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Blackmer, Franklin Ira

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Hubbardton, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT LARTY
Service: enl 12/19/63, m/i 12/26/63, PVT, 2nd VT LARTY BTRY, m/o 7/31/65

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VITALS

Birth: 05/09/1847, Pittsford, VT
Death: 08/10/1929

Burial: Pine Hill Cemetery, Brandon, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 27346108

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 1/8/1887; widow Clara P., 8/20/1929, VT
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)

Remarks: None

DESCENDANTS

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Tombstone

Pine Hill Cemetery, Brandon, VT

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Obituary

FRANK BLACKMER VETERAN, BURIED

Funeral services for Frank I. Blackmer, civil war veteran and commander of the C. J. Ormsbee post,. G.A.R., who died Saturday were held Tuesday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the Congregational church, with Rev. Walter Thorpe, pastor, officiating.

C. J. Ormsbee post held its service at the grave where taps was sounded by Bugler Lloyd Retell.

The bearers were six Spanish American War Veterans, Fred Patnode, Dr. Philipeen, E. Hyde, George Bacon, John Nutting and George Richardson.

Among those attending the funeral from out of town were Mrs. Emma Moses, Utica, N.Y.; Albert Blackmer, Glens Falls, N.Y.; Mr. And Mrs. Cecil Keyes, Mr. And Mrs. George Mahoney and family, A. Blackmer, Pittsford; Arthur Blackmer, Dorset; Miss Nora Peck, Mrs. Walter Sturdevant, Smith Sturdevant, Middlebury; Mr. And Mrs. Ernst Smith, Frank W. Rutland, Henry Ballard, Chippenhook; Arthur Blackmer, Middlebury.

Among the floral offerings were pieces from C. J. Ormsbee post, Sons of Veterans, Sons of Veterans auxiliary, Brandon High School, class 1920. Burial was in Pine Hill cemetery.

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, August 16, 1929
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.