Hatch, Stillman A.
Age: 19, credited to Berlin, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT INF, 6th VT INF
Service: enl 5/2/61, m/i 5/9/61, Pvt, Co. F, 1st VT INF, m/o 8/15/61; enl 8/14/61, m/i 10/15/61, Pvt, Co. H, 6th VT INF, dsrtd 6/28/62
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Birth: 07/1843, Moretown, VT
Burial: Elmwood Cemetery, Northfield, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 60531549
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 3/10/1886
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Elmwood Cemetery, Northfield, VT
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Stillman A. Hatch
Stillman A. Hatch passed away at his home on Cemetery Street, Northfield, Friday morning of bright's desease, after an illness of several months. For the past nine weeks he has been confined to the house.
Mr. Hatch was born in Roxbury, July 11, 1843. On October 8, 1865 he married Miss Mary J. Robinson and the greater part of their married life was spent in Northfield. To this union was born five children, Jennie, wife of T. E. Joubert, who died seventeen years ago, Stillman who died nineteen years ago, Mathew and William of New York and Mrs. Eva M. Elphinstone, Mrs. Hatch died October 17, 1914 since then his daughter and granddaughter have remained with Mr. Hatch and together with his son Mathew, tenderly cared for him during his last illness.
Mr. Hatch was employed for the past four years by the Phillips & Slack Granite Company as night watchman, a position he was obliged to give up on account of poor health. The deceased was a veteran of the Civil War and a member of Brooks Post G.A.R. of Montpelier, also a member of DeWitt Clinton Lodge F. & A. M. of this town.
Aside from those mentioned Mr. Hatch is survived by three grandchildren Eva and Harold Elphinstone and Harold Joubert, who has only recently received his discharge from the Canadian army, having served during the worlds war in France, also one brother Herbert Hatch of Jefferson City, Missouri, and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon from the home Rev. James B. Sargent pastor of the Congregational church officiating. Interment was in the family lot at Elmwood cemetery. The Masonic lodge attended the services in a body and conducted their burial services at the grave. The bearers were C. S. Kimball, F. L. Howe, H. H. Slack, E. L. Kerr, and Charles Duke.
Mr. Hatch was one of Northfield's old and respected citizens and had a large circle of friends and acquaintances, who extend their sympathy to the family in their sorrow.
Source: The Northfield News, January 13, 1920
Transcribed by Tom Ledoux