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Roach, William W.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Burlington, VT
Unit(s): 17th VT INF
Service: enl 1/4/64, m/i 1/5/64, Pvt, Co. B, 17th VT INF, m/o 7/14/65

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VITALS

Birth: 1846, Burlington, VT
Death: 01/11/1898

Burial: St. Joseph Cemetery, Burlington, VT
Marker/Plot: D-162
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 22982595

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Mary, 1/29/1898, Minor, 12/16/1902
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

DESCENDANTS

Great Grandfather of Sandra Lucia Oliver, Freehold, NJ

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

St. Joseph Cemetery, Burlington, VT

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Obituary

William Roach of South Champlain St., was taken suddenly ill Monday morning while at work, and returned home, where he grew rapidly worse, and died early Tuesday morning. An autopsy was held by Drs. Crandall, McSweeney and Watkins, and it was found that he died of heart disease. His funeral was held Wednesday afternoon and the interment was in Lake View cemetery.

Source: The Earth, Burlington, Vt., January 14, 1898.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.