William Heath, from Lancaster, N. H., located upon the farm now owned,, by his great-grandson, Madison O. Heath, about 1800. Madison located there in 1865, not knowing at that time that it was the spot where his ancestors had built their cabin so many years ago. James M., son of Lufkin Heath, and grandson of William, was born in Johnson in 1810, but spent most of his life in Cambridge. Madison O. and Marian L. were his only children, the latter being the wife of William H. Griswold, of Cambridge. Madison married Amanda M. Mott, in 1856, and has three children living, Franklin S., Wilmer H., and Mary, wife of Charles H. Loomis. Mr. Heath, an attorney-at-law by profession, was postmaster in Cambridge in 1873-’74, and has been judge of probate for Lamoille district, and register of probate in 1878. He has also served as a representative of the Methodist church on several occasions.
Biographical Sketch of Heath, William
MLA Source Citation:Child, Hamilton. Gazetteer and business directory of Lamoille and Orleans Counties, Vt., for 1883-1884. Hamilton Child. 1887. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 19 April 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/vermont/biographical-sketch-of-heath-william.htm - Last updated on May 22nd, 2011
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