Fisher, Alden J.
Age: 21, credited to Bradford, VT
Unit(s): 17th VT INF
Service: enl 3/31/64, m/i 4/12/64, Pvt, Co. H, 17th VT INF, m/o 7/14/65
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Birth: 04/22/1846, Ripton, VT
Burial: Cushman Cemetery, Ripton, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Alan Lathrop
Findagrave Memorial #: 40098081
Alias?: None noted
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Cushman Cemetery, Ripton, VT
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RIPTON -- The friends of Alden J. Fisher were saddened to hear of his death which occurred at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Donald Stone from East Granville, from the effects of a shock which he suffered on the 19th, inst. Mr. Fisher was was 72 years old. He was born here, and lived here, except for the last few years of life, which had been spent at the Soldiers Home. During the Rebellion he was a member of Co. H., 17th Vermont Volunteers, and a member of I.I. Hale Post, No. 66, G.A.R.
He is survived by a son, Alden J. Fisher, of New Haven, and a daughter, Mrs. Donald Stone, of East Granville, and several grandchildren.
The body was brought here, and the funeral was largely attended, at the Methodist church, on Wednesday the 12th, the Rev. Gordon Moody pastor of the Methodist church, Middlebury officiating. The burial was at the Cushman cemetery. The bearers were. Ira Dowe, W. C. Gee, C. B. Boynton, and H. E. Day. There were a profusion of flowers.
Source: Middlebury Register, Feb. 28, 1919
Courtesy of Deanna French
FUNERAL OF ALDEN J. FISHER
The body of Alden J. Fisher, who died in Granville, Feb. 10. arrived here on the noon train Tuesday, and was taken to the undertaking parlor of Arthur J. Blackmen, and Wednesday was taken to Ripton, where the funeral was held at the Methodist Church at 1 o'clock, George M. Moody, pastor of the Methodist Church officiated. The bearers were Henry Day, William Gee, Ira Dow, and Clinton Boynton. Burial was in the Cushman Cemetery.
Source: Middlebury Register, Feb. 14, 1919
Courtesy of Deanna French.