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Heath, John F.
Age: 30, credited to Brookfield, VT
Unit(s): 15th VT INF
Service: enl 9/11/62, m/i 10/22/62, Pvt, Co. C, 15th VT INF, m/o 8/5/63
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Birth: 05/02/1832, Braintree, VT
Burial: New Cemetery, Brookfield, VT
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 80526842
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 3/23/1888, VT
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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New Cemetery, Brookfield, VT
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WAS NATIVE OF BROOKFIELD
John F. Heath, Civil War Veteran, Died at Northfield, Aged 92.
Northfield, April 2. - The funeral of John F Heath, whose death occurred Saturday, was held Monday afternoon at the home of Charles L. Pervier, Rev. C. C. Cregan, pastor of the Congregational church, officiating. The remains were placed in the receiving vault at Elmwood cemetery and will be taken to Brookfield later for burial beside his wife. The Sons of Veterans acted as bearers, and the Ladies' Auxiliary of the Sons of Veterans attended the service in a body. There were also several Civil war veteran present.
Mr. Heath was born in Brookfield 92 years ago. He served in the Civil war, being a member of the 15th Vt. Infantry. For over 60 years he lived in Brookfield. From there he moved to West Berlin to make his home with his daughter, Mrs. Arthur Mitchell. Mr. Heath came to Northfield about five weeks ago to visit at the home of Mr. Pervier, and was taken ill while here and was only ill about a week, the cause of death being apoplexy.
Mr. Heath's only daughter, Mrs. Mitchell, formerly of Berlin, came to care for her father and was taken ill the next day, and is now quite seriously ill will pneumonia at the home of Mrs. L. B. Poor, who is caring for her.
Source: Barre Daily Times, April 2, 1924.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.