Norwich Vermont in the Civil War

During the four years of war for the suppression of the Rebellion, Norwich furnished 178 different men for the armies of the Union. There were seven re-enlistments, making the whole number of soldiers credited to the town 185. By the census of 1860, the number of inhabitants was 1759. It appears, therefore, that the town



Biographical Sketch of Comstock Willey

Comstock Willey, farmer, was born in Asthabula County, Ohio., in 1821; removed to Harrison County, Ia., in 1867, and located on present farm, in Boyer township; owns 170 acres of good farming land, well improved, with bearing vineyard of two hundred vines, and good young orchard. He has been justice of the peace five years;



Biographical Sketch of Jabez Willey

Jabez Willey, son of Eben Willey, born in Peacham, Vt., July 22, 1801, came to this town in July, 1840, and still resides here, aged eighty-two years. He was the first Universalist preacher in the town, and has often traveled six or eight miles on the Sabbath to preach in some school-house of this or



Stout, Ann Marie Willey, Mrs. – Obituary

Ann Marie Stout, 64, of Baker City, died May 18, 2009, at her home after a brief battle with cancer with her loving husband, Del, by her side. Her graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Mount Hope Cemetery. Dale Bingham will officiate. Friends are invited to join the family for a reception



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