Parker, George Andrew
Age: 18, credited to Sherburne, VT
Unit(s): 6th VT INF
Service: enl 9/25/61, m/i 10/15/61, Pvt, Co. C, 6th VT INF, reen 2/9/64, wdd, Lee's Mill, 4/16/62, 6/1/64, m/o 6/26/65
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Birth: 03/31/1843, Sherburne, VT
Burial: Village Cemetery, Hyde Park, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 4/11/1870; widow Elizabeth D., 10/6/1913, VT
Portrait?: Gibson Collection
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Village Cemetery, Hyde Park, VT
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George A. Parker
NEWS AND CITIZEN: September 17,1913
GEORGE A. PARKER
George A. Parker, a Civil War veteran, died at his home in Hyde Park Tuesday of last week, after years of suffering. He was born in Sherburne March 31, 1843. At the outbreak of the Civil War, at the age of 18, he enlisted in Co. C., 6th Vt. Vols., and served four years. With his regiment he took part in some of the most important battles and was wounded three times. As a result of injuries received, he had been in ill health for the past sixteen years and for the last five years was a constant sufferer.
Forty years ago he located in this town and married Miss Lizzie Nichols, by whom he had six children, three of whom are deceased. Besides his wife he is survived by one daughter, Mrs. A.M Solandt of Northfield, Mass., and two sons, Harry of Schenectady, N.Y., and Clarence of this place.
The funeral took place from his late home Friday afternoon, Rev. W.R. Hamlin officiating, who spoke very impressively of the deceased, his long sickness, and his war record. Thr burial was in the village cemetery, the bearers being his two sons, his son-in-law, A.M. Solandt, and his brother-in-law, Frank Nichols. There were several floral tributes.
Card of Thanks--- We wish at this time to thank the friends and neighbors who so kindly assisted us in the last sickness and burial of our husband and father-Mrs. G. A. Parker, Mrs. A.M. Solandt, Mr. H. M. Parker, Mr. C.D. Parker.
Submitted By: Deanna French.