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Stafford, Emerson

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 19, credited to Readsboro, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: enl 8/29/64, m/i 8/29/64, Pvt, Co. A, 2nd VT INF, m/o 6/19/65

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VITALS

Birth: 08/13/1845, Readsboro, VT
Death: 05/06/1921

Burial: Village Cemetery, Readsboro, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Boudreau
Findagrave Memorial #: 46208219

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
Portrait?: Gibson Collection
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: None

DESCENDANTS

Great Grandfather of Ernest E. Phelps, Goldsboro, NC

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Village Cemetery, Readsboro, VT

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(Gibson Collection)

Obituary

Emerson Stafford passed away Friday, May 6, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Myron Vose. Mr. Stafford had been in poor health for 2 years past. He was born in Readsboro, Aug. 17, 1845. Besides his daughter, Mrs. Vose, he leaves one son, Ira, of Springfield, Mass., and an adopted son, Foster Stafford of California; one sister, Mrs. Laura Carpenter of Vermont; one-half sister, Mrs. Joseph Goddard of Heartwellville; one-half brother, Norman Stafford of Russell, N.Y.; and several grandchildren. The funeral was held Monday at 1 o'clock at the Baptist church.

Source: Bennington Evening Banner, May 12, 1921
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau

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