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West, Ezekiel

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 19, credited to Pittsfield, VT
Unit(s): 8th VT INF
Service: enl 2/8/65, m/i 2/8/65, Pvt, Co. B, 8th VT INF, m/o 5/23/65

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VITALS

Birth: 10/18/1844, Pomfret, VT
Death: 06/23/1926

Burial: Hillside-West Bridgewater Cemetery, Killington, VT
Marker/Plot: 12
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Joe Schenkman
Findagrave Memorial #: 70196523

MORE INFORMATION

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: None

DESCENDANTS

2nd Great Grandfather of Richard Williams, East Lyme, CT

Great Granduncle of Gerimy West, Elma, WA

Great Granduncle of Patricia West Boyle, Harwich, MA

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Hillside-West Bridgewater Cemetery, Killington, VT

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Obituary

Death of Ezekiel West

Sherburne - Ezekiel West died Wednesday morning at his home after a lingering illness. He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Eugene Hazelton of West Woodstock and Mrs. Frank Mazleton (sic - Hazelton) of his town, besides seven grandchildren, five great grandchildren, and one great, great grandchild, one sister, Mrs. Elsie Severance of East Sherburne, and two brothers, John West of Wales, Mass., and James West, who lived with him.

Mr. West was born in Pomfert (sic), October 19, 1844, but the greater part of his life was spent in this town.

The funeral was held Friday afternoon at 1 o'clock at the house. Burial was in South Sherburne cemetery.

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, 26 June 1926.

Sherburne - Harley Hazelton was here from Wallingford Sunday to see his grandfather, Ezekiel West, who is failing.

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, 1 June 1926.

Sherburne - John West of Wales, Mass., and daughter, Mrs. Rush Plumley of Munson, Mass., have returned home after spending several days with M. West's brother, Ezekiel West.

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, 12 June 1926.

Sherburne - John West of Wales, Mass., and son-in-law, Rush Plumley of Munson, Mass., were here to attend the funeral of the former's brother, Ezekiel West.

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, 28 June 1926.

Transcribed by Tom Ledoux

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