Age: 19, credited to Readsboro, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: enl 8/31/64, m/i 8/31/64, Pvt, Co. A, 2nd VT INF, pr CPL 5/15/65, m/o 6/19/65
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Birth: 08/15/1845, Readsboro, VT
Burial: Heartwellville Cemetery, Readsboro, VT
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Boudreau
Findagrave Memorial #: 31810842
Alias?: None noted
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Heartwellville Cemetery, Readsboro, VT
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Deerfield Valley Times
June 23, 1911
Henry Haskins of Heartwellville died Thursday, June 15, after months of illness. Death was due to renal stone and abscess.
He was born in Stamford August 15, 1846, and spent most of his life there and in Hartwellville. He enlisted in the Civil War and served until he was honorably discharged.
He leaves besides his widow, one son, Myron, of Readsboro, and a daughter, Mrs. Eugene Boullais, of Hartwellville, and a sister, Mrs. Mary Burdick of Readsboro.
He was a quiet man but made many friends and was respected and loved by all who knew him.
Those from out of town were Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Nickerson of North Adams, Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Purrington of Shelburne Falls, Mrs. Merrill Sherman of Fitchburg, Mass., Mr. and Mrs. Henry Wheeler, Mr. and Mrs. Lester Haskins and Daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Elijah Carpenter and Miss Edith Haskins of Wilmington, Mr. and Mrs. Myron Haskins and Mrs. Mary Burdick, Dr. Crowley, Shepard Faulkner and Mrs. Murray Hicks of Readsboro, Mr. and Mrs. Otis Reed of Whitingham, and Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Parker and Miss Effie Haskins of Jacksonville and L.E. Reed of Stamford.
The funeral was held from the home Saturday afternoon at half past one, with burial in the Hartwellville cemetery, Rev. Daniels of Hartwellville officiating. Many friends gave expression of love and esteem in which they held him by sending many beautiful flowers. Six of his old friends, George Fuller, Samuel Fuller, Ben Canedy, Thomas Canedy, Shepard Faulkner and L.E. Reed acted as pall bearers.
Contributed by Tom Boudreau.