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Old Soldiers: Santa Cruz County Civil War Veterans
by Robert L. Nelson

VANDERPOOL, AMOS (1838-1921)

Watsonville Pajaronian (June ?, 1921)

Headstone of Amos Vanderpool
Amos Vanderpool
Pioneer Cemetery, Watsonville

Larken Valley Resident Died Today

Amos Vanderpool, a resident of the Larkin valley section, for the past two and a half years, passed away this morning, after a lingering illness of several months, aged 82 years 7 months and 29 days.

Deceased came here from Michigan and having purchased what was formerly known as the Ireland ranch, in Larkin valley, has lived a quiet retired life farming. He was a veteran of the civil war, and a man highly esteemed by all who knew him.

Besides his wife [May] he leaves one son, George Vanderpool.

The funeral will take place on next Monday morning [June 6, 1921], at ten o'clock from the family residence, Larkin valley. Interment at Odd Fellows' cemetery.

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