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Watson, David Mark


Age: 18, credited to Vermont
Unit(s): 142nd NY INF
Service: enl, Moira, 8/22/62, m/i, Pvt, Co. F, 142nd NY INF. 9/29/62, m/o 6/7/65, Raleigh, NC

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Birth: 01/10/1824, Unknown
Death: 12/11/1905

Burial: Lakeview Cemetery, Burlington, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 54117298


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: yes, widow Mary E., 3/16/1906, 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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Lakeview Cemetery, Burlington, VT

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David M. Watson died suddenly t his home, 61 Front street, yesterday morning of heart failure. Mr. Watson had also suffered for some time with gastritis. He went out to get some coal and, not returning his wife sought him and found him in a sitting posture, just expiring.

Mr. Watson was almost 62 years of age and a native of Milton. He was a carpenter by occupation and had resided in this city for many years. He was a veteran of the Civil War, a member of the G. A. R., and of the Carpenter's union. The funeral will be held from the home on Front street Thursday morning with interment in Lake View cemetery.

Mr. Watson leaves, besides his wife, one daughter, Mrs. J. C. Flint of this city, three sisters, Mrs. Loren Drake of Nicholville, N. Y., Mrs. B. M. Mills of Burlington, and Mrs. Martin Smith of Moira, N.Y., and two brothers, William Watson of Marcy, N. Y., and George Watson of Charlestown, Mass.

Source: Burlington Free Press, December 12, 1905.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.