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Brooks, William Alonzo


Age: 23, credited to Newfane, VT
Unit(s): 16th VT INF
Service: enl 9/20/62, m/i 10/23/62, Pvt, Co. I, 16th VT INF, m/o 8/10/63

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Birth: 03/20/1839, Townshend, VT
Death: 11/16/1929

Burial: South Newfane-Branch Road Cemetery, Newfane, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 49156339


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 12/15/1890, VT
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: None


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South Newfane-Branch Road Cemetery, Newfane, VT

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William A. Brooks

The Vermont Journal, November 22, 1929

William A. Brooks, 90, Civil war veteran and formerly well-known grocer of South Newfane, died Saturday morning at 10:30 o'clock at the home of W. R. Trevorrow in Williamsville, where he had been cared for by Mrs. Trevorrow since coming from Bellows Falls Oct. 29.

Mr. Brooks had lived in that locality most of his life. He married for his second wife in South Newfane, Oct. 16. 1900, Miss Serepta Antoinette Moore who died in Williamsville Oct. 25, 1928.

Mr. Brooks leaves two children, Mrs. Jessie Davenport of Greenfield, Mass., and Ray L. Brooks of Bellows Falls; also four grandchildren, Guy Lamson of Springfield, Mass., and Dorothy, Earl, and Barbara Brooks of Greenfield, Mass.

Courtesy of Cathy Hoyt.