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Boyce, George Benjamin


Age: 16, credited to Poultney, VT
Unit(s): 2nd NY VET CAV
Service: enl 8/21/61, cred. Fairhaven, m/i, Pvt, Co, E, 2nd NY VET CAV, 8/21/61, 9/10/64, New York, NY

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Birth: 03/16/1846, Poultney, VT
Death: 12/01/1915

Burial: Poultney Cemetery, Poultney, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 23647610


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 1/11/1883, NY
Portrait?: Poultney GAR Collection
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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Poultney Cemetery, Poultney, VT

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Poultney G.A.R. Post Photo Collage)


Death of George Boyce

George Boyce, 70 years old, died at his home on York street Wednesday afternoon at 3:30 o'clock of heart failure. Mr. Boyce had been in poor health for about a year, but was confined to his bed for only two days. He was born in East Poultney in 1845. He is survived by his wife, one daughter, Mrs. John Brown of Whitehall, N. Y., a son, Charles Boyce of this place, and two brothers, L. B. Boyce of Lake George, N. Y., and Ernst Boyce of Poultney. Mr. Boyce was a veteran of the Civil war. The funeral arrangements have not been completed.

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, December 2, 1915.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.



The funeral of George Boyce was held in the Methodist church t 2 o'clock Saturday afternoon, Rev. M. G. Cole officiating. The bearers were William Broughton, George Ripley, E. M. Bixby, R. G. M. Johnson, Fred Spaulding and William Farnham.

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, December 6, 1915.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.