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Utton, John William


Age: 23, credited to Worcester, VT
Unit(s): 6th VT INF
Service: enl 8/14/61, m/i 10/15/61, Pvt, Co. H, 6th VT INF, m/o 10/28/64

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Birth: 06/17/1836, England
Death: 07/12/1914

Burial: Worcester Village Cemetery, Worcester, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish
Findagrave Memorial #: 69081421


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 4/17/1880; widow Sarah A., 7/20/1914, VT
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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Village Cemetery, Worcester, VT

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Was a Veteran of the Civil War and Native of England

John W. Utton, a long time resident of Worcester, did at his home about 5 o'clock Sunday afternoon following a short illness from apoplexy.

The deceased was born in England 78 years ago. He came to this country in early life and resided most of his life in Worcester where he has been a successful farmer. He was a veteran of the Civil War.

He is survived by his wife, two daughters, Mrs. Erwin Harris of Montpelier, and Mrs. James Darby, whose daughter died a week ago in Worcester; also one son, Henry Utton of Worcester; three sisters, Mrs. A. J. Burrill, of Woodbury, Mrs. McKey of Laconia, N. H., and Mrs. Adelbert Kendall,of Kingsbury, P. Q., and Thomas, of Worcester, and Edmund. The funeral will take place from his late home at 2 o'clock Tuesday afternoon. Burial will be in Worcester.

Source: Montpelier Evening Argus, July 13, 1914

Occurred Under G. A. R. Auspices in Worcester

Worcester, July 17. - The funeral of John William Utton on Tuesday last was largely attended the house being filled with neighbors and friends, many coming from Barre, Montpelier, Morrisville, Hardwick, and other nearby towns. The services a the house were conducted by the pastor of the church here and at the grave by members of the Washington County Veterans' Association, assisted by the pastor. The bearers were Henry Utton a son and Erwin Harris, a son-in-law and James and Arthur Darby, nephew of the deceased.

Mr. Utton was born in Fulmistone, County of Norfolk, England, January 17, 1839, so that his age was 75 years and six months. He was a private in Co. H. Of the 6th Vt. Vol., serving from October 15, 1861 to October 14, 1864, when he was discharged with a record of honorable service faithfully performed. He was severely wounded in the battle of the Wilderness. He was a member of Hall Post No. 39, G. A. R., during the life of that Post and at his death was an honored member of the Washington County Veterans Association.

Source: Montpelier Evening Argus, July 17, 1914.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.