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Hamlet, Reuben


Age: 18, credited to Enosburgh, VT
Unit(s): 10th VT INF, VRC
Service: enl 12/2/63, m/i 12/26/63, PVT, Co. F, 10th VT INF, tr to VRC 11/22/64, m/o 7/17/65

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Birth: 03/02/1844, Fairfield, VT
Death: 02/11/1930

Burial: Maple Grove Cemetery, Bakersfield, VT
Marker/Plot: 1
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 39772788


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 4/1/1882, VT; widow Carrie, 5/1/1930, VT (Hamblett)
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: 10th Vt. History off-site


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Maple Grove Cemetery, Bakersfield, VT

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BAKERSFIELD, Feb. 27. - Reuben Hamlet, a Civil War veteran, whose death occurred Feb. 11 at his home, north of this village. Mr. Hamlet was born in Fairfield but practically most of his life was spent in Bakersfield, being 87 years of age. Mr. Hamlet's first wife was Miss Mary Peo. Five children were born from this marriage. The surviving ones are Fred of Enosburg and William of West Enosburg; Mrs. Addie Mills of Orange, Mass., Mrs. Nellie Temple of Providence, R. I. He also leaves his present widow, who was Mrs. Carrie Tanner Wescomb, before her marriage and one adopted daughter, Mrs. Elmer Taylor, and a step-son, James Wescomb of Belvidere, also two sisters, Mrs. Ida Jeffords of Samsonville and Mrs. Rosetta Green of Wolcott; and one brother, Fannie of Boston, Mass. Funeral services were held at the M. E. Church, Rec. W. C. Clark officiating. Bearers were George Seymore, Will Hamlet, Fred Hamlet, Harlie Mills, Charles Martin, and Frank Tanner.

Source: Burlington Daily News, February 27, 1900
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.