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Hawley, Willis C.


Age: 25, credited to Waterbury, VT
Unit(s): 17th VT INF
Service: enl 7/20/64, m/i 8/22/64, CPL, Co. K, 17th VT INF, m/o 7/14/65

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Birth: 05/16/1839, Waterbury, VT
Death: 12/12/1910

Burial: Green Mount Cemetery, Montpelier, VT
Marker/Plot: Lot 176
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 12/28/1881, VT; widow Henrietta V., 2/12/1913, Special Act
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


Great Grandfather of John W. Hawley, San Antonio, TX

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Green Mount Cemetery, Montpelier, VT

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Willis C. Hawley Dies Soon After He Waters Cattle on His Farm.

End Comes Without Warning as He Sits Near a Stove - Veteran of Civil War War Engaged in Agriculture Many Years on Worcester Branch Road.

Willis C. Hawley, a widely known farmer living on the Worcester Branch road and conducting a farm for many years, dropped dead about noon yesterday while sitting near a stove after having performed his usual work about the house and farm.

Mr. Hawley was in his customary health in the morning and when he came in from watering the cattle complained of no pain, but as he sat near the stove he sighed as if he were about to drop off to sleep and died, a physician arriving soon after pronouncing death instant.

Funeral arrangements had not been made yesterday evening.

Mr. Hawley was a veteran of the Civil war, enlisting from Waterbury as corporal of Company K, 17th Vermont, July 20, 1864. He was mustered in August 24 of the at year and was mustered out July 14 of the following year.

Mr. Hawley is survived by his wife, formerly Miss Etta Tracy and a son, Richard, who lives on the home farm.

Source: Montpelier Morning Journal, December 13, 1910.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.