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Wormell, Elias O.


Age: 0, credited to Burlington, VT
Unit(s): 10th ME INF
Service: 10th ME INF

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Birth: 10/31/1844, Unknown
Death: 06/18/1908

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

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Angie F., 7/6/1908, 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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Elias O. Wormell

Elias O. Wormell died at 9:30 last evening at his home at 17 Grant street after a wasting illness of two and a half months. The funeral will be held tomorrow afternoon, with prayers by Rev. C. J. Staples at the residence at 2 o'clock followed by burial at Lake View cemetery under Masonic auspices.

Mr. Wormell was born in Saco, Maine, October 31, 1844. He enlisted in the 10th Maine volunteers in October 1861, and served with credit, suffering a wound in the wrist at Antietam and a wound in the abdomen from a fragment of a shell at Winchester. While in hospital he contracted crysipelas, which settled in his eyes and ultimately Oct. 7, 1889, caused total blindness, from which he suffered to the day of his death.

Mr. Wormell came to Burlington about 1870 and until incapacitated by blindness followed the occupation of photographer.

He was a member of Post Stannard, G. A. R., of Burlington, Lodge No. 105, F. and A. M., and of Burlington chapter No. 3, R. A. M.

He is survived by a wife and by two brothers, the latter living respectively in Maine and Massachusetts.

Source: Burlington Daily News, June 20, 1908.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.