Location: Hyde Park VT

Biographical Sketch of James Lucas

James Lucas came to Hyde Park, from Ireland, in 1845, and located upon the farm he still occupies, on road 28, where he is one of the prosperous farmers of the town. Mr. Lucas says he is the third Irishman that settled in the town. Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. choose a state: Any AL AK AZ AR CA CO CT DE DC FL GA HI ID IL IN IA KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WI WY INTL Start...

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Biographical Sketch of Russel S. Page

Russel S. Page, now residing in Hyde Park, was born in this town May 21, 1813. He married Martha Maloma Smalley, daughter of Francis Smalley and granddaughter of Capt. Jed Hyde, in January, 1840. Their living children are Carroll Smalley, merchant, who married Ellen F. Patch, daughter of T. H. Patch, of Johnson , Alice D., who married L. Halsey Lewis, one of the editors of the News and Citizen, and Belle M., who married H. C. Fisk, a lawyer of Morristown, and editor of said paper. Carroll and Lewis now reside in Hyde Park. James and Hannah Page, parents of Russel S., moved from Londonderry, N. H., to Johnson, Vt., in 1795, and two years later located upon a farm in Hyde Park, on road 31, where they continued to live about fifty years, or until they died, at a ripe old age. Russel is the youngest and only surviving child of his father’s family, and his occupation since of age has been farming, dealing in cattle, and general mercantile business. He has held the office of postmaster, selectman, lister, and other town offices several terms, and has been town representative, sheriff, side judge, and judge of probate, which latter office he now holds. He has been an invalid during the last thirty-five years, caused by an injury to the...

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Biographical Sketch of Benjamin Cleveland

Benjamin Cleveland came to Hyde Park, from Woodstock, Vt., about 1801, and located upon the farm now owned by A. Cowen, on road 4. For his first wife he married Sally Bruce, by whom he had two sons, Lysander and Orange. For his second wife, he married Rebecca Slocum, by whom he had ten...

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Biographical Sketch of Leander S. Small

Leander S. Small, son of George and Orpah Small, was born in Morristown, December 3, 1820. He was educated to agricultural pursuits by his parents, together with such other knowledge as could be acquired in the common schools and his own reading. At the age of twenty-one years he entered the law office of Butler & Wilkins, of Stowe, Vt., where he remained until the June term of the Lamoille county court, 1845, when he was admitted to the bar. Since that time he has practiced his profession in the county, residing in Hyde Park since 1853. He married Cornelia M., daughter of Almond and Jemima Boardman, of Morristown, with whom he has passed a happy wedded life. Mr. Small is a man possessed of excellent qualities of mind and heart, a fact that his townsmen have not been slow to appreciate, as is attested by the many positions of honor and trust they have seen fit to bestow upon...

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Biographical Sketch of James Cobleigh

James Cobleigh, from Athens, Vt., came to Hyde Park in 1820, and located upon the farm now owned by Charles Holbrook, on road 19. He had a family of seven children, three of whom, Alanson, Ira, and John, now reside in the town. Alanson has been constable and collector for the past four years. James died in 1823, and his wife died in...

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Biographical Sketch of Simeon Whitcomb

Simeon Whitcomb, from Washington, Vt., came to Hyde Park in 1825, locating in the western. part of the town. He married Betsey Young, the union being blessed with a family of eight children, five of whom, Thomas, Sylvester G., Sally, Harriet, and Louisa, now reside in the...

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