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Beebe, Silas Finch
Age: 0, credited to Putney, VT
Unit(s): 24th CT INF
Service: Co. D, 24th CT INF
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Birth: 1826, Norwich, CT
Burial: Maple Grove Cemetery, Putney, VT
Marker/Plot: No_Marker found
Findagrave Memorial #: 85060176
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 3/29/1888, CT; widow Mary C., 6/21/1898, VT, not approved
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: Payments were made by Silas Beebe for a plot at Maple Grove Cemetery (per Assistant Town Clerk); however, a book of gravestone inscriptions does not include a stone for Silas or his wife. The Find a Grave memorial contains a transcription of his obituary which lists Maple Grove Cemetery as his place of burial.
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Maple Grove Cemetery, Putney, VT
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Death of S. F. Beebe.
Silas F. Beebe, 72, died at his home at 5 o'clock Wednesday morning of paralysis. Mr. Beebe was born in Norwich, Conn., May 14 1826. In 1846 he married Mary Holden, who survives him. Mr. Beebe moved to Putney in the fall of 1885, and spent the remainder of his life here. He was a veteran of the civil war and served in the 24th Connecticut volunteers. Mr. Beebe was a kind father, a loving husband and faithful friend. He was loved and respected by all. He leaves four children, Mrs. C.A. Tefft and Mrs. C. B. Willard of Putney, C.F. Beebe of Montana and A. S. Beebe of Minnesota. The funeral will be held a the house at 2:30 today, Friday, Rev. Mr. Bennett officiating. The burial will be in Maple Grove cemetery.
Source: Vermont Phoenix, June 17, 1898
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.