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Hunt, Orange Smith

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 20, credited to Barton, VT
Unit(s): 4th VT INF
Service: enl 8/12/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. B, 4th VT INF, m/o 9/30/64

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VITALS

Birth: 02/01/1840, Barton, VT
Death: 10/26/1910

Burial: Welcome O. Brown Cemetery, Barton, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Dan Taylor
Findagrave Memorial #: 95594910

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/30/1880; widow Mary E., 11/11/1910, VT
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: None

DESCENDANTS

Great Grandfather of Preston Smith, Wheelock, VT

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Tombstone

Welcome O. Brown Cemetery, Barton, VT

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Obituary

Orange Smith Hunt died at his home on the Willoughby road, Oct. 26 of chronic Bright's disease. Mr. Hunt was 70 years old and had always lived in this town, excepting a few years when he resided in Charleston. He was born in Northfield, Feb. 1, 1840. A soldier in the Civil war, he enlisted in Company B, 4th Vermont, where he faithfully served. He was a member of the G.A.R. Mr. Hunt was married in June 1865, to Mary E., daughter of the late Samuel R. And Mary (Drake) Duke. Mrs. Hunt and their five children survive him. Mr. Hunt was a kind neighbor, willing to help those in need. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. The family have the sympathy of the community. After prayer at the house funeral services were held at the Congregational church Friday, Oct. 28, Rev. W. A. Warner officiating. The burial was in the village cemetery.

Source: Orleans County Monitor, November 9, 1910
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.