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Stratton, Asa H.
Age: 22, credited to Newfane, VT
Unit(s): 8th VT INF
Service: enl 1/16/62, m/i 2/18/62, Pvt, Co. I, 8th VT INF, m/o 6/22/64
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Birth: 1840, Newfane, VT
Burial: South Newfane-Branch Road Cemetery, Newfane, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 49156299
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/6/1877; widow Ellen E., 3/1/1918, MA
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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South Newfane-Branch Road Cemetery, Newfane, VT
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The body of Asa H. Stratton, about 80 years old, who died in Springfield, Mass., Wednesday, Feb. 20, was brought to Brattleboro Friday evening. The funeral was held on Saturday at 2 o'clock in the church at South Newfane. Mr. Stratton was born in Newfane, the son of Asa and Polly Morse. For several years he was associated with Leslie Stratton in the meat business in West Brattleboro on the present site of the Melrose hospital. He removed to Springfield about eight years ago, where he lived with his son, Herbert Stratton. He leaves a wife, Ellen Powers Stratton, three sons, Herbert and Dana of Springfield, Mass., Leslie of Williamsville, a daughter, Miss Mary Stratton of South Newfane and a foster son, Amos Whitaker of Springfield, Mass. He also leaves one sister, Mrs. John H. Merrifield of Williamsville, and a brother, John Stratton of Newfane. Mr. Stratton was a veteran of the Civil war.
Source: Vermont Phoenix, March 1, 1918.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.