Rice, Henry C.
Age: 21, credited to Middlebury, VT
Unit(s): 14th VT INF
Service: enl 8/30/62, m/i 10/21/62, Pvt, Co. E, 14th VT INF, m/o 7/30/63
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Birth: 1841, Unknown
Burial: Cherry Hill Cemetery, Bethel, VT
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Joie Finley Morris +
Findagrave Memorial #: 95760461
Alias?: None noted
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Cherry Hill Cemetery, Bethel, VT
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BETHEL - DEATH OF HENRY C. RICE, A VETERAN OF THE 14TH VERMONT
Henry C. Rice died at his home Monday at 8:30 p. m. . He was born in Granville Jan. 3, 1842, the son of Jonas Rice and Louisa Partridge Rice, and learned the tanner's trade of his grandfather, Asa Partridge in Middlebury.
Mr. Rice enlisted August 30, 1863 in Co. E., 14th Vermont Volunteers, at Middlebury, and was in the battle of Gettysburg. He married Jeannette Olmsted in Rochester September 8, 1864, and on the 45th anniversary of his marriage he took his bed in his last illness.
After marriage he lived in Middlebury until 1871, when he moved to Bethel, where he has since lived. He leaves a wife and three children; Ida M. wife of Fred L. Davis of Bethel, Lena O. wife. John Foley of Bethel, And Henry Earl of Stoneham, Mass. . His eldest daughter Ada , married Frank Olmstead, and died in Bethel Aug. 8, 1901.
Mr. Rice was a member of Daniel Lillie Post. No. 61, Grand Army of the Republic. The funeral was held at 1 p. m. this afternoon in the Universalist Church, with interment in Cherry Hill Cemetery, Bethel.
Source: Barre Daily Times, September, 15, 1909
Courtesy of Deanna French