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Davis, David Hiram


Age: 18, credited to Dummerston, VT
Unit(s): 8th VT INF
Service: enl 1/2/64, m/i 1/7/64, Pvt, Co. D, 8th VT INF, m/o 6/28/65

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Birth: 08/22/1845, Newfane, VT
Death: 06/18/1906

Burial: South Newfane-Branch Road Cemetery, Newfane, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 49479894


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 12/28/1875; widow Esther M., 6/25/1906, 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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Death of David Davis, Lifelong Resident

David Davis, a lifelong resident and well-known in town, died June 18, of lingering consumption after an illness lasting nearly 25 years. He was born in Newfane Aug. 22M 1843, the son of Hiram and Abigail Davis and with his father and brother, Eros, served in the war of the rebellion. The brother died at the age of 18 on board the ship Wallace, on one of her trips to Ship Island. His father died in 1891 and his mother in 1868. He was married Nov 10, 1874, to Esther M. Newton of Hadley, Saratoga county, N. Y., who survives him with three daughters, Lorenza G., Loemia F., and Loinia M. Funeral services were held at Williamsville Wednesday, Rev. Mr. Haselton officiating and burial made at South Newfane.

Source: Brattleboro Reformer, June 22, 1906
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.