cemetery, Wallingford, VT

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Aaron Preston

Rutland Daily Herald, April 27, 1917:

Wallingford - The funeral of Aaron Preston was held Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock in the Congregational church. Rev. O.R. Houghton officiated. The bearers were Frank Hawkins, Clarence Ward, Walter Maranville, Fred Miner, John Brown and W.F. Hagar. Burial was in Green Hill cemetery. There were flowers from Kearney W.R.C., Sons of Veterans and many others from relatives and neighbors. Mr. Preston was born in this town and had spent his life here, being in his 77th year. He was a Civil war veteran, serving in Company F, 147th New York volunteers. He is survived by his wife, one son, Bert Preston of Lynn, Mass. Two daughters died several years ago, Mrs. Herbert Cummings and Mrs. Leslie Davison. Those from out of town who attended the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Cummings and son of West Haven, Charles Preston of Windsor and Bert Preston and son of Lynn, Mass.

Courtesy of Jennifer Snoots.