Age: 27, credited to Sheffield, VT
Unit(s): 15th VT INF
Service: enl 9/17/62, m/i 10/22/62, Pvt, Co. G, 15th VT INF, m/o 8/5/63
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Birth: 1834, Sheffield, VT
Burial: Westlook Cemetery, Glover, VT
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Harman Clark
Findagrave Memorial #: 179992530
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 12/20/1882, VT; widow Sarah A., 6/24/1912, VT
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Westlook Cemetery, Glover, VT
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Hiram Simpson of Sheffield, aged 78 years, died at the home of his granddaughter, Mrs. H. V. Drown, on Elm street, Wednesday, May 8. Mr. Simpson was a veteran of the Civil war, having enlisted in the 15th Vermont, and was a member of Quimby Post, G.A.R. He had always lived in Sheffield until within a few weeks when he came to Barton in order that he might have better medical attention. He is survived by a widow and four children, Chester Simpson of Lyndonville, Walter Simpson of Beebe Junction, Mrs. Amy Tanner of Sheffield and Mrs. Helen Brooks of Barton, also an adopted son, William Simpson of Orleans. The funeral services were held from the Drown residence on Friday afternoon, Rev. W. A. Warner officiating. The interment was at Glover. A large number of relatives and friends from Sheffield were present. The relatives wish to thank the members of Quimby Post and other friends for the beautiful flowers sent.
Source: Orleans County Monitor, May 15, 1912
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.