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Swift, William C.


Age: 22, credited to Elmore, VT
Unit(s): 4th VT INF
Service: drafted - enl 7/17/63, m/i 7/17/63, PVT, Co. E, 4th VT INF, m/o 7/18/65

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Birth: 03/08/1840, Wolcott, VT
Death: 10/12/1918

Burial: Worcester Village Cemetery, Worcester, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish
Findagrave Memorial #: 80974967


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/30/1866
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


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Former Worcester Resident Passed Away in Bradford
William C. Swift died at his home in Bradford Saturday, October 12, of hardening of the arteries from which he has suffered several years, being confined to the house since June. He was born in Wolcott, March 8, 1840, being one of four children all of whom are dead. He married Ann E. Slayton of Calais after which he settled in Elmore where he resided until 1917 when he moved to Worcester. His wife died Jan. 7, 1911, and his buildings burned January 11, after which he went to Bradford to live with his daughter. He was a veteran of the Civil War and a member of Washburn Post of Bradford. He leaves two daughters, Mrs. Henry R. Lucia of Rochester, N.Y., and Mrs. Harli B. Moore of Bradford, also Irma and Raymond Lucia, grandchildren. Interment was in Worcester beside his wife.

Source: Montpelier Evening Argus, October 26, 1918.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.