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Biographical Sketch of Frank H. Bacon

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Bacon, Frank H., Waltham, Vergennes p. o., was born in Waltham on May 11, 1857. He was married on September 29, 1885, to Hattie C. Bingham, a daughter of Hiram and Marion (Ford) Bingham, of Cornwall, Vt. His parents were Oscar A. and Julia A. (Stewart) Bacon. Mrs. Bacon was a daughter of Helem and Eleanor (Humphrey) Stewart, of Weybridge, Vt. Her paternal grandfather was Brazilla Stewart, who settled in Bridport, Vt., in 1790, and was a son of James Stewart, who was a native of Connecticut, and settled in Addison, Vt., at an early day. Oscar Bacon has had two children, Charles O. (deceased) and Frank H. He was a leading citizen and represented his town in 1861 and 1862. Frank H.’s paternal grandfather was Charles Bacon, who was born in Weybridge, Vt., on June 23, 1797. He was a son of Samuel Bacon who was a native of Connecticut, and an early pioneer of the town of Weybridge, Vt. Charles Bacon settled in Waltham, Vt., in 1833, on the farm now occupied by Frank H. Bacon. He took an active part in public affairs and represented his town in the Legislature in 1841, 1842, and 1846. His children were Walter M., Edgar A., Lorenza D., Oscar C., Sylvia R., Joseph M., and Josiah M. Oscar C. came into possession of the homestead in Waltham,Vt., in 1865, which he occupied until his death, which occurred in 1879. He was married on November 17, 1847, to Julia Stewart.


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