Herrick Memorial Library at Alfred University


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Vernon Marion Babbitt

Vernon Babbit and Wife, Sabra Babbit
Vernon Marion Babbitt and Wife, Sabra ( Rogers ) Babbitt
Born: September 3, 1842
Died: December 15, 1906 (64 yrs., 3 mos., 12 days)
Buried in the Pawnee City, Nebraska cemetery

Matriculated: 1858
Hometown: Ward, NY
Major: Scientific Course
Member: Alleghanian Lyceum
Attended: 1858/59, 1868/69, 1869/70, 1870/71
Graduated: July 5, 1871 with an A.M degree (advanced)
Graduation oration title: "Self Culture"
Later occupation: Merchant in Pawnee City, Nebraska (1876)

Civil War information: Company H, 1st NY Dragoons, 19th regiment, General Merritt's Division, he was a sergeant

View Vernon Marion Babbit's transcribed diary from the year of 1871 here.