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Coolbeth, Erastus W.
MILITARY SERVICE
Age: 20, credited to Newport, VT
Unit(s): 5th NH INF
Service: substitute, enl, South Bolton, NH, 9/1/63, m/i, Pvt, Co. H, 5th NH INF, 9/1/63, m/o 5/1/65, Washington, DC (enl as John Coolbeth)

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VITALS
Birth: 11/14/1843, Unknown
Death: 05/16/1918

Burial: Newport Center Cemetery, Newport, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: Coolbeth, John
Pension?: Unknown
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Remarks: None
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BURIAL:
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Newport Center Cemetery, Newport, VT

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Erastus Coolbeth

EXPRESS AND STANDARD

NEWPORT, VERMONT: June 6, 1918

ERASTUS COOBETH

Mr. Coobeth passed away May 16, after a long, painful illness. He was born in Lowell, Vt., Nov. 14, 1844. He was married Oct. 17, 1868 to Miss Eliza Smith. To their union were born three sons and three daughters; Chloe, Mrs. Adam Dunn of Island Pond, George of West Charleston; Vinnie, Mrs. Charles Rollins of West Newport, Ellen, Mrs. George Martin of New Haven, Conn., Albert of Newport, and Eben of this place, who were all here more or less to help in the care of their father in his last days, and all were here to attend the funeral. There were fourty-three grandchildren, and ten great grandchildren. This is the first time the family circle has been broken by death. They mourn the loss of a kind husband and father. He left with the assurance of his trust in the Saviour. Rev. J.J. Perkins of the Advent Church, assisted by the Rev. C.W. Kelley of the Methodist Church, and Rev. C.W. Morse officiated at the funeral. Interment was in the Center Cemetery. The bearers were the old veterans; Mr. Blake, Hiram Drown, Henry Buzzell, Mr. Randall, Mr. Coolbeth enlisted as a private in Co. H., 5th Regt., New Hampshire Infantry of the Civil War.

Submitted by Deanna French.