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Allen, Stephen Ethen

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 29, credited to Pittsford, VT
Unit(s): 12th VT INF
Service: enl 8/18/62, m/i 10/4/62, Pvt, Co. G, 12th VT INF, dis/dsb 4/25/63

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VITALS

Birth: 12/07/1832, Hartford, NY
Death: 02/16/1912

Burial: East Hubbardton Cemetery, Hubbardton, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Boudreau
Findagrave Memorial #: 50870306

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 7/25/1890, VT; widow Caroline, 2/28/1012, VT
Portrait?: Co. G, 12th VVI Reunion
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: See Benedict's Army Life in Virginia

DESCENDANTS

2nd Great Grandfather of Gina Barker-Capek, North Adams, MA

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

East Hubbardton Cemetery, Hubbardton, VT

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Obituary

HUBBARDTON

Stephen Ethan Allen, Hubbardton's oldest citizen, and a descendant of Ethan Allen, died Friday evening at 9:30. He had been in failing health for some years. Mr. Allen's father was the Rev. Barney Allen, who served as pastor of the Baptist Church in Hartford and Greenwich, N. Y., and Whiting and Hubbardton. It was while he served the church at Greenwich. N. Y., that Stephen Ethan Allen was born, one of eight children. He was 79 years of age. He married Caroline Kimberly of Pittsford in 1857. To them six children were born, and the last of them, Laura Ballard, died last May. He served in the Civil War and was a member of Leavenworth post of Castleton. He is survived by a wife and five grandchildren. The funeral was held Monday at twelve o'clock in the Baptist Church at East Hubbardton, of which he was a member. The Rev. Elmer I. Nye conducted the services. A delegation from Leavenworth post, who furnished a beautiful floral design, and a large number of relatives and friends were in attendance. Burial was in the East Hubbardton cemetery.

Source: Burlington Free Press, February 22, 1912.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.