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Williams, Richard J.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 0, credited to Fair Haven, VT
Unit(s): USA
Service: US Medical Department, Hosp. Stwrd.

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VITALS

Birth: 04/15/1835, Wales
Death: 05/27/1911

Burial: Cedar Grove Cemetery, Fair Haven, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 44108827

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: VT
(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

DESCENDANTS

Great Grandfather of Stephen A. Moss, Salisbury, NC

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BURIAL:

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Cedar Grove Cemetery, Fair Haven, VT

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Obituary

Dr. Richard J. Williams

Inmate of Soldiers Home Died This Morning

Dr. Richard J Williams, aged 76, a resident at the Soldiers' Home for the past 16 years, died of heart trouble at 7 o'clock this morning. He has been ill for some time and this morning he failed rapidly.

Dr. Williams who was a member of the U.S. Hospital Medical Corps, was born in Wells, April 15, 1835. When a young man he removed to Guilford, where he worked in the slate quarries while studying medicine. He later removed to Fair Haven where he was married and became a practicing physician. When the war broke out he became a medical cadet in the hospital corps and saw much active service.

The body was taken to Fair Haven today for burial.

Source: Bennington Evening Banner, May 27, 1911.
Courtesy of Gail Lynde.

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