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Edward Hughes Vontress
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Birth: 1825
Kentucky, USA
Death: Jun. 17, 1864
Louisiana, USA

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25th June 1864. . . . The little woman rode down to Mother's to see her cousin John Connally [SIC] who has just returned from the Army. he reports that Capt. Vontress was killed on the 17th inst. by lightning as well as the horse upon which he was riding while bearing a dispatch from his general officer. he was acting at the time as aid de campe. . . . from the Journal of James Madison Hall . . .
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Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Eunice Margaret Amelia Allen Coffee (1838 - 1919)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Vontress (1859 - 1864)*
  Samuel A. Vontress (1860 - 1866)*
  Fannie Vontress Roberts (1862 - 1956)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Non-Cemetery Burial
Specifically: Was buried on his brother's plantation near Alexandria, Louisiana
 
Created by: BeNotForgot
Record added: Mar 11, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 66777956
 


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