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Whittemore, Lewis

Age: 31, credited to Belvidere, VT
Unit(s): 3rd VT INF
Service: enl 10/3/61, m/i 10/8/61, Pvt, Co. E, 3rd VT INF, m/o 4/12/62

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Birth: 08/27/1830, Belvidere, VT
Death: 07/13/1905

Burial: Belvidere Center Cemetery, Belvidere, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer:

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Henrietta
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: See obituary

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Death of Lewis Whittemore

Lewis Whittemore, a well-known resident of this place died at West Derby last Thursday from gangrene in his left foot. He had been ill about four months. On May 17th he and his wife went to West Derby, intending to remain there some time, thinking the change would be benefidial to his health. THey stopped while tehre at the home of his wife's son-in-law, Edward Rixford, who did everything possible for him in his last illness. The remains were brought here on Friday and the funeral was held at his late home Sunday morning. Rev. O. M. Boutwell ws the officiating clergyman, with S. B. Waite as director. The remains were taken to Belvidere Centre and buried beside his first wife. The relatives and friends extend thanks to all for their assistance and words of comfort in their sad bereavement.

Lewis Whittemore was born in Eden Aug 27, 1829, where he lived a few years, moving to Belvidere, at which place he lived thirty years. In 1858 he married Harriet Spencer of Belvidere, who died in 1886. Sept. 2, 1894, he married Mrs. Henritta Ovitt, and then moved to Hardwick, where they lived six years, coming to this town in 1896. He had no children. Besides his wife he is survived by one brother, Schuyler Whittemore of Wolcott, three nephews, Early Whittemore of Wolcott Henry Whittemore of Waterville and Ira Whitteore of Belvidere. He also has two nieces living in the west.

Mr. Whittemore enlisted from Belvidere in Co. E, 3d Vt., Oct. 3d, 1861 at the age of 31 years. He was discharged for sidabilty April 12, 1862, consequently was not in any of the engagements in which the regiment participated. He was a pensioner under the dependent law at the rate of $12 per month.

News and Citizen (Morrisville), 19 July 1905.

Courtesy of Deanna French