Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Gouldings in:
 • Evergreen Cemetery
 • Rutland
 • Rutland County
 • Vermont
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
Joseph Hiram Goulding
Learn about sponsoring this memorial...
Birth: Jun. 8, 1842
Potsdam
St. Lawrence County
New York, USA
Death: Feb. 2, 1916
Rutland
Rutland County
Vermont, USA

Joseph H. Goulding, son of James Marshall and Amanda (Sanford) Goulding, was born in Potsdam, N. Y., June 8, 1842. He prepared for college in the schools of his city and entered the University in 1862, and remained until August, 1863, when he left to enter the service; was a member of Theta Chi Fraternity; received the degree of A.B. at the commencement of 1893 as for 1865.
He went to Washington, D.C., and passed an examination for a commission in the United States Colored Troops; was commissioned 2d lieutenant, 6th United States Colored Infantry, September 12,1863; served as ambulance officer and acting assistant quartermaster in the 10th, 18th, and 25th Army Corps, in the Armies of the Potomac, James, and Ohio; took part in the battles at Petersburg, June 15, 1864, "The Mine," Petersburg, July 30, 1864; New Market Heights, Va., September 29, 1864; "Fair Oaks 3d" October 27, 1864; both expeditions against Fort Fisher, N.C., winter 1864-65; Sherman's march on Raleigh. He was promoted first lieutenant, May 6, 1865, and was mustered out of service, September 20, 1865.
He was clerk of the Rutland R.R., Rutland, Vt., 1865-70; secretary of same road, 1870-78; secretary and treasurer, Dorset Marble Co., 1878-88. He removed to Wilmington, Vt., in 1895, where he has since resided; has served as treasurer, Wilmington Savings Bank, 1895 to date. He is a republican in politics; was assistant postmaster of Rutland, 1889-92; was colonel and chief on the staff of Governor John L. Barstow, 1882-83; secretary of civil and military affairs, state of Vermont, 1892-93.
He joined Roberts Post, G.A.R.,Rutland, Vt., in 1869; was post adjutant, 1869-71; assistant adjutant-general, Department of Vermont, G.A.R., 1872-73; national council of administration, 1873-74; elected commander of Department of Vermont, G.A.R., 1880-81; appointed adjutant-general, G.A.R., by Commander-in-Chief Veasey and served in 1890-91. He organized, as adjutant-general, the first soldiers' reunion in Vermont, held at Rutland in 1873, and attended by thousands, all coming as organizations, officered and enlisted for three days' service; was adjutant general of the Bennington centennial in 1876, one of the largest gatherings ever held in the State; compiled the Official Military Records of Rutland in 1889.
He is a member of the Loyal Legion of Vermont, serving as Junior Vice-Commander, 1899-1900; Senior Vice Commander, 1900-01; and Commander 1909 to date; 32 Mason and member of Mt. Sinai Temple Mystic Shrine of Montpelier; trustee of the Vermont Soldiers' Home, Bennington, Vt., 1909 to date.
He was married August 18, 1863, to Fannie Ellen, daughter of the Rev. Aaron G. Pease of Norwich, Vt. Four children were born to them; Matilda, born August 2, 1867, resides in Wilmington, Vt.; Anne Page, born April 27, 1871, married Willis M. Ross, resides in Rutland, Vt.; James Marshall, born November 16, 1874, resides in Riverside, Cal.; Philip Sanford, born September 6, 1876, resides in Urbana, Ill. (from Norwich University: Her History, Her Graduates, Her Roll of Honor, Vol. 2, compiled by William A. Ellis; pub. by Capitol City Press, Montpelier, Vt., 1911) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  James Marshall Goulding (1805 - 1878)
  Amanda Sanford Goulding (1807 - 1876)
 
 Spouse:
  Fannie Pease Goulding (1843 - 1902)
 
 Children:
  Matilda P. Goulding (1867 - 1952)*
  Anne Goulding Ross (1871 - 1943)*
  Philip Sanford Goulding (1876 - 1937)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Evergreen Cemetery
Rutland
Rutland County
Vermont, USA
 
Created by: Jen Snoots
Record added: Sep 23, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 59093474
Joseph Hiram Goulding
Added by: Jen Snoots
 
Joseph Hiram Goulding
Added by: Jen Snoots
 
Joseph Hiram Goulding
Added by: Jen Snoots
 
 
There is 1 more photo not showing...
Click here to view all images...
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


- AR
 Added: Apr. 6, 2014
Thank you for your service!
- John G. Hall
 Added: Feb. 6, 2013
HUSBAND OF 7th COUSIN 3x REMOVED
- ANN ROGENSKI
 Added: Dec. 10, 2012
There are 4 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service