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Martin, Nelson

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Albany, VT
Unit(s): 8th VT INF
Service: enl 2/18/65, m/i 2/18/65, Pvt, Co. B, 8th VT INF, m/o 6/28/65

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VITALS

Birth: 03/02/1848, Fairfield, VT
Death: 07/01/1916

Burial: Evergreen Cemetery, Troy, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Deanna French
Findagrave Memorial #: 57365894

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 7/29/1890, VT; widow Maria L., 8/5/1916, VT
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Remarks: None

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Evergreen Cemetery, Troy, VT

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Obituary

TROY

At 6:30 Saturday evening, July 1, as Nelson Martin was sitting on the porch of his residence in this village he fell dead from heart trouble. He had ridden to Westfield during the afternoon and apparently enjoyed visiting with his friends. He had been in a serious condition for months and recently his physician had warned him about over exertion. His age was 68 years, three months and 29 days. Mr. Martin had been a prosperous farmer who sold his farm a few years ago and moved into the village. He was a man of industry and honorable in his deal. He was a veteran of the Civil war and a member of the M.E. church. He is survived by his widow who whose maiden name was Maria Miller. She was a sister of the late Eugene Miller, and of Mrs. E.W. Langmaid. Mr. Martin is also survived by two brothers, John Martin of Westfield and Peter Martin of this town. The funeral was held at the residence on Monday, his pastor, the Rev. F A. Krackhardt officiating.

Source: Orleans County Monitor, July 5, 1916
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.