Age: 38, credited to Randolph, VTVITALS
Birth: 06/06/1826, UnknownADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None notedDESCENDANTS
Elmwood Cemetery, Barre, VT
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(Dewey Jones Collection)
DEATH OF REV. HARVEY WEBSTERBurlington Free Press, January 12, 1899
SWANTON, JAN. 6, -- Rev. Harvey Webster died at his home here this afternoon at 11:30, after a lingering illness, although he had not been confined to his bed a week. The funeral will be held at the Methodist-Episcopal Church Sunday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock, Rev. S. H. Smith, pastor of the church will have charge of the service. Rev. L. O. Sherburne, the presiding elder, will preach the funeral sermon, and other ministers will take part in the service.
Rev. Webster was one of the oldest, and most highly esteemed of his brethren in the state. He was born in Weston, Vt. June 6, 1826, and has been 59 years at work in the ministry. During the Civil War he was Chaplain of the 6th Vermont. He was at headquarters with Gen. Grant when Lee surrendered.
He has been Chaplain of the G. A. R. for several years. He leaves a wife and three children, Mrs. Elmer Brown, who lived with him here, Rev. Edward Webster of Oswego, N. Y., who arrived here Thursday evening, and Dr. George Webster, who is a dentist to the royal family in Germany.
Courtesy of Deanna French