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Goddard, Charles Austin
MILITARY SERVICE
Age: 21, credited to Norwich, VT
Unit(s): 6th VT INF
Service: enl 9/18/61, m/i 10/15/61, Pvt, Co. B, 6th VT INF, wdd, Wilderness, 5/5/64, m/o 10/28/64

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VITALS
Birth: 05/25/1841, Norwich, VT
Death: 06/27/1903

Burial: Old Wheelersburg Cemetery, Wheelersburg, OH
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 30684183
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(State digraphs will show that this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldier's home)

Remarks: None
DESCENDANTS

2nd Great Grandfather of Miki Fluker Causey, Macon, GA

Great Grandfather of Margaret S. Allen, Chico, CA

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BURIAL:
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Old Wheelersburg Cemetery, Wheelersburg, OH
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Biography

Henry Goddard, a shoemaker, and his wife, Laura Ester Egerton, had a family of three sons and five daughters. They lived in the small village of Norwich, Vermont. Charles Austin Goddard, the oldest son, was born in Windsor County, VT, May 25, 1841. In January, 1866, he went to Ohio and purchased a farm in Union Township, Lawrence County. In March, 1872, he moved to Scioto County and bought the Junior Furnace farm, containing 407 acres. It was one of the finest farms in the county, with a large brick residence and two fine barns. He was married in 1871 to Eureka Kimball, daughter of Augustine H. Kimball. They had four children: Charles A. Goddard II, Henry, Arthur and Minnie.

Courtesy of Miki Fluker Causey

Obituary

Miss Ellen Goddard of Norwich has received news of the death of her brother, Charles Austin Goddard of Junior Furnace, Ohio. He was born in Norwich in 1841. His grandfather, Samuel Goddard, was pastor of the Congregational Church in that place for 30 years.

Mr, Goddard served his country in Company B, 6th Regiment, Vermont Infantry;
The Barre Daily Times, July 27, 1903

Courtesy of Deanna French