Waite, Franklin J.
Age: 0, credited to Stowe, VT
Unit(s): 2nd NY VET CAV
Service: enl, Crown Point, NY, 5/1/61, m/i Pvt, Co. H, 34th NY INF, m/o 6/10/63; enl, Plattsburgh, 8/23/64, 2nd NY VET CAV, m/o 5/8/65
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Birth: 01/12/1840, Crown Point, NY
Burial: Riverbank Cemetery, Stowe, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish
Findagrave Memorial #: 166191459
Alias?: Waite, Francis
Pension?: Yes, 9/28/1863
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Riverbank Cemetery, Stowe, VT
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NEWS & CITIZEN: JUNE 5, 1918
DEATH OF FRANKLIN J. WAITE
Franklin J. Waite passed away at the home of his daughter, Mrs. F.E. Smith, at Moscow, Sunday morning, after over a years illness with lung trouble.He leaves four daughters, Mrs. Inez Baldwin, andd Mrs. Della Baldwin of Shoreham, Mrs, Mary Dillingham of Springfield , Mass. and Mrs. Mattie Smith, a brother, Seba Waite of Ironsville, N.Y., and 15 grandchildren. Mr Waite was born at Crown Point, N.Y., Feb. 13, 1840. He enlisted at the outbreak of the Civil War in Company H., Second Regiment, U.S. Cavalry, and served three years. He was wounded at the battle of Fair Oaks, May 3, 1862. He was married at Crown Point June 7, 1865 to Sara Stone Atkins of Stowe, a daughter of the late Hial and Julia Stone Atkins, formerly for many years a well known resident of Stowe. Mrs. Waite died 13 years ago at Moscwo. Since her death Mr. Waite has made his home with his daughter, Mrs.Smith. Mr. Waite was a member of H.H. Smith Post. G.A.R. he was of a quiet unassuming disposition and enjoyed the esteem of all who knew him. Mr. Waites four daughters have all been with him during the last few weeks of his illness. The funeral was held Tuesday afternoon.
Submitted by: Deanna French.