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Witham, Aaron

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Calais, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF
Service: enl 5/28/62, m/i 7/9/62, Pvt, Co. I, 9th VT INF, m/o 6/13/65

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VITALS

Birth: 12/07/1846, Glover, VT
Death: 05/15/1932

Burial: Durant Cemetery, Cabot, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Monica White
Findagrave Memorial #: 126146722

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: yes, 6/15/1880
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

Webmaster's Note: If this soldier enlisted before 9/1/62, and was with the regiment on 9/13/62, he would have briefly been taken prisoner along with the entire regiment at Harper's Ferry. Read the unit's Organization and Service for details.


DESCENDANTS

Great Grandfather of Ronald D. Sweetland, Crossville, TN

2nd Great Grandfather of Marriah Greenhalgh, Goshen, NH

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Durant Cemetery, Cabot, VT

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Obituary

MR. WITHAM DIED IN CABOT

Aaron Witham died at 8 o'clock Sunday night at his home in Cabot after an illness since the first of the year. The funeral is to be held at 2 o'clock Wednesday afternoon at the Methodist church in Cabot. He made his home with his daughter, Mrs. Herbert Shute.

Aaron Witham was born on December 7. 1846. He was a Civil war veteran. His wife passed away 17 years ago. He is survived by several grandchildren and great grandchildren and by 10 children, Rev. N. D. Witham of Epsom, N.H., Mrs. Jerry Doying of Morrisville, Mrs. Clarence Martin of Cabot, Mrs. Rosa Doying of Cabot, Mrs. Edith Davidson of Springfield, Wilbur Witham of East Barre, Ralph Witham of Washington, George Witham of Hill, N. H., Mrs. Ernest Witham of Lower Cabot and Mrs. Herbert Shute of Lower Cabot.

Source: Montpelier Evening Argus, May 17, 1932.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.