Pike, Otis Howard
Age: 19, credited to Somerset, VTVITALS
Birth: 03/16/1841, Manchester, VTADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None notedDESCENDANTS
Pine Grove Cemetery, Lynn, MA
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OTIS HOWARD PIKE
Native of Somerset, Dies in East Lynn, Mass.
Otis Howard Pike, 75, a native of Somerset, and for a number of years a resident of Marlboro, a veteran of the Civil War, died at his home at 4 Union Street, East Lynn, Mass. with pneumonia and heart trouble which dated back only to April 29.
He was born in Somerset March 18, 1842, and spent the greater part of his life in that place, and Marlboro. It was from the latter place he enlisted in C. F, 4th Vermont Volunteers, for service with the Union Army at the outbreak of the Civil War. His enlistment papers dated August 1, 1861, and during his time of service saw fighting at Gettysburg, Chancellorsville, Antietam, and other famous fights. He was discharged at Hall's Mills, Virginia, July 13, 1865.
He was a carpenter by trade, and after the war went back to Somerset, where he lived for some time. From there he went to North Adams, and thence to Lynn in 1902. He was a boss carpenter in the erection of the Beverly plant of the United Shoe Machinery Company.
He leaves two brothers, John Pike of Birmingham, Ala, and Lucius Pike of Los Angeles, Cal.; three sisters, Mr. Myrtie Williams of East Lynn, Mrs Ada Marquay of Lynn. and Miss Lottie Llewellyn of Saugus, Mass., and three grandchildren, Glen K. Marquay, and Alice Williams of Lynn, and Miss. Irene Johnson of Boston.
Funeral services will be held at the residence of his daughter, Mrs, Williams, tomorrow at 2 o'clock, Rev. Obed J. White, pastor of the Washington Street Baptist Church officieting. Post 5, G. A. R., of Lynn will attend, and perform their burial ritual. The burial will take place in Pine Grove Cemetery, Lynn.
Brattleboro Reformer, May 5, 1917
Courtesy of Deanna French.