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Moran, Newton Thomas


Age: 22, credited to Townshend, VT
Unit(s): 8th VT INF
Service: enl 12/7/63, m/i 12/23/63, Pvt, Co. D, 8th VT INF, m/o 6/28/65

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Birth: 1841, Jamaica, VT
Death: 06/28/1901

Burial: Prospect Hill Cemetery, Brattleboro, VT
Marker/Plot: 441
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 121600169


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
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


2nd Great Grandfather of Edward Sinclair Bruner, Bloomington, IL

2nd Great Grandfather of Richard Powers, Peoria, IL

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Prospect Hill Cemetery, Brattleboro, VT

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Heat Caused Apoplexy
Newton T. Moran Stricken Friday, Died in About 30 Minutes

Newton Thomas Moran of Esteyville died suddenly Friday afternoon of apoplexy induced by extreme heat of the day. He went to work in the hayfield of the Richardson farm in the morning, and at noon complained of not feeling well. He returned to work in the afternoon, and was stricken down about 5:30 o'clock. He did not regain consciousness, and died in about 30 minutes. His death was the third in the family in a little more than two years, being preceded by his wife and his sons wife.

The funeral was held at the house, 11 Chestnut street, at 2:30 o'clock Sunday, Rev. F. E. Marble of the Baptist church officiating. The burial was in Prospect Hill cemetery, and was under the ritual of Sedgwick Post, G. A. R., who were present in a body at the funeral. The bearers were, John Joy. H. H. Burnett, H. A. Reynolds, A. W. Ward, G. E. Selleck, and Roscoe Fisher.

Mr. Moran was born in Jamaica, and would have been 60 years old July 4. His early life was spent in Jamaica, Townshend and Wardsboro, his occupation being that of a farmer. He enlisted from Townshend in Co. D. 8th Vermont Volunteers Dec. 7, 1863. Was mustered into service Dec. 23, and mustered out June 26, 1865. He was in several engagements, but was never wounded or taken prisoner. He was ill in the hospital in Brattleboro for several months.

After being mustered out Mr. Moran returned to his occupation as a farmer in Wardsboro. He married for his first wife a Miss. Holden, of Colrain, Mass., who died eight days later. Thirty-seven years ago he married Miss. Rosa Leigsinger of Brattleboro, daughter of Casper Leisinger, Sr.

About 30 years ago the family moved to Brattleboro, and for 17 years Mr. Moran was employed by the Estey factories.

Since them he has devoted a large part of his time to gardening. He was always a respected , faithful, conscientious and industrious citizen, building and owning the house in which he lived in Esteyville.

He leaves three three sons, Casper and Frank of Brattleboro, and Jerome of Dublin, N. H. . He also leaves two brothers and five sisters;William Moran of Albion, Mich., Dennis Moran of Brattleboro, Mrs. Mary Eddy of Stratton, Mrs. Catherine Williams of Little Shasta, Calif., Mrs. Susan Lawrence of Townshend, Mrs. Hattie Jones of Saxtons River, and Mrs. Lottie Coates of Brattleboro.

Source: Vermont Phoenix, July 5, 1901
Courtesy of Deanna French

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