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Biography of Reverend Samuel Goddard

Mr. Samuel Goddard was born at Sutton, Massachusetts, July 6, 1772. We have no information concerning his early life. His opportunities for education are said to have been scanty. After coming to manhood he was for several years in trade with a brother in Royalston, Mass. Here he married his first wife (Abigail Goddard of Athol, a town adjoining Royalston), and here his older children were born.

The Bush Family of Norwich Vermont

Captain Timothy Bush, the progenitor of this family in town, came to Norwich in the early days of its settlement (from what place is not known). He married Deborah House, and they had ten children (five of whom were born in Norwich), viz., John Bush, married Abigail...

History of Norwich Vermont Education

From the town records it appears that the first attempt to divide the town into school districts, was at a town meeting held November 19, 1782, when John Slafter, Elijah Brownson, Ithamar Bartlett, Joseph Loveland, Paul Bingham, Joseph Hatch, Daniel Baldwin, Abel...

First Settlements in Norwich Vermont

Having glanced thus briefly at the action of the Norwich proprietors in opening a way to reach their new township in the wilderness, and in dividing up a portion of its surface into lots suitable to become the homesteads of future settlers, let us pause a moment and...

Hibbard, C. R. Mrs. – Obituary

Mrs. Hibbard Answers Call ┬áMrs. C. R. Hibbard, who has been ill for some time, passed on late yesterday here. Funeral services will b held tomorrow afternoon at 2:30 o’clock from the Snodgrass and Zimmerman chapel with Reverend William Crosby Ross, of the...

Albert Lyon Hibbard

Sergt., Inf., Co. K, 30th Div., 119th Regt.; of Craven County; the son of A. E. and Mamie Hibbard. Entered service June 27, 1916, at New Bern, N.C. Sent to Camp Glenn. Transferred to Camp Stewart, Texas, from there to Camp Merritt, and then to France. Promoted to rank...

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