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Blodgett, Henry Philander

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 29, credited to Williston, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT INF
Service: enl 5/2/61, m/i 5/9/61, PVT, Co. F, 1st VT INF, m/o 8/15/61

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VITALS

Birth: 02/05/1832, Vermont
Death: 03/20/1905

Burial: North Branch Cemetery, Middlesex, VT
Marker/Plot: 141
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish
Findagrave Memorial #: 58500866

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 5/12/1879
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Remarks: None

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Tombstone

North Branch Cemetery, Middlesex, VT

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Obituary

WORCESTER

Henry Philander Blodgett, who had lived on the Seaver place for the past six years, died on Monday, March 20, after a short illness, aged 73 years. The burial was in the Lewis cemetery, Middlesex, on Wednesday, the Rev. G. S. Smith officiating. Mt. Blodgett had formerly lived in Middlesex and was also a resident of Barre for a number of years, where he was a member of R. B. Crandall Post, G. A. R. He served as a private in Co. F, 1st Vermont volunteers. He was a prosperous farmer, a well known and respected citizen. He is survived by a brother and two sisters. - O. R. Blodgett has been appointed administrator of the estate and John R. Wilson and Roger Hovey commissioners. - Among those from out of town who attended the Blodgett funeral were Capt. Albert F. Dodge and Oramel Dodge, Mr. And Mrs. Taylor Parker, Mr. And Mrs. Albert Adams, Harvey Woodward and son of Barre, John Maxham, Henry Maxham, Mrs. Lounderville and Henry Jones of Middlesex.

Source: Burlington Free Press, March 29, 1905.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.