Age: 20, credited to Bennington, VT
Unit(s): 57th NY INF, 61st NY INF
Service: enl, NYC, 8/1/61, m/i, Pvt, Co. I, 57th NY INF, 8/14/61, pr CPL 5/1/64, tr to Co. K, 61th NY INF 12/20/64, m/o 7/14/65
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Birth: 1841, Unknown
Burial: Old First Church Cemetery, Bennington, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 60747506
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 10/18/1879
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Old First Church Cemetery, Bennington, VT
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Nov. 15, 1920
GEORGE JEPSON DEAD
Death of Life-Long Resident Occurred
Early This Morning
George Jepson died at his home on the North Bennington road early this morning at the age of 79 years. Mr. Jepson had spent practically his entire life in this vicinity.
Mr. Jepson was a farmer and laborer in Bennington and through his many years spent in this locality had acquired a large circle of friends. During the Civil war, he served in the 57th New York volunteers and was mustered out of service at the conclusion of the war.
He is survived by five sons, all residents of Bennington. They are: Charles, Henry, John, Edward and William Jepson and two daughters, Mrs. Joseph Hewes of Williamstown and Mrs. Herbert Pratt of Little Falls, N.Y. He also leaves one brother, Reuben Jepson of Hinsdale, N.Y., and one sister, Mrs. Laura Murdick of Pownal Center. He is also survived by 27 grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held from the late home, Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock and interment will be in Old Bennington.
Contributed by Tom Boudreau