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Walton, Sarah Ann E.

MILITARY SERVICE
Age: 0, credited to Chelsea, VT
Unit(s): Nurse
Service: Nurse, USV

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VITALS
Birth: About 1827, Vermont
Death: 05/23/1905

Burial: May be buried in ..., , VT
Marker/Plot:
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Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, filed 06/30/1904
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: This Nurse died within a year of applying for pension; this is probably why she didn't get the pension approved. She died in Chelsea, VT. The obituary below states that her body was brought to Waitsfield for burial. As per her wishes, there was no funeral. The Walton family plot is located at Irasville Cemetery. There are grave markers for her parents and siblings, but no marker was found for her. Her burial in this plot has not yet been confirmed.
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BURIAL:
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Buried in Waitsfield, VT
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and other veterans who may be buried there.



Record of Death

(Vermont Vital Records)

Pension Index Card

(National Archives)

Obituary

DEATH OF SARAH A. E. WALTON
WELL KNOWN WOMAN PASSED AWAY AT CHELSEA

CHELSEA -- May 24. Mrs Sarah E. Walton, well known throughout Orange and Washington Counties, died here yesterday afternoon after a long illness. Mrs Walton was a native of Waitsfield, and the body will be brought there for interment. At her request, there will be no funeral ceremonies other than reading some selections of her choice, at the grave.

Barre Daily Times, May 24, 1905
Courtesy of Deanna French

Photograph

Photo courtesy of Heidi McColgan