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John K. Rathburn

John K. Rathburn

Male 1930 - 2005  (74 years)

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  • Name John K. Rathburn 
    Born 17 Jul 1930  Fitzwilliam, Cheshire County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Census 1940  Rindge, Cheshire County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Military say 1953  [1, 3
    He served in the Army as a corporal during the Korean War. 
    Died 14 Apr 2005  Petersborough, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Agency: Monadnock Community Hospital 
    Obituary 16 Apr 2005  [1
    JOHN K. RATHBURN, 74 of Middle Hancock Road, Peterborough died Thursday April 14, 2005 at the Monadnock Community Hospital in Peterborough following a long illness.

    He was born July 17, 1930 in Fitzwilliam son of the late John E. and Doris (Shepardson) Rathburn.

    He had attended schools in Fitzwilliam and Rindge, and had served with the United States Army during the Korean Conflict.

    Following his military commitment he worked for the Bacon family at the Ark in Jaffrey Center. He had also worked for Parker Whitcomb in Troy.

    Mr. Rathburn had retired from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers where he had worked as a Dam Tender first at the Corp’s Surry Flood Control Dam and since 1967 at the Edward McDowell Dam in Peterborough.

    He was well known for his experience as a beekeeper and had owned many hives through out the Monadnock Region. He also hatched and raised various kinds of pheasants and turkeys, for him self as well as many area farmers.

    His wife of 43 years Sylvia (Truelson) Rathburn died September 10, 2003.

    He is survived by two sons Mark A. Rathburn of Deerfield, NH and Charles D. Rathburn of Edgewater, FL; a granddaughter; two sisters Eleanor Chicoine of Gardner, MA and Oloose Rathburn of West Brookfield, MA; two half brothers Detroit G. Hood and Walter D. Hood both of Rindge; several nieces and nephews.

    There will be no calling hours.

    Private burial services will be held at the convenience of the family.

    In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Rescue Squad of the Peterborough Fire Department, Summer Street, Peterborough NH 03458.

    The Cournoyer Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 33 River Street, Jaffrey is assisting the family.
     
    Buried Hillside Cemetery, Rindge, Cheshire County, New Hampshire, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Grave Marker of John K. Rathburn
    Grave Marker of John K. Rathburn
    Person ID I1249  Delvee Family | Clan of Lucy, Clan of Jonathan, Tribe of Hannah
    Last Modified 23 Sep 2018 

    Father John Everett Rathburn,   b. 9 Sep 1883, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1953, Rindge, Cheshire County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Doris Mary Shepardson,   b. 1 Mar 1896, Northfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1972, Rindge, Cheshire County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Marriage Intentions 28 Dec 1928  [6
    Married 5 Jan 1929  Fitzwilliam, Cheshire County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7, 8, 9
    Marriage Record of Doris M. S. Hood and John E. Rathburn
    Marriage Record of Doris M. S. Hood and John E. Rathburn
    Family ID F726  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sylvia Linnea Truelson,   b. 11 Nov 1933,   d. 10 Sep 2003  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 11 Nov 1960  West Rindge, Cheshire County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Children 
     1. Mark Arthur Rathburn
     2. Charles D. Rathburn
    Last Modified 25 May 2014 
    Family ID F811  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 17 Jul 1930 - Fitzwilliam, Cheshire County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - He was recorded while living with his parents. - 1940 - Rindge, Cheshire County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 Nov 1960 - West Rindge, Cheshire County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Agency: Monadnock Community Hospital - 14 Apr 2005 - Petersborough, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Hillside Cemetery, Rindge, Cheshire County, New Hampshire, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S482] Obituary of John K. Rathburn, (Keene, New Hampshire: Keene Sentinal, 15 April 2005).

    2. [S83] Social Security Death Benefit Records (SSDI), (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2011).

    3. [S691] U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006, National Cemetery Administration, (www.ancestory.com).

    4. [S572] Find a Grave web site, (Provo, Utah: Find A Grave, Inc.).
      Memorial ID 118696900 John K. Rathburn

    5. [S804] 1940 U.S. Federal Census - New Hampshire, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012).
      Year: 1940; Census Place: Rindge, Cheshire, New Hampshire; Roll: m-t0627-02284; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 3-30

    6. [S803] New Hampshire, Marriage and Divorce Records, 1659-1947, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013).
      Marriage Record of Doris M. S. Hood and John E. Rathburn

    7. [S211] Rathburn, John. email: 2000-03-27 "Delvee Information Request", (Email from Peterborough, NH, 27 March 2000).

    8. [S230] Chiconie, Eleanor D. letter: 2000-03-28, (Letter to Robert Roy, 28 March 2000).

    9. [S747] New Hampshire Marriage Records Index 1637-1947, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011).

    10. [S388] Delvee Historian. Delvee Family Records 1887 - 1988, (Warwick, Massachusetts: manuscript, 1988).