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Hicks, Alonzo Nelson


Age: 21, credited to Readsboro, VT
Unit(s): 16th VT INF
Service: enl 9/20/62, m/i 10/23/62, Pvt, Co. I, 16th VT INF, m/o 8/10/63

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Birth: 03/23/1841, Readsboro, VT
Death: 05/12/1916

Burial: Mount Hope Cemetery, Rochester, NY
Marker/Plot: Range 4 Lot 79
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan

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


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 11/19/1897, MA; widow Fanny, 5/23/1916, NY
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


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Mount Hope Cemetery, Rochester, NY

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Alonzo Hicks

North Adams Transcript
May 19, 1916

Alonzo Nelson Hicks

Word has been received here of the death in Rochester, NY, on May 12 of Alonzo Nelson Hicks, a former resident of this city, where he was for many years engaged in the contracting business. Mr. Hicks left here about 23 years ago and had since lived in Boston and Rochester. He was born in Readsboro, Vt., March 23, 1841, the son of the late Alonzo and Phoebe Bishop Hicks. His wife, who was Miss Fannie Merrill of this city, three brothers, Julius F. Hicks of Glens Falls, NY, Orrin Hicks of Brimfield, Orman Hicks of Heath and one sister, Mrs. H.S. Bishop of this city, survive.

The deceased was a veteran of the Civil war during which he was a member of Co. I, 16th Vermont infantry and he took part in the fight at Gettysburg. He was a member of Post 191, G.A.R. of Boston and of the Methodist church of this city.

The funeral was held in Rochester, NY, on May 15.

Contributed by Tom Boudreau