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 James A. Burrowes

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James A. Burrowes

Birth
Ireland
Death
20 May 1937 (aged 91)
Plattsburgh, Clinton County, New York, USA
Burial
Plattsburgh, Clinton County, New York, USA
Memorial ID
136474913 View Source

Plattsburgh Daily Press May 21, 1937

One of the three surviving members of Walter H. Benedict Post No. 366, Grand Army of the Republic, Plattsburgh, answered the last roll call yesterday afternoon when death came peacefully to James A. Burrowes, 91, at 2:55 p.m. at the home of his nephew, George V. Daily, 10 University Place, with whom he had resided or several years.

James R. Burrowes was born in northern Ireland on November 1, 1845, when he was an infant his parents migrated to America and settled in the town of Beekmantown. They resided also for a time at Salmon River, Chazy, and in Plattsburgh.

At the age of 19 years James A. Burrowes answered the Union's call for volunteers for the Civil War and enlisted with Co. G. Fourth Regiment, Vermont Volunteers with which detachment he saw active service in several battles. He was mustered out of service July 30, 1865, at the close of the war.

Returning to Plattsburgh, he took employment and later married Lucy Bullis of Mooers who preceded him in death abouth 12 years aog. For a tie he resided in the weest where he operated farms in the wheat belt. His only survivors are nieces and nephews. They are, besides Mr. Daily; J.B. Stratton, Plattsburgh, Alice and Leila Daily of Boston, Mass.

Funeral services will held from the Carroll Funeral Home, corner of Court and Oak Streets, Saturday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock. Interment will be in Riverside Cemetery. Military honors will be accorded the Civil War veteran at the final rites. Members of Stephen Moffitt Camp No. 94, Spanish War Veterans, of which the deceased was a honorary member, will attend.

The passing of Mr. Burrowes leaves two members surviving of hundreds of members that once were on the roll of Walter H. Benedict Camp No. 366, G.A.R. They are B.N. Curtis, commander, who resides with his son in North Ferrisburg, Vt., but who maintains his residence in Plattsburgh, and Joseph Cadarettof 22 Johnson Avenue.

Plattsburgh Daily Press May 21, 1937

One of the three surviving members of Walter H. Benedict Post No. 366, Grand Army of the Republic, Plattsburgh, answered the last roll call yesterday afternoon when death came peacefully to James A. Burrowes, 91, at 2:55 p.m. at the home of his nephew, George V. Daily, 10 University Place, with whom he had resided or several years.

James R. Burrowes was born in northern Ireland on November 1, 1845, when he was an infant his parents migrated to America and settled in the town of Beekmantown. They resided also for a time at Salmon River, Chazy, and in Plattsburgh.

At the age of 19 years James A. Burrowes answered the Union's call for volunteers for the Civil War and enlisted with Co. G. Fourth Regiment, Vermont Volunteers with which detachment he saw active service in several battles. He was mustered out of service July 30, 1865, at the close of the war.

Returning to Plattsburgh, he took employment and later married Lucy Bullis of Mooers who preceded him in death abouth 12 years aog. For a tie he resided in the weest where he operated farms in the wheat belt. His only survivors are nieces and nephews. They are, besides Mr. Daily; J.B. Stratton, Plattsburgh, Alice and Leila Daily of Boston, Mass.

Funeral services will held from the Carroll Funeral Home, corner of Court and Oak Streets, Saturday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock. Interment will be in Riverside Cemetery. Military honors will be accorded the Civil War veteran at the final rites. Members of Stephen Moffitt Camp No. 94, Spanish War Veterans, of which the deceased was a honorary member, will attend.

The passing of Mr. Burrowes leaves two members surviving of hundreds of members that once were on the roll of Walter H. Benedict Camp No. 366, G.A.R. They are B.N. Curtis, commander, who resides with his son in North Ferrisburg, Vt., but who maintains his residence in Plattsburgh, and Joseph Cadarettof 22 Johnson Avenue.


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  • Created by: Rose
  • Added: 26 Sep 2014
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 136474913
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/136474913/james-a-burrowes: accessed ), memorial page for James A. Burrowes (1 Nov 1845–20 May 1937), Find a Grave Memorial ID 136474913, citing Riverside Cemetery, Plattsburgh, Clinton County, New York, USA; Maintained by Rose (contributor 47968698).