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Stone, George H.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 32, credited to Rockingham, 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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VITALS

Birth: 12/21/1826, County Dublin, Ireland
Death: 09/20/1899

Burial: Immanuel Cemetery, Bellows Falls, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 95648126

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Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 8/17/1882, VT; widow Angeline C., 8/13/1900, 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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Immanuel Cemetery, Bellows Falls, VT

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Musicians of the Fourth Vermont Infantry Regimental Band

Stone, George H. - Musician. (b. Marlborough, NH, 21 Dec., 1825, son of John & Rebecca (Coolidge) Ward Stone). He enlisted at the age of 32 years from Rockingham, Vt., 3 Sept., 1861. He was mustered in to service at Brattleboro, 21 Sept., 1861. He mustered out with the band, 9 Aug., 1862. He learned the carpenter's trade at his hometown in Marlborough, NH with Mr. Burpee, who was a master carpenter. George's father was a captain in the militia company and a citizen of prominence in Marlborough. He had come to the town when a young boy with his father Deacon Eliphalet Stone, from Framingham, Massachusetts. George m. in Walpole, NH, Feb., 1866, Angeline Crawford Starkweather (b. Norwalk, Conn. 14 May, 1835, dau. of Joseph & Mary (Whitney) Crawford). She was a young widow of Ashley G. Starkweather, whom she married in Bellows Falls, Vt. 11 April, 1854, and whom died six years later 21 March, 1860. Angeline and George Stone were living in Rockingham, Vermont in 1870. He was a house carpenter by trade. Their home was valued at $2,000, and they had additional personal property valued at $1,200. In 1880, they were still in Rockingham. George applied for an Invalid Pension 17 Aug., 1883 (App #457623, Cert. #498152). He died January, 1900. Angeline applied for a Widow's Pension from Rockingham, 13 Aug., 1900 (App #725246, Cert #535621). When the 1920 census was taken, Angeline was still a widow, living in her own home at 5 Oak Street in Rockingham. She was renting a room out to George Morris (b. Maine, age 65, widower), who was working as a millwright at the paper mill. She died between 1921-1930 in Rockingham.

Biographical Information
(researched by Linda M. Welch, March, 2008)