Burt, William H.
Age: 24, credited to Belvidere, VT
Unit(s): 3rd VT INF
Service: enl 6/1/61, m/i 7/16/61, Pvt, Co. E, 3rd VT INF, m/o 9/19/61
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Birth: 04/04/1837, Dickinson, NY
Burial: Belvidere Center Cemetery, Belvidere, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Deanna French
Findagrave Memorial #: 42419433
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 8/30/1886
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Great Grandfather of Jennifer A. Burt, Waterville, VT
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Belvidere Center Cemetery, Belvidere, VT
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News & Citizen: FEB. 11, 1914
DEATH OF WILLIAM BURT
The death of William Burt occurred at his home in Belvidere Thursday, Jan, 19th, at 10:30 p.m., resulting from a complication of diseases. Mr. Burt had been in poor health for the past two years and had been confined to the house nearly three months. He was a patient sufferer and bore his pain without cpmplaint.
The funeral was held from his late home Fed.1 at 1 o.clock, The Rev. H.C. Howard officiating. E.H. Mann was in charge and the bearers were his four oldest sons, Isaac, Willie, Gordon and Orange. Interment was made in the family lot in the cemetery in Belvidere Center beside his wife. The floral tributes, which were very large and beautiful, bore silent witness to the high esteem to which he was held. By his many friends and relatives.
Mr. Burt was born in Dickerson, N.Y., April 4, 1837, and was son of William and Dorothy Barnes Burt. He was one of a family of eleven children, five of which are living--three brothers, John, of Spkane, Wash., Charles and Isaac; and two sisters, Mrs. William Phillips, of Wallace, Mich., and Mrs. James Kidder, of Enosburg. Who was present at his death. The deceased had spent nearly all his life in Belvidere. He was twice married, his first wife being Eliza Donewy, .On Feb. 15, 1873 he was united in marriage to Miss Susan Taylor of Fletcher, whose death occ ured Sept.2., 1910. To this union were born ten children, of whom eight are living as follows--Mrs. Adah Holbrook, Mrs. Frank Fletcher, Isaac N., Willie H., Gordon K., Orange T, Watson M., and Miss Clara, who had lived with her father since her mother's death. He is also survived by ten grand-children, and one great grand-child.
He was a Civil War veteran, having enlisted as a volunteer in Co. E., 3rd. Vt. Regiment, on May 16, 1861, for three years, but was discharged at Fort Marcy, Va., Sept 16, 1861, because of disabilities. He was a member of the Aaron Keeler Post of Hyde Park.
Those present from out of town to attend the funeral were Mr.&.Mrs James Kidder, and C.H. Kidder of Enosburg; Mrs.Eunice Taylor Leazer, Leazer Taylor, Newman Taylor, and Orange Taylor of Fletcher; George W. Campbell, of Proctor, Mr. and Mrs. John Amadon, of North Hyde Park, and Henry Olin and Frank Leach of Waterville.
Submitted by Deanna French.