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Burnett, Abram


Age: 18, credited to Morristown, VT
Unit(s): 17th VT INF
Service: enl 1/5/64, m/i 3/2/64, Pvt, Co. C, 17th VT INF, m/o 7/14/65

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Birth: 03/25/1847, Brookfield, VT
Death: 05/04/1918

Burial: Riverbank Cemetery, Stowe, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish
Findagrave Memorial #: 137802514


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 8/13/1890, VT; widow Leona, 6/19/1918, VT
Portrait?: Stowe Veterans, 1906
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


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Riverbank Cemetery, Stowe, VT

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NEWS & CITIZEN: MAY 18, 1918


Abram Burnett, a respected citizen and a veteran of the Civil War, died at his home on the Stowe Hollow road about 9 0'clock Thursday morning. Mr. Burnett had been in failing health for some time, but had been seriously ill since Friday.He was born March 25, 1846, in northern Vermont, and passed a large part of his life in Stowe, He is survived by his second wife, Mrs. Melanie Shaw Burnett, Louise Burnett, a son Walter Burnett of Windsor, Conn, and a daughter, Mrs W.A. Slayton of Stowe, several grandchildren, a sister and two brothers, Miss Hattie Burnett and Joseph Burnett of North Hyde Park, and John Burnett of Williamstown.

At the time of his death Mr. Burnett held the office of officer of the day of H.H. Smith Post, G.A.R.

The funeral was held at his home Saturday afternoon. The services were conducted by the Rev, H.W. Cummings. The bearers were two brothers of the deceased, Joseph and John Burnett, the son Walter Burnett, and son-in law Walter A. Slayton. Among those present were members of the H.H. Smith Post and Woman's Relief Corps. G.A.R.. Friends from out of town were> Joseph Burnett and Miss Hattie Burnett of North Hyde Park, Walter Burnett and son Harry, of Windsor, Conn., John Burnett and daughter, Mrs. Morse of Williamstown, Mr, and Mrs. Albert Bushey of Bakersfield, Mr. and Mrs. John Brunell and daughter, Mrs Farnham, of Waterbury.

The burial was in River Bank Cemetery.

Submitted By: Deanna French