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Hyde, William Alexander


Age: 27, credited to Grand Isle, VT
Unit(s): 7th CA INF
Service: enl, Marysville, CA, 10/3/64, m/i, Pvt, Co. B, 7th CA INF, 10/8/64, m/o 4/26/66, Presidio, San Francisco

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Birth: 07/28/1837, Grand Isle, VT
Death: 10/07/1917

Burial: Grand Isle Cemetery, Grand Isle, VT
Marker/Plot: Section A, Row 11.
Gravestone photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 16005215


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 7/24/1890, IA
Portrait?: Grand Isle Historical Society (postwar)
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: Joined Iowa G.A.R. Post #1 in June 1890. He was also a watchman at the Orphans Home in Davenport that year (city directory).


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Grand Isle Cemetery, Grand Isle, VT

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Death of William A. Hyde

William Alexander Hyde, son of George and Amelia Soules Hyde, died Sunday morning, October 7th at the home of his brother, A. H. Hyde

Mr. Hyde was found dead in his bed Sunday morning, having gone to bed Saturday in his usual condition. He was born in Grand Isle, July 29, 1837. Two sisters and three brothers survive him. He went to California in 1849. He served in the Civil War, and afterward lived for several years in Davenport, Iowa.

Twenty years ago he returned to Grand Isle and has since lived with his brother Addison H. Hyde. His funeral was held from the home at 1:00 p. m. Monday. Rev. George C. Westcott officiating. The funeral was in charge of W. F. Parks. The bearers were, M. O. Kinney, Will Martin, E. E. Macomber, and E. J. Parker. Burial in the Grand Isle cemetery.

Burlington Suburban List, 11 Oct 1917.
Courtesy of Lucille Campbell

Webmaster's Note: Lucille informs us the obituary was incorrect, in that William and his sister Charlotte were still living in Grand Isle in 1850. By 1860 they were both in Marysville, CA with other Vermonters.