This information was graciously submitted by Michael Patrick (FAG#50087809);
This is actually the grave of John A. Faxon formerly of the 4th Vermont and 10th New Hampshire. He died in New Orleans in 1902 and was born in Lubec, Maine. See Times Dispatch of March 30,1902.
This information was submitted by David M. Morin (FAG#47707736);
Faxon was a Union soldier. Detail follows:
John Faxon, born in Lubec, Me., June 3, 1840, son of John G. and Mary (Deming) Faxon, married Oct. 12, 1869, Susan A. Sanborn, born Sept. 7, 1842, daughter of R. S. and Emily Fry (Howard) Sanborn of Rockford, Ill. Residence, Rockford, Ill.
Civil War Veteran. Served in the 4th Vermont Infantry and 10th New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry. Served as aide-de-camp to General George W. Getty in 1863-1864.
Children born in Rockford, IL:
1800. Mary Emily, b. Aug. 15, 1870.
1801. Elizabeth Howard, b. Sept. 17, 1872.
1802. John Sanborn, b. April 5, 1874.
1803. Robert Rufus, b. Sept. 26, 1875.
Susan A. Sanborn Faxon
1842–1926 (m. 1869)
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