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Vernal, Harmon


Age: 22, credited to St. Albans, VT
Unit(s): 6th VT INF
Service: drafted - enl 7/15/63, m/i 7/15/63, PVT, Co. A, 6th VT INF, pr CPL 6/19/65, m/o 6/26/65

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Birth: 01/18/1841, Fairfield, VT
Death: 01/16/1907

Burial: Greenwood Cemetery, St. Albans, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 144601351


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 5/28/1890, VT; widow Mary E., 2/9/1907, 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


2nd Great Granduncle of John Cochrane Spence, Edmonton, AB

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Greenwood Cemetery, St. Albans, VT

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John Gibson Collection


Death of Harmon Vernal

Harmon Vernal, of Fairfield st., died Wednesday evening January 16 in Jeffersonville where he was visiting his daughter, Mrs. J.A. Watkins. Had Mr. Vernal lived until January 18 he would have been 66 years old. Mrs. Ernest S. Brook of this town, another daughter, was about to start for Jeffersonville to pass Friday with her father in honor of his birthday anniversary when news of his death came. Mr. Vernal is survived by his wife, Lizzie (Foss) Vernal and the two daughters already mentioned.

Funeral of Harmon Vernal

The funeral of Harmon Vernal, of Fairfield st., who died Wednesday January 16 in Jeffersonville, where he was visiting his daughter, Mrs. J.A. Watkins, was held at the Methodist Episcopal church Saturday afternoon at 1:30 o’clock, the Rev. Dr. C.S. Nutter officiating. A quartet composed of Mrs. H.E. Scott, Miss Marion L. Collins, N.J. Hunt, and A.C.S. Beeman sang “peace, Perfect Peace,” and “Abide With Me.” The members of A.R. Hurlbut Post, No. 60, G.A.R., of which Mr. Vernal was a member, attended in a body. The bearers were L.T. Beeman, H.C. Pomeroy, C.C. Sunderland, and James Chynoweth. The burial was in the South Main street cemetery.

Source: St. Albans Daily Messenger, January 24, 1907
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.