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Stafford, Emerson


Age: 19, credited to Readsboro, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: enl 8/29/64, m/i 8/29/64, Pvt, Co. A, 2nd VT INF, m/o 6/19/65

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Birth: 08/13/1845, Readsboro, VT
Death: 05/06/1921

Burial: Village Cemetery, Readsboro, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Boudreau
Findagrave Memorial #: 46208219


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/27/1885, VT
Portrait?: Gibson Collection
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 Ernest E. Phelps, Goldsboro, NC

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Village Cemetery, Readsboro, VT

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John Gibson Collection


Emerson Stafford passed away Friday, May 6, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Myron Vose. Mr. Stafford had been in poor health for 2 years past. He was born in Readsboro, Aug. 17, 1845. Besides his daughter, Mrs. Vose, he leaves one son, Ira, of Springfield, Mass., and an adopted son, Foster Stafford of California; one sister, Mrs. Laura Carpenter of Vermont; one half-sister, Mrs. Joseph Goddard of Heartwellville; one half brother, Norman Stafford of Russell, N. Y., and several grandchildren. The funeral was held Monday at 1 o'clock at the Baptist church.

Source: Bennington Evening Banner, May 12, 1921.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.


The funeral of Emerson Stafford who died on Friday of last week at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Myron Yose, was held at the Baptist Church at 1 p.m. Rev. J. A. Donald officiated and the church quartet sang at the funeral. Mr. Stafford was a veteran of the Civil War [2nd Vt. Infantry, Co. A] and spent the greater part of his life here and in neighboring towns. Burial was in the village (Readsboro ed.) cemetery.

North Adams Transcript
May 11, 1921