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Woodbury, Herbert Elverton

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 21, credited to Morristown, VT
Unit(s): 3rd VT INF
Service: enl 2/6/65, m/i 2/6/65, Pvt, Co. E, 3rd VT INF, wdd, Petersburg, 3/27/65, m/o 6/29/65

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VITALS

Birth: 12/07/1843, Morristown, VT
Death: 04/10/1919

Burial: Lakeview Cemetery, Burlington, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 54119492

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Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 4/2/1873; widow Hannah M, 4/26/1919, 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: Brother of Urban A.

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Obituary

Herbert E. Woodbury

Herbert E. Woodbury, who died late Thursday evening, as announced in yesterday's Free Press, was born December 7, 1843, at Morristown, the son of Albert M., and Mary (Wadleigh) Woodbury, being one of four children of whom only one, Mrs. Carrie Martin of Hardwick, survives.

Mr. Woodbury was a veteran of the Civil War, serving in Company E of the 3rd Vermont Volunteers. He was wounded at Petersburg on March 27, 1865, being mustered out three months later.

He first married Miss Sarah E. Perry, at Waterville, on July 7, 1866. By her he had four children, Carrie Lula Abie, Charles Albert and Alfred M. Mrs. Woodbury died in 1884. Two children, Lulu and Alfred, survive. On January 29, 1901, Mr. Woodbury married Hannah Marguerite, daughter of John and Adeline Wilson of Plattsburgh, N. Y., who survives him.

Mr. Woodbury was for many years the manager of the American dressing mill of the J. R. Booth lumber company. In April, 1892 he became associated with his brother, the late Urban A. Woodbury, in the management of the Van Ness, and was its manager from that date until he retired in September, 1907.

Mr. Woodbury was a member of Washington Lodge, No. 3, A. F. & A. M.; Burlington Chapter, No. 3, R. A. M.; Burlington Council, No. 5, R. S. M.; Burlington Commandery, No. 2, K. T.; Haswell Lodge of Perfection; J. W. Roby Council, P. Of J.; Delta Chapter of Rose Croix, Vermont Consistory and Cairo Temple, A. A. N. M. S.

The funeral will be held from his late residence, 92 Brookes avenue, Sunday afternoon at 2:30.

Source: Burlington Free Press, April 12, 1919
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.