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Goodnow, William H.


Age: 19, credited to Windham, VT
Unit(s): 16th VT INF
Service: enl 9/20/62, m/i 10/23/62, MSCN, Co. I, 16th VT INF, m/o 8/10/63

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Birth: 06/23/1843, Newfane, VT
Death: 06/28/1926

Burial: Woodlawn Cemetery, Newfane, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Bob Edwards
Findagrave Memorial #: 143133222


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 3/4/1892, 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: None


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Woodlawn Cemetery, Newfane, VT

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William H. Goodnow

Mr. William H. Goodnow, age 83, one of Newfane's oldest and highly respected citizens, died January 28th [1926] in his home, death resulting from infirmities due to his advanced years. Mr. Goodnow, who was a member of Birchard post, G.A.R., served in the Civil War in Company "I", 16th Reg't Vt. Vols, enlisting from Newfane. After the war, Mr. Goodnow was proprietor of a store in Newfane He married 13 Dec., 1864, Miss Abby Morse, daughter of Saben and Sarah (Fitts) Morse. They lived in Newfane until 1872 when they moved to Boston Mr. Goodnow engaging in the hat, cap and fur business there. Later they went to Cambridge where Mr. Goodnow was assistant treasurer of the North Avenue Savings Banks for 20 years. Mr. and Mrs. Goodnow returned to Newfane about 11 years ago to retire. Mrs. Goodnow died there 8 Dec., 1924. He leaves one daughter, Blanche G., wife of Albert W. Pratt of Newfane; a grandson, Robert G. Pratt of Newfane, and one great-granddaughter, Barbara S. Pratt (noticed 5 Feb., 1926).

Source: The Vermont Tribune, Ludlow, Vermont. Contributed by Linda M. Welch, Windsor County researcher.