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Dunham, Norman Waitz

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 33, credited to Newport, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 11/9/63, m/i 12/1/63, Pvt, Co. D, 11th VT INF, tr to Co. C 6/24/65, m/o 8/25/65 Ctr

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VITALS

Birth: 1830, Brookfield, VT
Death: 11/09/1919

Burial: North Troy Cemetery, Troy, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Deanna French
Findagrave Memorial #: 112977607

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: None

Webmaster's Note: The 11th Vermont Infantry was also known as the 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery; the names were used interchangably for most of its career


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North Troy Cemetery, Troy, VT

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Obituary

N. W. Dunham:

Norman Waite Dunham, born in Bakersfield, Vermont, January 28, 183o, died in Newport Center, November 8, 1918, aged 89 years, 1 month. . Funeral services were held at the Methodist Episacopal Church, where he has been a member for over 40 years on Tuesday, conducted by his pastor, Rev. C. W. Kelley, and assisted by Rec. C. W. Morse.

In 1854 he was united in marriage to Sarah Ann Bickford who passed away from this life eighteen years ago. Then years later he married Polly Ann Schoolcraft, who died February Feb. 5, 1915. Since the death of his last wife, his daughter, Mrs Wzro Tracy, has been his housekeeper and companion, doing everything in her power to make him comfortable, and have him pass his old age in peace and comfort.

One daughter, Mrs. Helen Powers died 20 years ago. Four grandsons acted as pall bearers, William A. Tracy of Beecher Falls, Warren W. Tracy of Manchester, N. H., Jessie Powers of Newport City, and Selim Powers, of Waterbury

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Newport Center -- Silas Wilson, who has been spending some weeks in Richford with relatives, returned to town last Tuesday to attend to attend the funeral of N. W. Dunham, an old G. A. R. Comrade. Mr. Wilson is spending a few days with Frank Morse.

Source: Weekly Caledonian, Nov. 19, 1919
Courtesy of Deanna French

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