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White, Hanson R.


Age: 28, credited to Albany, VT
Unit(s): 4th VT INF
Service: enl 8/15/64, m/i 8/15/64, Pvt, Co. H, 4th VT INF, wdd, Cedar Creek, 10/19/64, tr to Co. C, 2/25/65, dis/wds, 7/5/65

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Birth: 04/12/1837, Walden, VT
Death: 10/22/1921

Burial: Mount Pleasant Cemetery, St. Johnsbury, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 119754216


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 12/8/1865; widow Marinda M., 11/21/1921, 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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Mount Pleasant Cemetery, St. Johnsbury, VT

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Hanson R. White passed away at his home here October 22. He was born in Walden April 12, 1836 and was the soon of Enoch D. And Judith Rogers White and was one of eleven children only one survives him. His twin brother died several years ago; in 1863 he married Marinda M. Pillsbury of Walden. To them two children born, Mrs. Otis Freeman who died 18 years ago and Mrs. Edward Ayer of West Danville. He enlisted in the Civil War in 1864, and belonged to Chamberlin post G.A.R. for a good man years. For thirty-two years he lived in St. Johnsbury coming to West Danville 8 years ago. He leaves to mourn his loss besides his wife and daughter, five grandchildren, Mrs. Walter Swett of St. Johnsbury. And Mrs. Leon Perkins Walden, Mrs. Earl Rogers of Hardwick, Oscar and Otis Ayer of West Danville and two great grandchildren, Jesse Perkins and Alpa Swett and one brother, Carlos D. White of Northfield.

The funeral was held at the church Monday noon. Rev. David Hickland officiated. There were many beautiful flowers. Those from put of town to attend the funeral were C. D. White of Northfield, Mass., Horace White of New Haven, Conn., Mr. and Mrs. John Barr of Bakersfield, Mr. and Mrs. Will Robinson of North Danville, Mrs. Byers and son Thomas and John McLane of St. Johnsbury and George Birch of Danville, Mr. and Mrs. Otis Freeman of Lebanon, N. H., and Mrs. I. B. Flint of St. Johnsbury.

Source: St. Johnsbury Republican, November 3, 1921
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.