Stickney, George A.
Age: 38, credited to St. Johnsbury, VT
Unit(s): 15th VT INF
Service: enl 8/28/62, m/i 10/22/62, Pvt, Co. K, 15th VT INF, m/o 8/5/63
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Birth: 11/23/1823, Lyman, NH
Burial: Grove Cemetery, St. Johnsbury, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Dan Taylor
Findagrave Memorial #: 114486312
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 3/26/1880
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Grove Cemetery, St. Johnsbury, VT
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George Stickney died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. H. V. Severance, December 7. Mr. Stickney was born in Lyman, N.H., November 23, 1823. He began life as a farmer in Newark; he moved to Kirby about fifty years ago and in the vicinity of thirty years ago he came to St. Johnsbury East to live. He enlisted in Co. K, of the 15th Vermont regiment and served in the Civil war nine months. He united with the Congregational church here in May, 1902. Mr. Stickney has been in ill health for some time. He was taken to the St. Johnsbury hospital, but did not improve so much as his friends wished. He was later moved to the home of his daughter, Mrs. H. V. Severance, where he died. his end was marked with peace and a willingness to go home. The funeral services were held from the Congregational church, December 9. They were in charge of deacon F. A. Hovey. His pastor, Rev. E. E. Grant, officiated. The interment was in Grove cemetery. A large number of friends mourn his loss, as well as his family.
Source: St. Johnsbury Republican, December 16, 1903
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.