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Mortimer Hedge

Lot Title

Hedge
Location in Cemetery
Section: a     Lot: 38     Grave: 1

Date of death

Apr-9-1863

Date of birth

Sep-30-1813

Age

49 yrs   6 mths   9 dys

Verse (Legibility: G - GOOD)

Gone but not forgotten.

Veteran Information

Veteran: Yes

Relatives

Husband of Louisa Wise Hedge Father of Lemuel Hedge and many other children according to census records Son of Samuel and Roxehana of Windsor VT

Stone Shape

R - ROUNDED TOP

Stone Decoration

N - NONE

Stone Condition

G - GOOD

Stone Material

M - MARBLE

State of Stone

U - OK - STANDING UPRIGHT

Other Information

Stone cleaned in 2021. Mortimer Hedge was born in VT and married Louisa Wise of New York City. The couple had many children and lived in Dartmouth where Mortimer worked as a rule maker. He nlisted in the Civil War on 29 July 1862 at the age of 48; joined Co. G, 33rd Infantry Rgmt., MA on 5 Aug 1862. Received a disability discharge from the 33rd Rgmt. on 19 Jan 1863 at Falmouth, VA and died less than three months later. Source: Soldiers, Sailors & Marines in the Civil War. Research: L. Oliveira

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Cemetery


LINDEN GROVE


Address

0 Reed Road
Westport
Massachusetts
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Supplementary Information

1,257   Marked Stones in this Cemetery
0   Unmarked Stones (Fieldstones) in this Cemetery

G.R. 2. - Gravestone record, Linden Grove Cemetery, Head of Westport, Vital Records to 1850. The cemetery was originally supervised by the private group, Linden Grove Association, but is now part of Town of Westport property and supervised by the Town Cemetery Director. This cemetery is next to Maple Grove Cemetery. There are three additions to the data for Linden Grove not available for the private cemeteries: photo(s) of each stone, a map of the cemetery showing relative locations of lots and the name of the owner(s) of the lot. There is only one "section" in Linden Grove. The Westport Gravestone Cleaning and Restoration Group has cleaned all the stones in Linden Grove using D/2 Biological Solution for cleaning. Most broken and leaning stones have been restored as of June 2023. Funding has been provided for training of the persons doing the work using CPA funding. CPA funding has also paid for supplies. Information on many of the interred has also been provided by Laura Oliviera, Todd Baptista and Troy Rebello.

Map Details

GPS North: 41.62386
GPS West: 71.05688
(Readings from: entrance)

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