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Marsh, William W.


Age: 29, credited to Chester, VT
Unit(s): 7th VT INF
Service: enl 8/29/64, m/i 8/29/64, Pvt, Co. G, 7th VT INF, m/o 7/14/65

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Birth: 01/17/1835, Hinsdale, NH
Death: 02/19/1912

Burial: Pleasant View Cemetery, Chester, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Joie Finley Morris +

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


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 7/13/1888, VT; widow Nancy M., 3/4/1912, 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: None


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Pleasant View Cemetery, Chester, VT

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William Marsh, 77, who died in Chester last week, was a brother of Miss Ella Gaines of Brattleboro, the latter taking the name of her foster mother in childhood. Mr. Marsh was a native of Hinsdale the eldest of four children of Chester and Sarah Rugg Marsh. When he was nine years old he went to South Londonderry, where he lived in the family of William Rugg until he was married March 19, 1857, to Nancy M. Rugg of Chester. Mr. Marsh leaves his wife and two daughters, Mrs. Ellen Howe of Barre, Mass., and Miss Mamie Marsh of Chester. Mr. Marsh was a farmer many years, but since 1892 had lived in the village of Chester. He served in the Civil war in Company G, 7th Vermont Volunteers, and was a member of Henry Grand Army post in Chester.

Source: Vermont Phoenix, March 1, 1912.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.