Yeaton, Richard B.
Age: 28, credited to Sharon, VT
Unit(s): 15th MA INF
Service: Co. F, 15th MA INF (pension)
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Birth: 02/24/1834, Alfred, ME
Burial: Broad Brook Cemetery, Sharon, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Joie Finley Morris +
Findagrave Memorial #: 108519990
Alias?: None noted
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Broad Brook Cemetery, Sharon, VT
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Bethel Courier, December 2, 1920
Richard Yeaton died at hs home on Broad Brook on Monday, Nov. 22, aged 85 years. He was born Feb. 24, 1834, at Alfred, Me., and married Mary F. Howland on Aug. 13, 1856 at Lowell, Mass. He removed to Royalton from Brookfield, Mass., and was one of the firm of Howland & Yeaton, manufacturers of shoemakers' tools. He sold out his interest in the firm in 1886. Of the four children born to Mr. and Mrs. Yeaton, only one survives him. Mrs. Yeaton died several years ago. Mr. Yeaton was a Civil war veteran. He is survived by his only daughter, Miss Eva P. Yeaton, who, although suffering from frail health, had remained to comfort her father to the end. The funeral occurred at his late home on Broad Brook Wednesday afternoon, Rev. J.H. Mosley officiating. Members of Rising Sun lodge, No. 7, F. and A, M., of which Mr. Yeaton was a member, attended. A Masonic service, Dr. E.J. Fish, master of ceremonies, was performed. Bearers were V.K. Brackett, D.E. Dearing, John Anderson, and P.S. Belknap, and the interment was in Broad Brook cemetery.
Source: Rutland Daily Herald, May 15, 1913
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.