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Failey, Lawrence C.


Age: 25, credited to Fairfield, VT
Unit(s): 27th IA INF
Service: enl, Monona, IA, 8/15/62, m/i, CPL, Co. E, 27th IA INF, 8/29/62, m/o 8/8/65, Clinton, IA

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Birth: 04/01/1837, Fairfield, VT
Death: 12/20/1927

Burial: St. Patrick Cemetery, Fairfield, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 15885213


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 1/11/1886
Portrait?: Unknown
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)

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2nd Great Grandfather of James F. Costa, New Bedford, MA

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St. Patrick Cemetery, Fairfield, VT

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Lawrence Failey

The death of Lawrence Failey occurred at his home at the Bay this morning at 4:20 o'clock after a lingering illness. He was born in Canada, April 1, 1837, and was in his ninety-first year.

He is survived by five daughters, Miss Nellie Failey of New York City, Mrs. Rose Barry of Fairfield, Mrs. Annie Finnegan, of St. Albans Bay, Miss Louise Failey, and Miss Elizabeth Failey of New York City; and six grandchildren.

It is expected that the funeral will be held from Holy Angel's church Thursday morning at 9 o'clock and that burial will be in the Catholic cemetery in Fairfield Center.

He was a member of Hurlburt Post, G. A. R.

Source: St. Albans Daily Messenger, December 20, 1927

Funeral of Lawrence C. Failey

The funeral of Lawrence C. Failey, whose death occurred at his home Tuesday morning, was held from Holy Angels church this morning at 9:30 o'clock with the Rev. L. Desrocher officiating and burial was in the Catholic cemetery at Fairfield Center with the Rev. L. R .Cain officiating.

The bearers were Charles Campbell, Henry Rooney, Benjamin Teague, William Nolan, Edward Meehan, and James J. Barry.

Those from out of town attending the funeral were Miss Elizabeth Failey, Miss Louise Failey, Miss Nellie Failey, Garret Barry, of New York city, Mrs. M. Campbell, of West Shefford, Que., Arthur J. Barry, of Winooski, Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Sloan, of Swanton, Albert Carroll, of Boston.

Source: St. Albans Daily Messenger, December 23, 1927
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.