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 Amanda Matilda <I>Colburn</I> Felch

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Amanda Matilda Colburn Felch

Birth
Orleans County, Vermont, USA
Death 31 Dec 1893 (aged 60)
Canon City, Fremont County, Colorado, USA
Burial Canon City, Fremont County, Colorado, USA
Memorial ID 15079231 View Source
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Amanda Matilda Colburn was born 12 Nov 1832/3, in East Albany, Orleans County, Vt., the daughter of Iran and Celana Cicso Colburn. She married Albert Farnham about 1853 in Albany. From July 1861 to May 1865 she served as a nurse with the 3rd Vermont Volunteer Infantry with her brother Henry Colburn. She was present at the battles of Antietam, Fredericksburg, Gettysburg and others, and later served under Dorothea Dix. On 3 Mar 1891, she received a pension from the government by special act of Congress (#553504).

After the war she married (c1865) Marshall P. Felch (1834-1902), son of Parker and Hannah Gould Felch. Amanda died 31 Dec 1893 and is buried with Marshall in the GAR section of Greenwood Pioneer cemetery, Canon City, Colorado.


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  • Created by: Carolyn Farnum
  • Added: 29 Jul 2006
  • Find a Grave Memorial 15079231
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/15079231/amanda-matilda-felch : accessed ), memorial page for Amanda Matilda Colburn Felch (12 Nov 1833–31 Dec 1893), Find a Grave Memorial ID 15079231, citing Greenwood Cemetery, Canon City, Fremont County, Colorado, USA ; Maintained by Carolyn Farnum (contributor 10411580) .