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Goodspeed, Nelson


Age: 23, credited to Montgomery, VT
Unit(s): 13th VT INF
Service: comn 2LT, Co. G, 13th VT INF, 9/11/62 (10/4/62), disch 6/2/63, to date from 10/10/62, SOWD

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Birth: 09/21/1839, Montgomery, VT
Death: 08/31/1920

Burial: Greenwood Cemetery, St. Albans, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 144990083


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
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: 13th Vt. History off-site


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Greenwood Cemetery, St. Albans, VT

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ST. ALBANS --- Nelson Goodspeed, aged nearly 81 years, for over 35 years a well known resident of St. Albans, died last night at midnight, at his home on North Main Street, after a ten day . Funeral services will be held at the St. Luke's Church Friday morning at 11 o'clock daylight savings time, the Rev. Richard Armstrong officiating The burial will take place in Greenwood Cemetery. Friends are asked to omit flowers.

Mr. Goodspeed was born in Montgomery Sept. 31, 1839, and was educated at the common schools and Fairfax Institute. He enlisted in 1862 as a second lieutenant in Co. G. 18th Regiment Vermont Volunteers. He served as an official in practically all the town offices in Montgomery. Mr. Goodspeed located in St. Albans in 1884, living many years on his farm in the northern section of the town, moving to the city several years ago.

His interest were largely identified with farming, but he had been associated also with the Franklin County Savings Bank and Trust Company since it organization. He was a member of the first board of directors, and since 1914 had been vice president of the institution.

He is survived by one daughter, Mrs. A, H. Head of this city, and by three grandchildren, Anna and Estella Goodspeed pf Watertown, Mass., and Landon Head of this city, also, a brother, Monroe Goodspeed of Brooklyn, Mass, and a nephew, C. M. Goodspeed of Brookline. Mass.

Source: Burlington Weekly Free Press, September 2, 1920

Courtesy of Deanna French.

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