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Knipes, Jonathan

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 19, credited to Clarendon, VT
Unit(s): 8th US INF
Service: enl 2/27/62, Pvt, Co. D, 8th US INF, m/o 8/23/68

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VITALS

Birth: 10/1844, Portadown, County Armagh, Ireland
Death: 04/12/1919

Burial: Evergreen Cemetery, Rutland, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 101961530

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Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not found
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Remarks: None

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Evergreen Cemetery, Rutland, VT

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Obituary

JONATHAN KNIPES

Lifelong Resident of City Dies of Heart Diseases Jonathan Knipes of Stratton road died at his home Saturday afternoon at 1 o'clock from heart disease, at the age of 80 years.

Mr. Knipes was born in Ireland in 1839, leaving that country at the age of 14 and coming to America. He had lived in Rutland nearly all of his life.

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Elizabeth Knipes, six sons, William, John, David, Julius, Wallace and George, all of this place, and two daughters, Mrs. Edwin Center and Mrs. John Shortsleeves, both of Rutland.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday morning at 10:45 o'clock at the house, with Rev. Joseph Reynolds officiating. The burial will be in Evergreen cemetery.

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, April 14, 1919
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.