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Williams, Amplius F.
Age: 32, credited to Northfield, VT
Unit(s): 6th VT INF
Service: enl 10/7/61, m/i 10/15/61, Pvt, Co. F, 6th VT INF, m/o 1/26/63
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Birth: 1819, Bethel, VT
Burial: Gilead Cemetery, Bethel, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Joe Schenkman
Findagrave Memorial #: 95767880
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 1/7/1863
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)
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Gilead Cemetery, Bethel, VT
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The funeral of Amplias Williams, aged 88 years, was held at the Methodist church this forenoon at 10 o'clock, with interment at the Gilead cemetery. The body of Mr. Williams was brought from Bennington, where he had lived at the Soldiers' home most of the time for 10 years. He had been blind, deaf and in feeble health for several years. He was born her, one of the 14 children of Thomas and Phila (Kimball) Williams. Only one of the large family remains, Mrs. Sarah Jane Brown, aged 94 years, of North Dana, Mass. Of a large number of children he is survived by three sons, Frank A. Williams of Tunbridge, Nathan Williams of Haverhill, Mass., and T. Rex Williams of Claremont, N.H., and two daughters, Mrs. Lucy Spooner and Mrs. Robert Middleton, both of this town. He was a veteran of the Civil war.
Source: Barre Times, December 19, 1918
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.