Whittemore, Schuyler Chamberlin
Age: 34, credited to Waterville, VT
Unit(s): 3rd VT INF
Service: enl 10/3/61, m/i 10/8/61, Pvt, Co. E, 3rd VT INF, m/o 10/8/64
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Birth: 08/07/1827, Belvidere, VT
Burial: Fairmount Cemetery, Wolcott, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Deanna French
Findagrave Memorial #: 19091420
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 11/16/1887, VT; widow Alfretta I., 2/20/1917, VT
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Fairmount Cemetery, Wolcott, VT
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S. C. Whittemore
Death of S. C. Whittemore
S. C. Whittemore was taken suddenly ill at his home on High Street Monday at 5 p.m., and died at about 8 O'clock that evening, the cause of death being acute dilation of the heart. Funeral services will be held from his late home Thursday at 1:30 pm, Rev W. T. Best officiating. The remains will be placed in the vault.
Schuyler Chamberlain Whittemore was one of a family of 13 children of Amos and Jane Reatabush Whittemore. He was born in Holland life in his native town (AS WRITTEN), also in Waterbury and Belvidere. On March 25, 1849 he was united in marriage to Miss Keziah Carpenter, and to this union were born eight children, four of whom died in infancy, and a daughter, Betsey R., in later years. The three surviving children of this union are: Miss Nellie A. Darling of Mooer's Forks, NY, Henry E. Of Jericho, and Amos E. of this town. Mrs. Whittemore died July 11, 1896, and July 4, 1897, he married Miss Alfretta S. Currier, of Canada, who survives him, with two daughters Gertie S. and Annette M. Whittemore, of this village.. He leaves one sister, Mrs.Annette Meadows of Sydney, Mon. who spent the summer with her brother here, also six grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren.
Mr. Whittemore was a veteran of the Civil War, enlisting in Co. E, 3rd Vt. Regt., on Oct.3, 1861, and receiving his discharge on Oct. 8, 1864. After the war he followed the occupation of farming in Wolcott for many years, moving to Morrisville three years ago last November.
The deceased was a man of fine qualities and was held in high esteem by all who knew him. He was a member of the Methodist Church at Wolcott and also belonged to the Geo. P. Foster Post, GAR of that place. The sympathy of the community is extended the family in their sudden bereavement.
Source: Morrisville Messenger, February 7, 1917
Submitted by Deanna French.