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King, Samuel D.


Age: 20, credited to Northfield, VT
Unit(s): 12th VT INF
Service: enl 8/21/62, m/i 10/4/62, Pvt, Co. F, 12th VT INF, m/o 7/14/63

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Birth: 12/25/1842, Northfield, VT
Death: 08/17/1910

Burial: Mount Hope Cemetery, Northfield, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 92408164


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 9/30/1889, VT; widow Mary E., 8/27/1910, MA
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: See Benedict's Army Life in Virginia


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Mount Hope Cemetery, Northfield, VT

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Death of Two of Town's Oldest Residents Occurred Last Week

Samuel D. King, aged 68 years, suffered a stroke of apoplexy Wednesday, August 17, from which he died the same night. Not returning after going after the cows, a search resulted in finding him unconscious in the pasture. He never regained consciousness. The son of Phillip and Mary (Dole) King, he enlisted in the 12th regiment, Vermont volunteers, and was discharged July 14, 1863, after which he was in the quartermaster's department until the close of the war. Since the war he has lived in Northfield. May 3, 1865, he married Mary Hadley, who survives him wit one son, the latter, Charles, now living in Bridgewater, Mass. He is also survived by four brothers, Nathaniel, George and Moses of this town and Harvey of Boston. Rev. George F. Fortier, pastor of the Universalist church, officiated at the funeral, which was held Saturday. Burial was in Elmwood cemetery.

Source: Barre Daily Times, August 25, 1910.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.