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Biographical Sketch of Heman L. Lovett

Lovett, Heman L., Middlebury, was born in Middlebury, Vt., on August 23, 1837. His parents were David and Betsey (Huston) Lovett. David was a son of Joseph and Sally Lovett, and was born in Pittsfield, Rutland county, Vt., on October 10, 1808; was educated in the common schools, and with his brother, Isaac, came to Addison county in 1825, where they engaged in the shoemaking trade; purchased a place together, where he lived with his brother until shortly before his marriage, which occurred in 1835; the residence is now owned by his son, Heman L. After his marriage he bought fifty acres of land, and engaged in shoemaking and blacksmithing. He had a family of one daughter and three sons, all of whom are now living. He was a successful business man, and died on August 30, 1881. Heman L. was educated in the common schools, and was brought up to farming and shoemaking, a trade which he followed during his father’s life. After his father’s death he became owner of the home place. He was married on March 10, 1880, to Sevilla Foster, a daughter of Kendall R. Foster, a well-known resident of Ripton. They have a family of two daughters and one son — Lizzie Agnes, Clara V., and Almond.

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