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Ford, Henry

Age: 23, credited to Braintree, VT
Unit(s): 12th VT INF, 1st USSS
Service: enl 9/11/61, m/i 9/13/61, Pvt, Co. F, 1st USSS, dis/dsb 3/8/62; enl 8/23/62, m/i 10/4/62, CPL, Co. F, 12th VT INF, m/o 7/14/63

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Birth: abt 1838, Brookfield, VT
Death: 12/07/1913

Burial: West Brookfield Cemetery, Brookfield, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer:

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, date and location
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: Died in Boston, MA; buried in Randolph, VT per Death Certificate. Obituary states buried at West Brookfield Cemetery.

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Copyright notice
West Brookfield Cemetery, Brookfield, VT
Check the cemetery for location/directions
and other veterans who may be buried there.


RANDOLPH---The remains of Henry Ford, a former resident in town, were brought here on Tuesday from Boston, and taken to West Brookfield for interment. It was understood that Mrs. Ford was not able to accompany the body here.

Barre Daily Times, Dec. 10, 1913
Courtesy of Deanna French.

The body of Henry Ford was brought here Tuesday from Dorchester, Mass., by his stepson, Dr. William S. Wilson, and taken to the West Brookfield cemetery for burial. As a boy Mr. Ford lived at John Spear's in Braintree and later in the family of Elder Baldwin, with whose two sons, the late F. Wayland and Henry Baldwin, he enlisted for the Civil war in Company F, 12th Vermont regiment. In that same company also was the late Hiram A. Huse of Montpelier. After the war Mr. Ford made his home in this section for a few years and in that time was a member of the old Cornet band. In 1869 he went to Boston and had ever since resided in the vicinity of that city. He had long been afflicted with shaking palsy. For the last five or six years it had made him practically helpless. He left a wife, to whom he was married about 10 years ago, and a sister, Mrs. Chloe Smith of Boston. He was an uncle of Mrs. J. H. Lamson and a schoolmate and life-long friend of Lyman Hutchinson. Mr. Ford had reached the age of 66 years.

The Bethel Courier, December 11, 1913

Courtesy of Heidi McColgan