Age: 0, credited to Athens, VT
Unit(s): 15th MA INF
Service: enl, Derby, Vt, 7/12/61, m/i, Pvt, Co. D, 15th MA INF, 7/12/61, dis/dsb, 5/11/63, Baltimore, MD
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Birth: 1839, Athens, VT
Burial: Newton Cemetery, Newton, MA
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 95052868
Alias?: None noted
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: The body of Ormando H. Fuller was removed from Newton Cemetery in West Newton, MA on April 30, 1907 by John Bryant & Sons undertakers and cremated at Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, MA the same day. The cremation record initially noted that the ashes were to be scattered, but that was crossed out, and the word 'Widow' was written below. Additional records indicate that his remains were taken from the Cemetery to an unspecified location, possibly by his widow. Newton Cemetery confirms that he was originally buried there, but subsequently removed. Mount Auburn confirms his cremation, and provided the information about his cremains.
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Newton Cemetery, Newton, MA (See remarks below)
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Ormando H. Fuller
St. Albans Daily Messenger; November 23, 1905
Ormando H. Fuller
Ormando Henry Fuller, who died November 11 at his home in Somerville, Mass., was born in Athens in 1839. When seventeen years old he went to Boston, and at the outbreak of the Civil War enlisted three years in the Fifteenth Massachusetts regiment. For over twenty-five years he was manager of the firm of Samuel Orr, hatters, Boston, and as tribute to the deceased, the store was closed throughout the day of the funeral services. He was a member of Bunker Hill Lodge, IOOF, Bunker Hill Encampment, Iva. Lodge, Knights of Pythias, of Charlestown, Mass.; Prescott Lodge, A.O.U.W.; Abraham Lincoln Post, No. 11, G.A.R.; also the First Baptist church of Charlestown. In 1855 he married Miss Ella A. Soule, of Waldoboro, Mo., who survives him. He also leaves three brothers and one sister, George D. Fuller, of Derby, Charles J. Fuller, of Watham, Mass., William, of Eudora, Kans., and Mrs. George T. Stevens, of Hill, N.H.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau