Biographical Sketch of Theophilus Potter

Theophilus Potter came from Bakersfield, in 1815, and located in the western part, where he followed the carpenter and joiner trade. Six of his twelve children are now living.



Biographical Sketch of Solomon Manchester

Solomon Manchester, from Barnet, Vt., came to Waterville in 1839, and located in the southern part of the town, on road 16. He has had a family of six children, three of whom now reside in the town.



Biographical Sketch of Amos Page

Amos Page, from Massachusetts, was an early settler in Waterville. He located in the eastern part, where he died in 1840, aged eighty-four years. His family consisted of four sons, one of whom, Aaron D., settled in Waterville. Several of Amos’s descendants now reside in the town.



Biographical Sketch of Jacob Locke

Jacob Locke, from New Hampshire, settled in the central part of the town in 1808, where he remained until his death, in 1854. He reared a family of ten children, two of whom settled in the town. Thomas J., his third child, born in 1808, is now among the oldest inhabitants of the town.



Biographical Sketch of James Cheney

James Cheney, from Hanover, N. H., located in the northern part of this town at an early date, where he resided until his death, in 1810. He reared a family of seven children, three of whom remained in the town.



Biographical Sketch of Jr. Joseph Benson

Joseph Benson, Jr., a native of Woodstock, Vt., came to Stowe when eighteen years of age, and remained here until his death, in 1870, aged seventy_ seven years. His son, 0. J. Benson, now resides on road 18.



Biographical Sketch of Dexter Parker

Dexter Parker came to Stowe from Pelham, Mass., at an early day, and remained here until his death, which occurred on the farm now occupied by his grandson, Charles B., with his mother and sister. Dexter A. L. Parker, son of Dexter, born in Stowe, died here in 1871, aged fifty-two years.



Biographical Sketch of Daniel Moody

Daniel Moody, a native of Maine, came to Stowe in 1800, and located upon the farm now owned by his son, Gilman. He died here February 8, 1878, aged seventy-eight years.



Biographical Sketch of Luther Bingham

Luther Bingham located in the western part of the town in 1802. He became a prominent man, amassed a large fortune, and represented the town many years in the legislature.



Biographical Sketch of Spencer S. Moody

Spencer S. Moody, born in Tunbridge, removed from there to Craftsbury, thence to Wolcott, and finally came to this town, in February, 1881, to reside with his son, Alson S., on road 69.



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