The following data is extracted from Gazetteer of Lamoille County, Vermont, for 1883-84.
Sylvanus Brown, from Orleans county, came to this town in 1838, and located near the central part, where he died, in 1867, aged sixty-eight years. Curtis, his third child, born in 1826, has represented the town two years, held other town offices, and is reckoned one of the most expert hunters in the State. He has killed upwards of one hundred bears during his life, three of which he shot during the winter of 1882.
Source: Gazetteer of Lamoille County, Vermont, for 1883-84