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Eaton, George Warren

Age: 21, credited to Rochester, VT
Unit(s): 4th VT INF
Service: enl 8/28/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. E, 4th VT INF, m/o 9/30/64

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Birth: abt 1840, Rochester, VT
Death: 01/13/1916

Burial: Oakwood Cemetery, Geneseo, IL
Marker/Plot: U-20
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 80646722
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
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

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Geneseo, Jan. 14 --- George Warren Eaton died in his home on Southwood Avenue Thursday morning at 5 o'clock, after an illness of ten weeks. Mr. Eaton was born in Rochester, Vermont, December 1, 1840. On August 27, 1861 he enlisted in Company E. Fourth Vermont Infantry, and was discharged from the service September 4, 1864, at Brattleboro Vermont.

On Sept. 4, 1866 he united in marriage to Miss Ella Flint in Granville, Vt., and immediately went to Maline, where they resided nearly five years, going from there to Orion, which was their home for 22 years. In 1893 they removed to Geneseo, which has since then been their home

Mr. Eaton was a member of Stewart Lodge No. 92, A. F. and A. M. He had been a member of the Masons since 1866, and the G. A. R. since 1884, serving as commander of Edgar Post of Orion in 1886, and of E, J. Jenkins Post of Geneseo in1915.

Besides his widow, and a daughter, Mrs. William Lowes of Sedgwick, Col. He is survived by a sister, Mrs Mary Savage of Dixon, Ill., and two brothers. F. W. Eaton of Rochester, Vt., and Dr. D. B. Eaton of Chicago. Funeral was held this afternoon at 2:30 from the Congregational Church, service being in charge of the G. A. R. Post. Rev. W. W. Tuttle preached the sermon. Burial was in Oakwood cemetery.

Rock Island (IL) Argus, January 14, 1916

Courtesy of Deanna French.