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Aldrich, John Greaves

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 19, credited to Lyndon, VT
Unit(s): 3rd VT INF, VRC
Service: enl 3/1/63, m/i 4/12/63, Pvt, Co. K, 3rd VT INF, tr to VRC 9/30/63, dsrtd 5/12/64

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VITALS

Birth: 05/06/1843, Lyndon, VT
Death: 11/19/1921

Burial: Lyndon Center Cemetery, Lyndon, VT
Marker/Plot: 2
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 35153836

MORE INFORMATION

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

DESCENDANTS

Cousin of Dale E. Wright, Watford, ON, Canada

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Tombstone

Lyndon Center Cemetery, Lyndon, VT

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Obituary

Lyndon

John Aldrich died at his home Saturday, Nov. 19, after a long and lingering illness of several years' duration.

Mr. Aldrich was the eldest of 14 children of William and Jennie Gray Aldrich of Inverness, P. Q. He was born May 8, 1843. In January, 1862, he enlisted in Co. K, of the Third Vermont regiment. He was discharged in March 26, 1864, but reenlisted the next month and served until the close of the war. He was married at Littleton, N. H. to Elizabeth Thompson of Concord June 2, 1866. There were born to them eleven children none of whom which survive him. His wife died July 5, 1882. In August of 1886, he was married again to Kate McKenzie of Newark, who survives him. Six children were born of this second marriage all of whom are living. Mr. Aldrich was a member of the Col. Barnum Post G.A.R. of Wheelock. The funeral service was at the house Monday afternoon, conducted by his pastor, Rev. E. W. Sturtevant and the burial was at Lyndon Center.

Source: St. Johnsbury Caledonian, November 23, 1921
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.