Joseph Earl, from New Hampshire, came to this town in 1801, and located upon the farm now owned by Seymour Harris. He married Sally Brockway, of Walpole, N. H., and reared a family of ten children, one of whom, Hiram, now resides here, aged eighty-three years. Joseph was ninety-five years of age at the time
Nathaniel Goodell, one of the early settlers, came here from Massachusetts. He reared a family of eight children. His son, Nathaniel, was born November 2, 1803, married Prudence Stowe, for his first wife, by whom he had five children, She died March 24, 1857. His second wife, Esther H. Goodell, now resides in Morrisville. Mr.
Zadock Smith came to this town in 1855, and located upon the farm now known as the ” Malvern place.” He died November 30 1881. Allen B., son of Zadock, came here with his father. He was assistant judge of the county court in 1874-’76, and has been a selectman several years. He married Roxana
Waite, Horace, of Hyde Park, son of Smith H. and Lucinda (Goodenough) Waite, was born in Fairfield, May 16, 1826. His education was obtained in the common schools of Sheldon and at Bakersfield Academy. Left an orphan at the age of five he found a home with Asa Grant with whom he remained till he