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Aiken, Hiram

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 36, credited to Cabot, VT
Unit(s): 10th VT INF, VRC
Service: enl 7/12/62, m/i 9/1/62, Pvt, Co. A, 10th VT INF, tr to VRC 4/17/64, m/o 7/5/65

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VITALS

Birth: 09/15/1823, Cabot, VT
Death: 06/14/1913

Burial: Peacham Corner Cemetery, Peacham, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Francis Guber
Findagrave Memorial #: 120945277

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 9/16/1879; widow Rose, 9/19/1913, 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: 10th Vt. History off-site

DESCENDANTS

3rd Great Grandfather of Jacky Gamble, Barre, VT

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Peacham Corner Cemetery, Peacham, VT

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Obituary

Hiram Aiken died at his late home, June 14, after a short illness. He was a resident of Peacham for 30 years. He was born at Cabot, Sept. 15, 1823. He was a Civil War veteran, enlisting in Co. A, of the 10th Reg. of Vt. Volunteers, where he served three years. He was a member of the Methodist Episcopal church of Peacham. He was united in marriage with Rose McLaughlin in 1853. Five children were born to them, of which four are living, three sons and a daughter. He also leaves seven grandchildren. He leaves an aged wife who lives with the youngest son, Arthur, on the home farm. Mr. Aiken was a kind man in his family and was respected by all who knew him. The funeral services were held from his late home Tuesday June 17, Rev. J. K. Williams officiating. Interment was at Peacham cemetery under the auspices of the G.A.R. Those from out of town to attend the funeral were Leonard Aiken, son and daughter of Turners Falls, Mass., Nelson Aiken of Groveland, Mass., Mrs. Lizzie Thurber, Coventry, Mrs. Carrie Beck and Miss Ella McLaughlin of St. Johnsbury.

Source: St. Johnsbury Caledonian, June 25, 1913
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.