Rodgers, Daniel W.
Age: 22, credited to Hartland, VT
Unit(s): 12th VT INF
Service: enl 8/19/62, m/i 10/4/62, Pvt, Co. B, 12th VT INF, m/o 7/14/63
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Birth: 1840, Hartland, VT
Burial: Pleasant View Cemetery, Morrisville, VT
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish
Findagrave Memorial #: 114806901
Alias?: None noted
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Pleasant View Cemetery, Morrisville, VT
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Source: Morrisville Messenger: Feb. 4, 1931
Daniel Rodgers of Morrisville, Civil War Veteran Dies February 1
Daniel W. Rodgers, a veteran of the Civil War, died at his house on Brooklyn Street, Morrisville, Sunday morning at 11:30, after a long period of ill health.
The funeral services will be held from his late home Thursday afternoon at 2: 30 o'clock. The Rev. Charles Easternhouse, pastor of the Universalist Church will officiate.The body will be placed in the tomb to await burial in Pleasant View Cemetery in the spring.
The deceased was born in Hartland, Vermont in 1840, the son of Frederick W. and Lorena Hadley Rodgers.On March 8, 1864 he was united in marriage to Miss Emma A. Crosley of Hartland, who died May 29, 1926. Two children were born to them, Fred E. Rodgers, who was an electrician, died at Shelburne Falls, Mass, March 7, 1915, and Mrs, Rogers Heath, who has resided with her parents in their declining years.He is also survived by three grandchildren, Charles E. Rogers, and Dorothy and Florence Rodgers of Shelburne Falls, Mass.
Mr. Rodgers was the oldest member of James M. Warner Post, G.A.R., of which organization there are but three survivors. They are Frank A. Morse, 86 years of age, Erasmus C. Butterfield, 85 years of age, and George A. Bridge, 83 years of age. Fifteen years ago this organization had a local membership of 37''
Mr. Rodgers enlisted in Co. B., 12th Vt Volunteers on August 19, 1862, and was honorably discharged on July 14, 1863, suffering from an ilness resulting from his war service.
Following his residence in Hartland, the deceased lived in Granville and Waitsfield, coming to Morrisville on April 1, 1884, where he had since resided. For many years Mr. Rodgers was a well known and popular business man in Morrisville. He was first engaged in the meat business and later in the wholesale stock and egg business.
He was a genial man and made friends easily, and enjoyed a wide acquaintance during his years of business activities in this vicinity and in other sections of of Lamoille and Franklin Counties.
In his death Morristown loses an honorable citizen, and James M. Warner Post a comrade who has always been ready to do his share for the good of the order. To the daughter the sympathy of a large circle of friends goes out in latge measure.
Courtesy of Deanna French