Sargent, Mark J.
Age: 24, credited to Tunbridge, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: enl 4/22/61, m/i 6/20/61, Pvt, Co. E, 2nd VT INF, m/o 6/29/64
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Birth: 03/09/1837, Chelsea, VT
Burial: South Royalton Cemetery, Royalton, VT
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Joie Finley Morris +
Findagrave Memorial #: 95293948
Alias?: None noted
Portrait?: Gibson Collection
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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South Royalton Cemetery, Royalton, VT
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ObituaryPROMINENT SOUTH ROYALTON MAN DIES MONDAY MARK J. SARGENT DIED FRIDAY AT THE AGE OF 78
SOUTH ROYALTON: The funeral of Mark J. Sargent, druggist for half a century at this place, was held at 2 o'clock at the Congregational Church under the auspices of Rising Sun Lodge, F. & A M Mr. Sargent died Friday morning, age 78. He was born in Tunbridge, March 9, 1837, He was a veteran of the Civil War, afterwards settling in South Royalton, and had resided there ever since.
He had membership in almost all the public and private organizations. He had been connected with the Masonic Fraternity since 1866, and was secretary of Rising Sun Lodge # 7, F. & A. M., for over 30 years. He was a member of Mt, Sinai Temple of the Mystic Shrine, and also the Order of the Eastern Star. He was past junior vice commander of Dept. of Vermont, G. A. R, and the Mark Sargent Camp, Sons of Veterans bears his name.
He was always prominently connected with everything that had to do with the welfare of the community, and more especially had he devoted time and money to perpetuate the beauty of the village park. He had served as local editor of the White River Herald for 30 years, and was also Justice of the Peace for 24 years. Sisters survive him A son William M., and several brothers and sisters survive him.
Barre Daily Times, August 30, 1915
Courtesy of Deanna French