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Nay, George A.


Age: 22, credited to Georgia, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 9/10/64, m/i 9/10/64, Pvt, Co. M, 1st VT CAV, m/o 6/21/64

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Birth: 05/11/1842, Fairfax, VT
Death: 04/05/1909

Burial: Green Mount Cemetery, Montpelier, VT
Marker/Plot: Lot 875
Gravestone photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 77738151


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 1/21/1892, 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


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Green Mount Cemetery, Montpelier, VT

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Well Known Montpelier Man Never Regained Consciousness After Shock

The death of George A. Nay occurred at 5:30 Monday a. m., as a result of a shock sustained Tuesday afternoon while at work on the saw at the National Spring Clip Co., shop. He was carried to his home at 42 Barre street with his entire right side paralyzed and in an unconscious condition from which he did not recover up to the time of his death.

Mr. Nay was born in Fairfax in 1842. He was educated there and remained until 1889, being married in 1868 to Charlotte Brush of the same town. In1889 9he moved to Vergennes where he lived 10 years then moving to Montpelier.

He was employed as carpenter at the M. & W. R. R. Car shops until last February when he began work for the Nat. Spring Clip Co.

The deceased was a Civil War veteran enlisting in September, 1864 the 1st Regiment, Vermont Cavalry, Co. M. He was mustered out in June, 1865.

He had two children, George Waterman Nay, who died some years ago of a shock, and Cora Nay, now Mrs. Cleveland. His wife also died of a shock a short time before her son. He has two sisters living, Mrs. Jane Smith of Hardwick, and Nettie Nay of Boston. Mr. Nay was a member of the G. A. R., and also a member of the Baptist church.

The deceased was a man of pleasing personality and was well liked generally. The funeral was held on Wednesday afternoon at one o'clock, Rev. J. Edward Wright officiating.

Source: Vermont Watchman and State Journal, April 8, 1909.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.