Elliott, William H.
Age: 20, credited to Brattleboro, VT
Unit(s): 16th VT INF
Service: enl 8/28/62, m/i 10/23/62, Pvt, Co. B, 16th VT INF, m/o 8/10/63
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Birth: abt 1842, Brattleboro, VT
Burial: Togus National Cemetery, Togus, ME
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
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Alias?: None noted
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: ME
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William H. Elliot
William H. Elliot, 69, died of pneumonia last Saturday at the National Soldiers' Home in Togus, Me. He was born in Brattleboro, Nov. 13, 1841, and spent his early life here. Mr. Elliot was a veteran of the civil war, having enlisted in Company B, 16th regiment of Vermont volunteers. After the war he was employed in the railroad service and during some some accident he sustained injuries which rendered him unable to work and for several years he had lived at home where he died. He was a member of the G. A. R. He made annual visits to relatives in Brattleboro and was often present at the reunion of his company. He was one of the number at the last meeting which was held in Brattleboro last September. Mr. Elliot's death removes the last surviving son of Samuel Elliot, who was a prominent lawyer in Brattleboro many years ago. Samuel Elliot built and occupied the first house on Elliot street and for him the street was named. The house which he built is the brick structure which stands next the Grande block and at present is used for a lodging house. Mr. elliot's funeral was held Wednesday and burial was in Togus. His wife died many years ago. His parents died when he was a young boy and he lived with Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Smith. He is survived by a son, Albert, and a daughter, Helen, also two sisters, Mrs. Solomon Douglass, of New Haven, Conn. , and Mrs. Helen Essex of Providence, R. I. , Mrs. L. H. Stellman and Mrs. R. P. Wheeler of West Brattleboro and Mrs. F. C. Brown of this town are nieces of Mr. Elliot.
Source: Brattleboro Reformer, Dec 16, 1910
Courtesy ofTom Boudreau.