Plumb, George E.
Age: 22, credited to Stamford, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: enl 8/30/64, m/i 8/30/64, Pvt, Co. A, 2nd VT INF, m/o 6/19/65
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Birth: 05/16/1841, Whitingham, VT
Burial: Sadawga Cemetery, Whitingham, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Boudreau
Findagrave Memorial #: 80682199
Alias?: None noted
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Great Grandfather of Philip M. Plumb, Braintree, VT
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Sadawga Cemetery, Whitingham, VT
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DEATH OF GEORGE E. PLUMB
WHITINGHAM--George E. Plumb, 65, died at his home at Sherman, August 10, after an illness of seven weeks. Mr. Plumb was born in Whitingham, and had spent the greater part of his life there. For 20 years previous to the building of the Hoosac Tunnel and Wilmington Railroad. he handled the freight between Hoosac Tunnel, and Readsboro, and Readsboro and North Adams, but the past few years had been engaged in the lumber business, farming, and buying and selling products.
Mr. Plum was a man with an exceptionally strong constitution, and was possessed with a faculty of seeing through or around any obstacle that arose in his path, so that he was seldom, if ever, discouraged how trying the circumstances.
At the time of his death he was a member of the board of selectmen, which position he had held for seven years, trustee of the Whitingham library association, at Readsboro, and treasurer of Deerfield Grange, at Readsboro. He was also a member of C. B. Lawton Post, G. A. R. of Wilmington, a past commander of H. O. Gillet Post, of Whitingham, the latter post been given up.
He is survived by three brothers and one sister; L. H. Plumb, of Sherman, L. F. Plumb of Whitingham, Adin J. Plumb, and Mrs. Eunice Wood. of Greenfield, and by his wife, Mrs. Celestia Plumb, and five children; Mrs. Gertrude Kingsley, of Wilmington, Mrs. E. A. Vincent, of. Westminster, Mass. , George W. Plumb, of Greenfield, and Miss Amanda and Harold E. W, who live at home.
Source: Vermont Phoenix, Aug. 24, 1906
Courtesy of Deanna French