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Biographical Sketch of Philo D. Percival
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Percival, Philo D., Ferrisburgh, North Ferrisburgh p. o., was born in Keene, Essex county N. Y., in 1827. He settled in Ferrisburgh, Vt., in 1866, when he purchased the custom and merchant flouring mill at North Ferrisburgh Vt., and in 1877 sold one-half of his interest to Judge N. J. Allen; and he retired from the business in 1885, renting his interest. He is now engaged in the culture of small fruits, and also is interested in the culture of bees, having a large apiary. He has been justice of the peace for ten years, and has also been county and town grand juryman. He was married in 1850 to Mary Ann Naramore, of Charlotte, Chittenden county, Vt., who was born in October, 1831, and died in 1869, leaving two children — Luthera (who married N. Allen Martin, now of Nebraska) and Henry. Philo D. Percival then married for his second wife Sarah Tuttle, on December 21, 1870. She was born in Barry, N. Y., in 1849. They have had one son born to them — Alden born in November, 1871. Sarah was a daughter of Silas B. and Louisa (Joiner) Tuttle. Philo D. Percival was a son of Stephen and Rebecca (Honey) Percival, who were natives of Keene, N. Y., where Mr. Percival died in 1827. They had a family of eleven children, five of whom are now living — Leonard, Sophronia, Emily, Alden, and Philo D.
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