James Matthews, one of the earliest settlers, located on road 18, upon the farm now owned by A. C. Hill. He married Clarissa Ketchum, and reared a family of eleven children, eight of whom are now living. He died March 6, 1868, aged seventy-five years. His son, Leonard, who has carried the mail between Morrisville and the Four Corners since 1875, was born here in 1826.
Biographical Sketch of James Matthews
MLA Source Citation:Child, Hamilton. Gazetteer and business directory of Lamoille and Orleans Counties, Vt., for 1883-1884. Hamilton Child. 1887. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 23 November 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/vermont/biographical-sketch-of-james-matthews.htm - Last updated on May 22nd, 2011
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