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Where Did They Go?

New York

At least 61 Vermont veterans, or their widows, ended up in Franklin County, New York by the1890 census.

Broe, Nelson, immigrated from Canada. He married Elizabeth Hull. Some time in the early 1870's they migrated to New York. My grandfather Charles Robert Broe and several of my great uncles and aunts were born there. The family moved to what is now the Town of Keene, New York in the late 1870's. Contributed Marilyn Premo, his great-granddaughter.

Catura, Joseph & Joseph; buried in St. Anne's Cemetery, St. Regis Falls, NY.

Fisk, Jerome; Crown Point, NY (Sturtevant 461)

Gonya, Lewis; He survived, and after the war settled down with his wife, Virginia Martin, and their children in Franklin County, New York. (descendant)

Gould, Page, born 6 Apr 1840 in Worcester, VT. Migrated to Shelburn, NH about 1870, married, wife died, migrated to New York City about 1880 and re-married. Died in NYC in 1916. Previous CW militay service - 1st NH Vol Inf, April 1861 for 3 months. Contributed by Lawrwence Gould, his great-grandson.

Hodges, William; died in Schenectady, NY. At the time of his death he was a member of the Horsfall Post of the G.A.R. in Schenectady. (descendant)

Holton, W. H. H.; served in the legislature of Vt, and for several years has been an inspector of customs in N.Y. (8 Inf)

Liscomb, O. P., moved to Albany some time after leaving a veteran's hospital in VT. There he met and married Cornelia Speed and lived the remainder of his life. Contributed by Jon Boody, his 2nd-great-grandson.

Miller, John S., moved from Alburgh, Vt to Ellenburg, NY, then moved to Wilson, KS in 1878, moved back to Ellenburg, NY, in 1879, he then moved to Brushton, NY in 1880 (Richard A. Miller,, 2nd-great-grandnephew)

Miller, Robert, moved from Alburgh, Vt to Ellenburg, NY in 1863. (Richard A. Miller,, 2nd-great-grandnephew)

Ovitt, Newton, lived for a time in Hadley NY, where he may have gotten married. In his later years, he was taken to the Veteran's Hospital in Bath in his later years to be taken care of. He died and was buried out there.

Side, Charles, Died in Tupper Lake, New York. His history as told by my grandfather (now deceased): Charles Side was underage (15 years old) when he went to join the Army, so he changed his name from the french-canadien name of Cote, to the english name of Side. Contributed by Mark LaFave, his 2nd-great-grandnephew.

Smith, J. Elliott; has been for years superintendent of the fire alarm telegraph of N.Y.C. He is recognized as one of the most prominent electricians in the country. (8 Inf)

Stone/Desroches, Joseph, died 26 July 1895, Town of Burke, Franklin Co., NY.

Young, Antoine, married Eliza Patnode jul 8 1866 No. Hero, Vt. at the age of 88 yrs. He was listed as the last of the civil war veterans in the town of Waverly, St. Regis Falls, NY. As his obituary stated, his brother William Young of Swanton, Vt. was an engineer on the steam ship's Vermont and Ticonderoga. He is of French origan and was a farmer. (David Young, his grand-nephew).