Daniels, Austin Theodore
Age: 18, credited to Unknown
Unit(s): 1st NY ENGRS
Service: Enl, Saranac, 10/17/61, m/i Pvt, Co. I, 11/11/61, 1st NY ENGRS, reen as artfcr, 2/1/64, m/o 7/19/65, Hilton Head, SC
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Birth: 09/08/1840, Saranac, NY
Burial: West Hill Cemetery, Chelsea, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 107673965
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: yes, 12/26/1879
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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West Hill Cemetery, Chelsea, VT
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Another Veteran Passes Away
Austin Theodore Daniels, who resided on the Chelsea West Hill, passed away from a shock Sunday, July 4, at 1:30 p. m.
Mr. Daniels was born in Saranac, N.Y., Nov. 8, 1840. He enlisted in Co. I, 1st Regiment of New York Engineers Volunteers and was discharged from military service at Hilton Head, S. C., June 31, 1864.
He was twice married, his first wife being Helen Alexander of Saranac, N.Y., to whom one daughter, Clara Elizabeth was born, who survives him.
His second marriage was to Mrs. Chloe Ann Moulton Hinckley, who died in October, 1925. There was one adopted son, Harry DuBois Daniels. There were ten grandchildren, and eighteen great-grandchildren.
The funeral services were held at Chelsea West Hill church, Tuesday, July 6, at 10 a. m., Rev. Mr. Campbell officiating. Those from out of town attending were Mr. and Mrs. Emerson Bostwick of North Adams, Mass., Mr. and Mrs. Harry Daniels and family of Northfield, and Mr. and Mrs. David Ward, Mr. and Mrs. Harlie Ward of Corinth. He was laid at rest beside his second wife in West Hill cemetery.
Source: Bethel Courier, July 15, 1926.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.