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Shuttleworth, George L.


Age: 30, credited to Royalton, VT
Unit(s): 4th VT INF
Service: enl 9/3/61, m/i 9/21/61, MSCN, 4th VT INF Band, m/o 8/9/62

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Birth: 01/02/1831, Sharon, VT
Death: 04/27/1894

Burial: Pine Hill Cemetery, Sharon, VT
Marker/Plot: No_Marker; Lot 6
Gravestone researcher/photographer:
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 8/20/1890, MA; widow Harriet B., 5/19/1894, MA
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: Died in Springfield, Mass., body shipped to Sharon for interment. WPA Graves Registration Card indicates "no marker."


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Pine Hill Cemetery, Sharon, VT

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Musicians of the Fourth Vermont Infantry Regimental Band

Shuttleworth, George L. - Musician. (b. Sharon (Windsor County) Vermont, 2 Jan., 1831, son of Samuel & Laura (Benson) Shuttleworth). His father was an established lawyer in Sharon when the 1850 census was taken. George (age 18), was working for his dad as a law clerk. His father died unexpectedly in 1859. George enlisted from Royalton, Vermont at the age of 30 years, 3 Sept., 1861. He was mustered in at Brattleboro, Vt., 21 Sept, 1861. He Mustered out with the rest of his regimental band, 9 Aug., 1862. He m. Nov., 1868, Harriet "Hattie" Amelia Bailey (b. Newbury, Vt. 3 July, 1833, dau. of Jeffrey Amherst & Melissa (Stevens) Bailey). When the 1870 census was taken, George was 39 years old, working as a house painter, and living with his widowed mother, Laura in Sharon. He and Hattie and had two children, Laura (age 4), and Joseph King (age 1, b. 6 Jan. 1868). When the 1880 census of Royalton was taken, Mrs. Laura Shuttleworth (age 73), was living with Ira Maxham and his wife Deborah. Hattie d. 14 Oct., 1898. George died shortly after her. They are both buried in the Pine Hill cemetery in Sharon. Their surviving son Joseph moved to Brooklyn, New York.
Biographical Information
(researched by Linda M. Welch, March, 2008)


South Royalton

George Shuttleworth, who was reported as having had an attack of apoplexy last week, died at his home in Springfield, Mass., last Friday. His remains were brought to Sharon for burial. Mr. Shuttleworth was a resident of this village for several years. Moving from here to Springfield, Mass., about fifteen years ago, where he had since resided. He left a wife, one son, a daughter, and a mother living in this town with a brother, Wm. Benson.

Source: Herald and News, May 3, 1894
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.