George, Henry M.
Age: 18, credited to Isle La Motte, VT
Unit(s): 17th VT INF
Service: enl 11/9/63, m/i 1/5/64, Pvt, Co. A, 17th VT INF, wdd, Petersburg, 6/21/64, m/o 7/14/65
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Birth: 1848, Isle La Motte, VT
Burial: Hartford Point Cemetery, Hartford, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Ginny Gage/Mary Davis
Findagrave Memorial #: 130383949
Alias?: None noted
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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DEATH OF HENRY M. GEORGE
Henry M. George, who had been boarding at George C. Osgood's on Weston Street since last September, passed away at 9 o'clock Saturday morning in his 61st year of his age. He was a blacksmith by trade, and had been engaged in business in Lewiston, Me. Afterwards he lived fifteen years in Boston, and had conducted a shop in this village at the stand now occupied by L. C. Drew.
The development of consumption, that caused his death, forced him to give up active pursuits hushand his waining as carefully as possible. Last winter he spent in the woods of Maine, but the disease continued to gain fatally, and he had been steadily declining since September, though only confined to his room during the last week of his life.
He was a veteran of the Civil War, in which he served three years from his enlistment in St. Albans. Mr. George left a twin sister, Mrs, James Fisk of East Hardwick, and three half brothers. E. A George of Richmond, Luman of Northfield, and Henry George, a railroad man whose present whereabouts is unknown.
Mrs. Fisk, who is in feeble health was unable to come to the funeral on Monday, but her husband and and Mrs. E. A. George were present. The funeral was held in the Baptist Church at 10”o'clock in the morning, W. S. Bradshaw being the officiating clergyman, and the Masonic fraternity took charge of the burial service, which preceded the removal of the body from the church to the tomb.
Source: West Randolph Herald and News, Feb. 27, 1908
Courtesy of Deanna French