Age: 18, credited to Derby, VTVITALS
Birth: 1844, CanadaADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None notedDESCENDANTS
East Main Street Cemetery, Newport, VT
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Dawson Burt, an unmarried man,some 29 years old,who had served six years in the rebellion,and five years in the regular army,and has been stopping with his father, Russell Burt, at West Derby, committed suicide last week Thursday, by shooting himself through the heart. Though he has had periods of melancholy recently, he had given no intimation that he contemplated suicide.
Vermont Farmer (Newport), Jan. 8, 1875
Courtesy of Deanna French