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Hattie E. Todd Tuttle of Whitingham VT

TUTTLE, Hattie E. Todd7, (Solomon6, Solomon5, James4, James3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born in 1850, in Charlemont, Mass., married Oct. 14, 1868, Lyman C. son of Jude S. and Cynthia (Blakeslee) Tuttle, who was born May 13, 1846, and died about 1902. She is living now (1913) with her daughter in Whitingham, Vt., R. F. D. No. 1. Children: I. Lyman R., b. June 30, 1869. II. Hattie B., b. Sept. 30, 1870. III. George. IV....

Biography of Martin M. Brown, M.D.

MARTIN M. BROWN, M. D. – The life work of Dr. Martin M.Brown has carried his name to wide significance, and in his present success he holds a leading position in medical and surgical practice in Western Massachusetts. Active in his profession for many years, and for thirty-three years a leading physician of North Adams, Dr. Brown has specialized within recent years in surgery, and is widely sought in this part of the State. A native of Vermont, and educated in a western institution, Dr. Brown is thoroughly representative of the best thought and achievement in his chosen profession. He is a son of Russell D. and Eliza (Millard) Brown. His father was a farmer and school teacher of Whitingham, Vermont, and for a number of years chairman of the Board of Selectmen of Whitingham, and was always a leading figure in progressive movements in the community. He died in 1917, at the age of eighty-three years. Martin M. Brown was born in Jacksonville, Vermont, July 13, 1863. His education was begun in the public schools of Whitingham, and he later attended Drury High School, at North Adams, Massachusetts. Going to Chicago for his medical course, he entered Rush Medical College, from which he was graduated in 1888. His institutional experience was begun in the Presbyterian Hospital of Chicago, where he served as house physician and surgeon during the years 1888 to 1890, inclusive. Later for one year he had charge of the Surgical Hospital at Ironwood, Michigan. It was in 1891 that Dr. Brown came to North Adams and established himself in practice. Following general lines for a...

Biography of Orland Jonas Brown, M.D.

ORLAND JONAS BROWN, M. D. – Since 1870, Dr. Orland Jonas Brown has been steadily practicing his profession in North Adams, and his activities in the service of community, commonwealth and nation have created a debt of gratitude that they have been repaying in the honored esteem in which he is held. He has served his community as a health officer, his State in its Legislature, and as a surgeon in its militia, from which, after twenty years service he was retired with the rank of lieutenant-colonel, and his long record is one of honor and brilliance in service. Dr. Orland Jonas Brown was born February 2, 1848, at Whitingham, Vermont, son of Harvey Brown, Esq., and Lucina (Fuller) Brown. His father, who was a farmer, was a teacher in the public schools for eighteen consecutive winters, and also held many offices of trust in the farming community where he lived, at Whitingham, Windham County, Vermont, being selectman, overseer of the poor, etc., and representing his town in the Vermont Legislature for two terms. He was popularly known as Harvey Brown, Esq. Dr. Brown received his education in the public schools of his native town, and then spent two terms at Powers’ Institute, Bernardston, Massachusetts. He commenced teaching in the public schools at the age of sixteen years, making a success of the pursuit, and earning sufficient money to pay for his educational expenses. In 1866 he commenced the study of medicine with Dr. J. L. Harrington, at Halifax, Vermont, and then took the full courses of lectures at Bellevue Hospital Medical College, New York, and at the University...

Biography of Isaac T. Goodnow

Isaac T. Goodnow. There are certain names that should be preserved in the annals of Kansas with testimonials of pride and admiration, and one of these is Isaac T. Goodnow, who was a member of a notable group of liberty-loving men whose efforts had much to do with making Kansas a free state and opening the way for her to become the great and prosperous commonwealth she is now. He assisted in the founding of educational and religious institutions, he co-operated with others for business expansion and in every way during a long and singularly useful life displayed those qualities which promote comfort, peace and happiness. Isaac T. Goodnow was born at Whitingham, Windham County, Vermont, January 17, 1814, and died at Manhattan, Rilcy County, Kansas, March 20, 1894. He was the fourth child of William and Sybil (Arms) Goodnow. His father was born at Petersham, Massachusetts, and was a descendant of one of three brothers who came to the Massachusetts Colony from England at an early day. When a young man he went to Vermont and for many years was a successful merchant at Whitingham. There, in 1806, he was married to Sybil Arms, a schoolteacher and a daughter of Josiah Arms, one of the early settlers of Brattleboro, Vermont. When fourteen years of age heavy responsibilities fell upon Isaac T. Goodnow because of the death of his father. The support of the family devolved on him in a large measure, necessitating much self denial on his part as his hopes had already been centered on collegiate training and a life in one of the professions. Nevertheless he...

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