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Rood, Franklin


Age: 24, credited to Pownal, VT
Unit(s): 4th VT INF
Service: enl 3/8/62, m/i 4/12/62, Pvt, Co. E, 4th VT INF, reen 3/28/64, wdd, Winchester, 9/19/64, m/o 7/13/65

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Birth: 1838, Pownal, VT
Death: 05/31/1905

Burial: Oak Hill Cemetery, Pownal, VT
Marker/Plot: No_Marker; family plot
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 51368097


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: Believed to be buried in the family plot, but no documentation at this time.


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Oak Hill Cemetery, Pownal, VT

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Franklin Rood

North Adams Transcript
1 June 1905

Franklin Rudd of Pownal, Vt.

Franklin Rudd, aged 68 years, died at his home in Pownal last night at 10 o'clock after a short illness. Mr. Rudd was born and always in that town. He was in the Civil war and did good service for this country. He was twice married, his first wife dying about 16 years ago. His second wife was Miss Alice Sampson of Pownal. She with for children by his first wife survive him. The children are: Mrs. Ella Post of Blackington, Daniel of Williamstown, Dexter and Steven of Pownal. He was a member of Hopkins post of Williamstown and the post will have charge of the funeral. The arrangements for the fueral have not yet been made.

(Co. E, 4th VT) Rood on site

North Adams Transcript
2 June 1905

The funeral of Franklin Rood will be held on Sunday at 2:30 p.m. at the church, Rev. J.C. Mitchell officiating. The G.A.R. will have the burial in charge as Mr. Rood was a member of that post.

Contributed by Tom Boudreau.

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