Exford, David Samuel Jr.
Age: 28, credited to Pownal, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF
Service: enl 1/2/64, m/i 1/7/64, Pvt, Co. E, 9th VT INF, tr to Co. B, 6/13/65, m/o 12/1/65
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Birth: 10/31/1835, Williamstown, MA
Burial: Oak Hill Cemetery, Pownal, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Boudreau
Findagrave Memorial #: 107777781
Alias?: None noted
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)
Webmaster's Note: If this soldier enlisted before 9/1/62, and was with the regiment on 9/13/62, he would have briefly been taken prisoner along with the entire regiment at Harper's Ferry. Read the blue section of the unit's Organization and Service for details.
2nd Great Grandfather of Dotty Sprague Cole, FL
2nd Great Grandfather of Shawn Exford Braun, Canton, MI
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Oak Hill Cemetery, Pownal, VT
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David S. Exford
David S. Exford
Believed to Have Been Oldest Man Here
EIGHTY EIGHT YEARS
Born in Williamstown and
Had Always Made Home
Here. Engaged in Farming For Many Years.
David S. Exford, believed to be the oldest man in Williamstown, died this morning at his home, 103 Water street, following an extended period of ill health.
Mr. Exford was born in Williams town 88 years ago and always made his home here. In his earlier days he was engaged in farming retiring a number of years ago from active work. During his lifetime in Williamstown, Mr. Exford had seen many changes and always maintained a lively interest in the affairs of the community. He had a wide acquaintance and was well liked by all who knew him.
He is survived by two sons, Henry J. Exford of Williamstown and Myran Exford of Buffalo, N. Y. and four daughters, Mrs. Norman Haley of Williamstown, Mrs. William Exford of Blackington, Mrs. Malon Moore of North Adams and Mrs. M. Sprague of Readsboro, Vt.
He was a member of the Methodist church. The funeral will be held Monday afternoon and burial will probably be in Pownal.
North Adams Transcript, October 9, 1920; contributed by Tom Boudreau