Goodwin, Morris M.
Age: 21, credited to Colchester, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT LARTY
Service: enl 12/10/61, m/i 2/18/62, CPL, 1st VT LARTY BTRY, red 9/28/62, m/o 8/10/64
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Birth: 12/04/1840, Strafford, VT
Burial: Mount Pleasant Cemetery, St. Johnsbury, VT
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 119729791
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 8/27/1888, VT
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Mount Pleasant Cemetery, St. Johnsbury, VT
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DIED OF APOPLEXY IN BOAT.
Morris M. Goodwin Passed Away at Joe's Pond.
St. Johnsbury, Aug. 13. – Morris M. Goodwin, for 30 years a resident of this place, died instantly of apoplexy in a motor boat on Joe's pond, West Danville, yesterday. He came here from Winooski, and leaves a brother, Richard Goodwin, of Troy, N.Y., and a sister, Mrs. Florence Collins of Montpelier. He was 75 years old and a veteran of the Civil war, a member of the first Vermont battery.
Source: Barre Times, Aug. 13, 1914
Morris M. Goodwin, who died in boat at Joe's pond, West Danville, on Wednesday of apoplexy, was a brother of Mrs. Charles Collins of Court street, Montpelier, and was accustomed to spend his winters in this city. He was 75 years of age and was a veteran of the Civil war, having enlisted at Burlington. He lived many years at Winooski and at St.Johnsbury, having a meat market at the latter place. Besides the sister in Montpelier, he leaves two brothers, one in Green Island, N.Y., and the other in Ritland. The funeral was held at St. Johnsbury today.
Source: Barre Times, Aug. 14, 1914
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.