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Ford, William A.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Canaan, NH
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 7/31/62, m/i 9/26/62, Pvt, Co. E, 1st VT CAV, pr CPL 5/1/65, m/o 6/21/65

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VITALS

Birth: 01/12/1845, Norwich, VT
Death: 01/12/1912

Burial: New Cemetery, Brookfield, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 10/16/1888, VT; widow Harriet J. B., 3/1/1912, VT
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: farmer

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BURIAL:

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New Cemetery, Brookfield, VT

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Obituary

BROOKFIELD

W. A. Ford, who had been ill the past year suffering with a cancer, died Friday morning. The funeral was held from the Second Congregational church Monday afternoon at 1:30, Rev. F. J. Locke officiating. The Masonic fraternity and the members of the G. A. R. Attended. I. N. Abbott was funeral conductor; singers, C. H. Bigelow, A. G. Bigelow, Misses Ethel Dewey and Lillian Carpenter; bearers, Guy Fletcher, J. W. Blakebrough, Van Carpenter and Fred Keyes. Burial was in the family lot at the Center. Mr. Ford leaves a wife and one son.

Source: Bethel Courier, January 18, 1912
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.