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Walton, Sarah Ann E.


Age: 0, credited to Chelsea, VT
Unit(s): Nurse
Service: Nurse, USV

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Birth: 07/07/1826, Waitsfield, VT
Death: 05/23/1905


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, filed 06/30/1904
Portrait?: Unknown
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)

Remarks: Sarah died within a year of applying for pension; this is probably why she didn't get the pension approved. The Walton family plot is located at Irasville Cemetery. There are grave markers for her parents and siblings, but no marker was found for her. Her burial in this plot has not yet been confirmed.


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Vital Record


Death of Sarah A. E. Walton.

Well Known Woman Passes Away at Chelsea.

Chelsea, May 24. -- Mrs. Sarah A. E. Walton, well-known throughout Orange and Washington counties, died here yesterday afternoon after a long illness.

Mrs. Walton was a native of Waitsfield and the body will be taken there for interment. At her request there will be no funeral ceremonies other than the reading of some selections of her choice at the grave.

Source: Barre Daily Times, 24 May 1905.
Transcribed by Tom Ledoux.



The remains of Sarah Ann Walton, a former well known resident of this place, were brought here from Chelsea last Thursday and buried in the cemetery at Waitsfield common.

Source: Burlington Free Press, June 1, 1905.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.