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Davis, Marshall H.


Age: 0, credited to Island Pond, VT
Unit(s): 12th ME INF
Service: Co. K, 12th ME INF

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Birth: 03/24/1846, Island Pond, VT
Death: 09/30/1916

Burial: Old Protestant Cemetery, Island Pond, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 181030698


Alias?: None Noted
Pension?: Not found
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: CA
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)



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Old Protestant Cemetery, Island Pond, VT

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There passed away at the Soldiers' hospital in Sawtel, California, at 8:50 a.m., September 30th, a former wellknown resident of Island Pond, M.H. Davis. The funeral was held October 2d, under the I.O.O.F. and G.A.R. rituals, and cremation followed. The ashes will be brought to his old home for burial, but the return has been delayed owing to the settlement of the estate, and the date of departure is uncertain.

Deceased was born in Island Pond on March 24, 1846, and the greater portion of his life was passed here. He owned considerable property, at one time owning and operating a gristmill, and was in the mercantile business here for over thirty years. He went to California to make his home seven years ago. He was a veteran of the Civil war, enlisting in a Maine regiment, and saw much service. He was a member of Capt. Buck Post G.A.R. of this place and the I.O.O.F. He was a stirring business man and accumulated a handsome property. For more than a quarter of a century he was active in the business life of Island Pond.

He is survived by three sons, Harry Davis of Newport, Willie Davis of Brooklyn, N.Y., Charles T. Davis of this place and one daughter, Mrs. Della Long of California, who was with her father during his illness and gave him a loving daughter's care.

Essex County Herald, November 17, 1916

Submitted by Heidi McColgan