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Farnsworth, Henry F.


Age: 22, credited to Bolton, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 8/15/62, m/i 9/26/62, Pvt, Co. A, 1st VT CAV, pow, Hagerstown, 7/6/63, prld 8/2/63, pow, Columbia Furnace, 10/7/64, prld 2/5/65, wdd, Meadow Bridge, 5/12/64, m/o 6/21/65

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Birth: 05/03/1840, Kirby, VT
Death: 07/15/1915

Burial: South Duxbury Cemetery, Duxbury, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 54324105


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 12/24/1879; widow Lucy M., 9/30/1915, 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


3rd Great Grandfather of Abigail Paige, Fredericton, NB

2nd Great Grandfather of Bryan Farnsworth, Waterbury, VT

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South Duxbury Cemetery, Duxbury, VT

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The funeral of Henry Farnsworth was held from his late home at North Duxbury Sunday afternoon, the Rev. C. L. Smith of the Methodist Episcopal Church of Waterbury officiating. The bearers were the four oldest sons, Ernest Farnsworth, Herbert Farnsworth, Samuel Farnsworth and Frank Farnsworth. Burial was in the South Duxbury cemetery, the Rev. A. A. Mandigo of Moretown officiating at the grave. Among those present from out of town were: Mr. And Mrs. Lewis Benjamin, daughter, Bessie, and two sons of Barre; Carl Buckston and Rune Farnsworth of Montpelier; Elmer and Samuel Farnsworth of Waitsfield; Herbert Farnsworth of Moretown; Archie Farnsworth of New Hampshire, and William Somerville of Randolph.

Source: Burlington Free Press, July 20, 1915.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.