Age: 26, credited to Brattleboro, VT
Unit(s): 16th VT INF
Service: enl 8/28/62, m/i 10/23/62, Pvt, Co. B, 16th VT INF, m/o 8/10/63
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Birth: 03/13/1837, Brattleboro, VT
Burial: West Brattleboro Cemetery, Brattleboro, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Bob Edwards
Findagrave Memorial #: 74857282
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 8/29/1892, MA; widow Ellen J., 12/5/1907, MA
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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West Brattleboro Cemetery, Brattleboro, VT
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Frederick F. Blackwell
The body of Frederick F. Stockwell was brought here Wednesday afternoon for burial in the West Brattleboro cemetery. Mr. Stockwell died at his home in Cambridgeport, Mass., Sunday evening at 10 o'clock after a long illness with rheumatism and complications. He had been unable to be about his business for many months but was confined to his bed only a few hours., He was born in this town March 18, 1837, and was the third of the nine children of Frank and Sally (Sargent) Stockwell. Much of his early life was spent in West Brattleboro on the farm now owned by W. H. Winslow, situated on the Marlboro road, which was for many years the property of his parents. At the outbreak of the Civil war Mr. Stockwell enlisted in Company B, 16th regiment, Vermont volunteers, and went to the front and engaged in service with the nine months men.
He was married Jan. 1, 1862, in Dummerston to Ellen Nichols, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Nichols of that town. Mr. and Mrs, Stockwell lived in this town about five years after their marriage when they moved to Boston. Later they went to Cambridge and four years ago to Cambridgeport.
The funeral was held at his late home in Cambridgeport Tuesday afternoon and the body reached here on the 9:30 train Wednesday afternoon accompanied by his two sons, Fred and George Stockwell. Rev. D. E. Trout, pastor of the Universalist church offered prayer at the grave. Mr. Stockwell leaves a wife and three children – two sons, Fred and George Stockwell, one daughter, Jennie, wife of James Fenmicy – all of Somerville, Mass., several grandchildren; also three sisters, Sarah, wife of J. T. Herrick, and Mrs. Augusta Vinton of this town and Ellen, widow of Albert Simonds of Newark. O., and one brother, Henry A. Stockwell, 2nd, of West Brattleboro.
Source: Brattleboro Reformer, December 6, 1907
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.