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 William White

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William White

Birth
Ireland
Death
14 Aug 1904 (aged 85)
Sheldon, Franklin County, Vermont, USA
Burial
Sheldon, Franklin County, Vermont, USA
Memorial ID
52118790 View Source

85 yrs. wife: Sarah Husband
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White was born in Ireland in 1819. He married Sarah Husband on May 3, 1843, in Parish Ballintemple. White entered the US after living for sometime in Canada, where two daughters were born. It seems that he entered the United States sometime between 1851 and 1853, and was naturalized a US citizen in St. Albans, Vermont, in 1857.
White enlisted as a Sergeant in Co. I, 10th Vermont Regiment, on August 9, 1862, and was promoted to 1st Sergeant on December 5, 1862. He was commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant on April 2, 1864, and was wounded at Cold Harbor, Va., on June 1, 1864. He was promoted to 1st Lieutenant on August 9, 1864, and was wounded a second time on October 19, 1864, at Cedar Creek, Va. He was promoted to Captain on June 15, 1865, and was mustered out at the rank of 1st Lieutenant on June 22, 1865. He died on August 14, 1904, at Sheldon, Vt., and was buried there in the Old Cemetery.
Courtesy of: The Collection of the Vermont Historical Society (Misc. File 0249). The transcriptions were made by John Cotton, White's great-great grandson.

Obituary
CAPT. WILLIAM WHITE DEAD.
Was Civil War Veteran and Had Lived in Sheldon Sixty Years.
Sheldon, Aug. 15, 1904: Capt. William White died Sunday night at his home residence with his daughter, Mrs. Jane Guard, of paralysis, aged eighty-five years. The funeral will be held Tuesday afternoon August 16 at 2 o'clock at his home, the Rev. F. Barnaby Leach officiating.
Captain White's son, John, of St. Albans, died July 23. He is survived by five daughters, Mrs. Susie Booth, of Granby, Que., Mrs. Jane Guard of Sheldon, Mrs. Nettie Graves, of Sheldon, Mrs. Hattie Crowe, of New York, and Miss Katie White, of New York. Mr. White had been a resident of Sheldon for sixty years. Mr. White was a veteran of the Civil War, having served four years.
Source: St. Albans Daily Messenger, August 15, 1904
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.

Contributor: Dale B. (49198352)

85 yrs. wife: Sarah Husband
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White was born in Ireland in 1819. He married Sarah Husband on May 3, 1843, in Parish Ballintemple. White entered the US after living for sometime in Canada, where two daughters were born. It seems that he entered the United States sometime between 1851 and 1853, and was naturalized a US citizen in St. Albans, Vermont, in 1857.
White enlisted as a Sergeant in Co. I, 10th Vermont Regiment, on August 9, 1862, and was promoted to 1st Sergeant on December 5, 1862. He was commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant on April 2, 1864, and was wounded at Cold Harbor, Va., on June 1, 1864. He was promoted to 1st Lieutenant on August 9, 1864, and was wounded a second time on October 19, 1864, at Cedar Creek, Va. He was promoted to Captain on June 15, 1865, and was mustered out at the rank of 1st Lieutenant on June 22, 1865. He died on August 14, 1904, at Sheldon, Vt., and was buried there in the Old Cemetery.
Courtesy of: The Collection of the Vermont Historical Society (Misc. File 0249). The transcriptions were made by John Cotton, White's great-great grandson.

Obituary
CAPT. WILLIAM WHITE DEAD.
Was Civil War Veteran and Had Lived in Sheldon Sixty Years.
Sheldon, Aug. 15, 1904: Capt. William White died Sunday night at his home residence with his daughter, Mrs. Jane Guard, of paralysis, aged eighty-five years. The funeral will be held Tuesday afternoon August 16 at 2 o'clock at his home, the Rev. F. Barnaby Leach officiating.
Captain White's son, John, of St. Albans, died July 23. He is survived by five daughters, Mrs. Susie Booth, of Granby, Que., Mrs. Jane Guard of Sheldon, Mrs. Nettie Graves, of Sheldon, Mrs. Hattie Crowe, of New York, and Miss Katie White, of New York. Mr. White had been a resident of Sheldon for sixty years. Mr. White was a veteran of the Civil War, having served four years.
Source: St. Albans Daily Messenger, August 15, 1904
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.

Contributor: Dale B. (49198352)


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