Holt, Lovell S.
Age: 31, credited to Readsboro, VTVITALS
Birth: 04/08/1830, Ashburnham, MAADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None notedDESCENDANTS
Prospect Hill Cemetery, Brattleboro, VT
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Deerfield Valley Times, August 5, 1904
Lovell Holt died at the Soldiers' Home in Bennington Monday at 10 o'clock. He was taken to Brattleboro for burial. Mr. Holt was at one time a resident of this town.
Vermont Phoenix, August 5, 1904
Lovell S. Holt, 74, formerly of Brattleboro, died Sunday at the Soldiers’ home in Bennington of a chronic ailment with which he Had been afflicted for some time. The body was brought to Brattleboro Monday, and on Tuesday the funeral was held at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Albert Bixby of Pine street, at 3 o’clock, Rev. H. R. Miles of the Congregational church officiating. The burial was in Prospect Hill cemetery.
Mr. Holt was born in Troy, N.H., May 20, 1830. When a young man he went to Readsboro and while there enlisted in Company H, 8th Vermont Volunteers. Following is the outline of his service record. Enlisted Jan. 16, 1862; mustered Feb. 18, 1862; musician Jan. 1, 1863; reenlisted March 5, 1864; mustered out June 28, 1865. On returning from the war he went to Searsburg where he was employed for several years as a wood turner in a bed-stead factory. From Searsburg he went to Guilford where he was employed by Smith & Hunt. He came to Brattleboro when the business was moved here. He was with the firm more than 20 years.
After spending a year with his sons in Barre he went to the soldiers’ home about two years ago. His wife, who was Pauline Crosier of Searsburg, died about 15 years ago. Mr. Holt is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Lettie R. Bixby, of Brattleboro, and three sons, Hosea A. and Arthur M. Holt of Barre, and Dr. Clifford Parker Holt of Cambridge, Mass.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau