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Sargent, Johnson B.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 27, credited to Randolph, VT
Unit(s): 8th VT INF
Service: enl 12/14/61, m/i 2/18/62, CPL, Co. G, 8th VT INF, wdd, 9/4/62, m/o 6/22/64

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VITALS

Birth: 08/22/1834, Randolph, VT
Death: 04/04/1914

Burial: South View Cemetery, Randolph, VT
Marker/Plot: 31-7-1
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Joe Schenkman

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 9/1/1865; widow Nettie B., 4/11/1914, VT
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Remarks: None

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

South View Cemetery, Randolph, VT

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Obituary

RANDOLPH

Johnson Sargent Died Saturday at Age of 79 Years.

The death of Johnson Sargent occurred on Saturday at his home on Central street after a long period of failing health, caused from a general breaking down of the system. Mr. Sargent was bor 79 years ago, the son of Abraham and Hannah Sargentmwhose hone was up the Thayer brook neighborhood. Here he passed most of his boyhood, except a few months passed in the south. Upon the breaking out of the Civil war, Mr. Sargent enlisted inCo. G, 8th Vermont regiment, and went out to serve the three years in the army. After returning herehe was for years at work for the Central Vermont railroad under Norman Nichols as bridge builder, until failing strength obliged him to retire from active service. Mr. Sargent married Nettie Bruce of Brookfield, and to them was born one son, who died several years ago. Mr. Sargent was the oldest member of Phoenix lodge, F. & A.M., having joined the Masonic fraternity before he went into the army. The funeral was held from his home today, the Masonic lodge giving the ritual service for the dead, and Rev.Fraser Metzger officiating.

Source: Barre Times, April 6, 1914
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.