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Orton, Edward Fuller


Age: 20, credited to Fairfax, VT
Unit(s): 3rd VT INF
Service: Substitute - enl 7/28/64, m/i 7/28/64, PVT, Co. A, 3rd VT INF, wdd, Cedar Creek, 10/19/64, m/o 6/8/65.

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Birth: 04/18/1847, Fairfax, VT
Death: 10/09/1910

Burial: Fairfax Plains Cemetery, Fairfax, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: yes, 12/6/1865; widow Clara E., 11/4/1910, 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: On his enlistment contract he said he was born in Canada East. All Vermont vital records list Fairfax, VT as his birth.


Great Grandfather of Mary Jane Wallace Wirsing, South Hero, VT

Great Grandfather of Foster Orton Jr., Essex Junction, VT

Great Grandfather of Marguerite Orton Hanselman, Eagle River, WI

2nd Great Grandfather of Beth Reines Gunter, St. Louis, MO

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Fairfax Plains Cemetery, Fairfax, VT

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Edward F. Orton died at his home Sunday afternoon after a short illness. Mr. Orton was a member of the G. A. R. Post. He is survived by his wife; two sons, Dr. G. Lee Orton, of New Jersey, and Cleon D. Orton, of this place; and by one daughter, Miss Adelle Orton of Burlington. The funeral was held Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock.

Source: St. Albans Weekly Messenger, October 13, 1910
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.