Vermont Flag Site Logo

Individual Record
Demeritt, Marcus
MILITARY SERVICE
Age: 29, credited to Eden, VT
Unit(s): 13th VT INF
Service: enl 9/8/62, m/i 10/10/62, Pvt, Co. H, 13th VT INF, m/o 7/21/63

See Legend for expansion of abbreviations

VITALS
Birth: 03/16/1833, Stowe, VT
Death: 10/16/1913

Burial: Branch Cemetery, Craftsbury, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
Portrait?: 13th VT INF, off-site
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(State digraphs will show that this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldier's home)

Remarks: 13th Vt. History off-site
DESCENDANTS

3rd Great Grandfather of Theodore Cochran, -

3rd Great Grandfather of Elwin Sherrer, Burlington, VT

(Are you a descendant, but not listed? Register today)

BURIAL:
Copyright notice
Tombstone

Branch Cemetery, Craftsbury, VT

Check the cemetery for location/directions
and other veterans who may be buried there.



Marcus Demeritt

DEATH OF MARCUS DEMERITT

The funeral of Marcus Demeritt, who died at 12:15 o'clock last Thursday from brights disease, was held at 10 0'clock Friday morning, from the home of his daughter, Mrs. Willis Reed, on the Wolcott Road, where he had resided for several years, Rev. Geo. W. Tabor officiating. The bearers were four sons-in-laws, Willis Reed, and A. W. Whittemore of this town, Norman Loomis and Charles Cochran of Craftsbury. Interment was made in Craftsbury.

Marcus Demerritt, one of 13 children of Amos and Polly Dake Demerritt, was born in Stowe March 16, 1833. He was married Oct. 25, 1852, to Rowena Leach, of Eden, who died 12 years ago. To this union were born seven children, one son, Horace, and a daughter, Ida Mae, dying many years ago.

The deceased was a member of the local GAR, a member of Co. H., 13th Vt., and a member of the Seventh Day Advent Church. He was a honest upright Christian man, and a friend to all who knew him.

He is survived by five children, Mrs. Fannie Reed and Mrs. Gertrude Whittemore of this town, Mrs. Lillia Cochran, Mrs. Edna Loomis, and Maurice Demeritt of Craftsbury, one brother, W. L. Demerritt of this place, two sisters, Mrs. Betsey Wylie of Grand Falls, Minn., Mrs. Fannie P. Brown, of Eden, and by several grandchildren.

Among those from out of town to attend the funeral were, Mr. & Mrs. Maurice Demeritt, Mr. & Mrs. Charles Cochran and sons, Harold and Orlo, and Mr. & Mrs. Norman Loomis of Craftsbury, and a grandson Harry Demeritt of Berlin.

Source: News and Citizen, 20 October 1913

Submitted by Deanna French.

13th Vermont Regimental History