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Goddard, Charles Austin


Age: 21, credited to Norwich, VT
Unit(s): 6th VT INF
Service: enl 9/18/61, m/i 10/15/61, Pvt, Co. B, 6th VT INF, wdd, Wilderness, 5/5/64, m/o 10/28/64

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Birth: 05/25/1841, Norwich, VT
Death: 06/27/1903

Burial: Old Wheelersburg Cemetery, Wheelersburg, OH
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 30684183


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 10/27/1879; widow Eureka K., 9/4/1903, OH
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: None


Great Grandfather of Margaret S. Allen, Chico, CA

2nd Great Grandfather of Miki Fluker Causey, Macon, GA

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Old Wheelersburg Cemetery, Wheelersburg, OH

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Henry Goddard, a shoemaker, and his wife, Laura Ester Egerton, had a family of three sons and five daughters. They lived in the small village of Norwich, Vermont. Charles Austin Goddard, the oldest son, was born in Windsor County, VT, May 25, 1841. In January, 1866, he went to Ohio and purchased a farm in Union Township, Lawrence County. In March, 1872, he moved to Scioto County and bought the Junior Furnace farm, containing 407 acres. It was one of the finest farms in the county, with a large brick residence and two fine barns. He was married in 1871 to Eureka Kimball, daughter of Augustine H. Kimball. They had four children: Charles A. Goddard II, Henry, Arthur and Minnie.

Source: Miki Fluker Causey