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Biographical Sketch of Enos P. Hoag

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Hoag, Enos P., Lincoln, one of the most venerable and respected citizens of Lincoln, Vt., was born in that town on January 18, 1816. He was married on September 13, 1838, to Nancy F. Keyes, a daughter of John Keyes, a farmer at Acworth, Sullivan county, N. H. Their children are Alonzo (born in 1839 and died in 1858), Ameba (married Dr. A. J. Cushman, and died in Lincoln, in 1870). Mrs. Hoag was born on December 22, 1813. Mr. Hoag has been prominently identified with all the public affairs of his town, representing the same in the State Legislature in 1851 and 1852; has been a justice of the peace for about thirty years; has been town treasurer for several terms, also selectman, town auditor, and United States postmaster. His father, Nathan Hoag, was a native of Eping, N. H, and was born on April 2, 1776. He settled in Lincoln, Vt., in the vicinity of Mount Abraham in 1803, and was married in 1804 to Esther Lamos, a daughter of James Lamos, of Starksboro, Vt. She was born on May 22, 1784. Nathan Hoag spent the greater part of his life on the homestead, and died on January 14, 1828. Of his ten children only five are now living — James, and Mary (now the widow of the late Elijah Varney), and E. P. Hoag, Elmina Fitch, and C. L. Hoag, three of whom are now residents of Lincoln, Vt.

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