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Tracy, William H.


Age: 21, credited to Sheldon, VT
Unit(s): 5th VT INF
Service: enl 8/18/62, m/i 9/15/62, Pvt, Co. A, 5th VT INF, wdd, Wilderness, 5/5/64, wdd, Winchester, 9/19/64, dis/wds, 3/10/65

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Birth: 03/19/1842, Sheldon, VT
Death: 04/29/1908

Burial: Lamoille View Cemetery, Johnson, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Deanna French
Findagrave Memorial #: 14446254


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 4/20/1865
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: None


3rd Great Grandfather of Joshua S. Tyler, Temple, TX

2nd Great Grandfather of Andrew Tyler, Woodland Park, CO

2nd Great Grandfather of Carolyn Knight, Bristol, VT

2nd Great Grandfather of Marquita Kadavy, Weston, NE

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Lamoille View Cemetery, Johnson, VT

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Johnson, May 5. - William Tracy died April 27 after an illness of several weeks of stomach trouble. Mr. Tracy was born in Sheldon, March 19, 1842. On Oct. 12, 1861, he married Lucinda S. Brown of Enosburgh, who died in March, 1902. There were born to them two sons and five daughters, Hazen Tracy of Montgomery Center, W.E. Tracy of Johnson, Mrs. A.W. Gates of Barre, Mrs. Charles Cristy of Johnson, Mrs. D.B. Smalley of Johnson, Miss Jennie Tracy of Boston and Miss Mabel Tracy of Mendon, Mass., all of whom survive him. On Feb. 7, 1907, he married Mrs. Ella Warren, who survives him. The funeral was held at the Methodist afternoon. Rev. C.D. Pierce officiated. The Grand Army Post of which he was a member, Women's Relief Corps, and Sons of Veterans attended in a body. Mr. Tracy served in Co. A, 5th Vt. Regiment three years and seven months. He was a member of the Methodist church having united with the church in Enosburgh when seventeen years of age. The bearers were the two sons, Hazen and William Tracy and son-in-law, D. B. Smalley and A. W. Gates. H. L. Austin was in charge and the burial was in Lamoille View cemetery. Those in attendance from away were Jonathan Tracy of Sheldon, Chester and George Tracy of Sutton, Quebec, brothers of the deceased, John Tracy of Cambridge Junction, William Tracy of Waterville, Mr. and Mrs. John Gager of Enosburgh, Mrs. Emma McNall and Bryon Fletcher of Belvidere. The family moved to Johnson from Belvidere sixteen years ago.

Source: Burlington Daily News, May 5, 1908
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.