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Stone, Edward Payson


Age: 31, credited to Berlin, VT
Unit(s): 6th VT INF
Service: comn Chaplain, 6th VT INF, 10/10/61 (10/14/61), resgd 8/27/63; Congregationalist [College: MC 53]

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Birth: 08/01/1830, Quechee, VT
Death: 09/11/1920

Burial: Green Mount Cemetery, Montpelier, VT
Marker/Plot: Lot 188
Gravestone photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 76094612


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 7/30/1884
Portrait?: Jones Collection, Middlebury College Archives, off-site
College?: MC 53
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: See UVM's Digital Collections for the Civil War


Great Grandfather of Robert B. Stone, Bakersfield, CA

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Green Mount Cemetery, Montpelier, VT

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Dewey Jones Collection


Rev. Edward Pason Stone Held Esteemed Place in Vermont Religious Circles

Rev. Edward Pason Stone, aged 90 years, the oldest graduate of Middlebury college, a civil war veteran and a well known minister throughout the state, died Saturday morning at the home of his sister, Miss Marguerite B. Stone, No. 31 North Main street, following an illness of several weeks. He had lived in Rutland about 17 years.

Edward Pason Stone was the son of John Fitch and Lydia Powers (Paddock) Stone. He was born in Quechee, August 1, 1830 and prepared for college in Bakersfield and Montpelier. He taught in Royalton in 1853-1855; North Carolina, 1855-1857; Chester, 1858; Woburn, Mass., 1859; Newtonville, 1860. He was ordained in the ministry in 1861. He was chaplain of the sixth regiment, Vermont Volunteers, 1861-1863, pastor of the Congregational church at Centerville, Mass., 1863-1865; Wellesley, 1865; agent, American Home Missionary society at Boston, 1865-1869; pastor at Waterford, 1869-1871; Underhill and Essex, 1871-1875; Pembroke and Center Harbor, N. H., 1875-1879; General Missionary of the A. H. M. Society with residence at Lapeer, Mich., 1880. Rev. Stone published a number of essays.

Rev. Stone was married three times; Martha E. Stone, August 9, 1835; Laura J. Noble, August 78, 1869, and January 27, 1881 to Hannah J. (Rood) Barber. During his second marriage two sons were born, Edward Noble, who survives and Albert who died in infancy.

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, September 13, 1920.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.