Vermont Flag Site Logo
Find a Soldier Units Battles Cemeteries Descendants Pensions Towns


Hemenway, Henry G.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Ludlow, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: enl 5/7/61, m/i 6/20/61, Pvt, Co. I, 2nd VT INF, wdd, Fredericksburg, 12/13/62, m/o 6/29/64

See Legend for expansion of abbreviations

VITALS

Birth: 06/02/1842, Ludlow, VT
Death: 10/01/1913

Burial: Pleasant View Cemetery, Ludlow, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Joie Finley Morris +

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 9/30/1864; widow Emily L., 10/8/1913, 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

DESCENDANTS

Great Grandfather of Alan Poore, East Lebanan, ME

Great Grandfather of Roger Woodbury, Manchester, CT

(Are you a descendant, but not listed? Register today)

BURIAL:

Copyright notice

Tombstone

Pleasant View Cemetery, Ludlow, VT

Check the cemetery for location/directions and other veterans who may be buried there.


Obituary

LUDLOW

Henry G. Hemenway, who has been ill for the past year, died at his home on Pleasant street Wednesday evening at 7:30 o'clock. He was born in Ludlow June 2, 1842. On May 7, 1861, when he was 19 years old, he enlisted in Company I, 2d Vermont volunteers, for three years. While at home on furlough he married Emily L., daughter of Horace M. Pettigrew, June 6, 1863. She survives him. He has always made his home here. He leaves besides his wife, eight children, Stella M., wife of Rollin D. Sears of Ludlow; Oscar H., of Worcester, Mass.; Elon J., of Pittsburgh, Pa.; Mabel L., wife of Gordon T. Southworth of Ludlow; Alton H., of Troy, N. Y., Clarence of Detroit, Mich., Kate E. Wife of Charles A. Rich of Bellows Falls, and Elva E., wife of Carl Norton of Springfield. He is also survived by 14 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. On June 3 of this year Mr. And Mrs. Hemenway celebrated their golden wedding. The funeral will be held tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock in the Baptist church and the burial will be in this village.

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, October 3, 1913
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.