Location: Lamoille County VT

Dutton Family of Norwich Vermont

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now The progenitor of this family in Norwich was Samuel Dutton, a lineal descendant of Thomas Dutton of Washington, Connecticut. Samuel Dutton was born March 1, 1707, and married Abigail Merriam, May 6, 1729. He died in Royalton, Vermont, in 1802, and his wife April 6, 1799. Mr. Dutton came from Washington, Connecticut, to Hartford, Vermont, and from the latter place to Norwich, locating on what is called Dutton hill, a little west of Norwich village. The original farm, with later additions, is now occupied by Otis Metcalf, son-in-law of the late Deacon John Dutton. Mr. Samuel Dutton married (first) Johanna Root in 1764; and (second) Rachel Benedict, in 1772, to whom were born eight children. Mr. Dutton died Feb. 22, 1813, and his wife died July 1, 1828. Daniel Benedict Dutton, son of Samuel and Rachel Dutton, was born August 22, 1773, and died at Norwich September 1, 1849, aged seventy-six years. His wife, Lorana (Smith), to whom he was married December 5, 1796 (born February 15, 1779), died September 15, 1857. From Norwich he removed to Stowe, Vermont, and remained there until just before his father’s decease, when he returned to Norwich for a short time, then returned to Stowe. In 1834 he again came to Norwich, and here died. The late Deacon John Dutton,...

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Biographical Sketch of William Smith

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now William Smith, a native of Hartford, Conn., immigrated to Williston, Vt., at an early date, where he married Anna Blanchard, and a few years later, about 1806, came to this town and located upon the farm now occupied by his grandsons, where he resided until his death, at the age of fifty-nine years. He had a family of six children, three of whom, Charity, widow of Roswell Town, Lemuel B., and Abel P., now reside...

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1840 Census Lamoille County Vermont

The following is an index and partial census return of the 1840 census of Lamoille County Vermont extracted by Dennis N. Partridge in 2001. Broken down by town, the listing provides the Head of Household and the page in which you can find the census.

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Biography of James Willis Gleed

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now James Willis Gleed, general attorney for the Southwestern Bell Telephone Company of St. Louis, was born at Morrisville, Vermont, March 8, 1859. His father, Thomas Gleed, now deceased, was a native of England, who came to America during the ’30s, settling at first in Canada, but later he removed to northern Vermont, where he resided to the time of his death in 1861, when he was but thirty-five years of age. In early manhood he had wedded Cornelia Fisk, a native of the Green Mountain state and a representative of an old New England family that was established in Massachusetts in 1634, its founder in the new world being William Fisk. Among his descendants were those who participated in the Revolutionary war and aided in establishing the new republic. James Willis Gleed was the younger of a family of two children, his brother being Charles Sumner Gleed, now deceased. James W. Gleed attended the public schools of Lawrence, Kansas, and afterward was graduated from the State University of Kansas, with the Bachelor of Arts degree in 1879, while in 1882 he won the Master of Arts degree from the same university. He pursued his law course in Columbia University of New York and the LL. B. degree was conferred upon him in 1884. The same institution...

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Biography of Albe B. Whiting

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Albe B. Whiting, a resident of Topeka for the past forty years, is distinguished as being one of the few survivors of the great free-soil struggle in Kansas during the decade of the ’50m. His home had been in Kansas since 1856, and few men now living have more interesting-experiences to connect them with Kansas history. Of New England birth and ancestry, he was born in Lamoille County, Vermont, November 10, 1835, and had already Imssed the fourscoro milestone on life’s joursey. His parents were Harris and Mary (Dodge) Whiting. His father was of old English celonial ancestry, and died in 1847, when Albe B. Whiting was twelve years old. The oldest son in the family, much of the burden of family support fell upon his young abouldera. He became inured to toil, and worked early and late not only as a contributor to the household but also to supply himself with the necessary equipment of education. He attended the common schools, and also paid his way through a few terms at the Academy at Johnson. When quite young he absorbed from his father and mother the abolition and temperance ideas which had much to do with his subsequent life. Thus he became interested in the struggle between the proslavery and the free state elements in...

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Biography of Charles S. Gleed

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Charles S. Gleed was born in Morrisville, Vermont, March 23, 1856. His father, Thomas Gleed, was a leading lawyer of Vermont who held various public offices and who, while still a young man, died as he was about to enter the army in 1861. His grandfather, the Rev. John Gleed, was an English missionary preacher of great force of character who came to the United States for the purpose of participating in the movement against slavery. Mr. Gleed’s mother was Cornelia Fisk, a woman of rare intelligence and refinement. His grandfather was Moses Fisk, a Massachusetts pioneer in Northern Vermont. He was one of the founders of the Town of Waterville and rendered his county and state many unusual services. In 1866 Mr. Gleed removed to Lawrence, Kansas, with his mother and his brother, James Willis Gleed. He graduated from the city schools of Lawrence and the State University of Kansas and was subsequently a member of the first class in the law school of the university. For the purpose of earning a living and an education Mr. Gleed worked at many employments. He was the first accountant of the state university, and started its first college paper. He also engaged quite extensively in newspaper work, which he had never wholly abandoned in spite of constant...

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Gazetteer of Lamoille County Vermont for 1883-84

This collection stems from a manuscript published by Hamilton Child in 1887 which provided a gazetteer for Lamoille and Orleans County. Within that manuscript was a brief history of each community, a directory of each community, and short biographical sketches of some of the leading citizens for each town.

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Lamoille County, Vermont Census

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Lamoille County, Vermont was formed from Franklin, Orleans, and Washington counties in 1835. 1840 Lamoille County, Vermont Census Free 1840 Census Form for your Research 1840 Census Index, Lamoille County Vermont 1840 Census Index, Cambridge, Lamoille County, Vermont 1840 Census Index, Eden, Lamoille County, Vermont 1840 Census Index, Elmore, Lamoille County, Vermont 1840 Census Index, Hyde Park Twp., Lamoille County, Vermont 1840 Census Index, Johnson, Lamoille County, Vermont 1840 Census Index, Morristown, Lamoille County, Vermont 1840 Census Index, Sterling, Lamoille County, Vermont 1840 Census Index, Stowe, Lamoille County, Vermont 1840 Census Index, Warfield, Lamoille County, Vermont 1840 Census Index, Waterville, Lamoille County, Vermont 1840 Census Index, Wolcott, Lamoille County, Vermont 1840 Vermont Census, Cambridge Twp., Lamoille County, Vermont Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free Trial 1840 Lamoille County, Census (images and index) $ 1810-1890 Accelerated Indexing Systems $ Hosted at Census Guide 1840 U.S. Census Guide 1850 Lamoille County, Vermont Census Free 1850 Census Form for your Research Free 1850 Census Images (partially indexed) Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free TrialĀ  1850 Lamoille County, Census (images and index) $ 1810-1890 Accelerated Indexing Systems $ Hosted at Census Guide 1850 U.S. Census Guide 1860 Lamoille County, Vermont Census Free 1860 Census Form for your Research Free 1860 Census Images and Index Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free...

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Lamoille County, Vermont Cemetery Records

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Most of these are complete indices at the time of transcription, however, in some cases we list the listing when it is only a partial listing. Following Cemeteries (hosted at Interment) Jedediah Hyde Cemetery Hyde Park Town Cemetery  ...

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Biographical Sketch of Calvin Holton

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Calvin Holton, a native of Chester, Vt., born March 3, 1809, came to Wolcott in November, 1831, and located upon the farm now owned by John Wells, near road 16. Here Mr. Holton erected a log house on his 100 acre farm, for which he had paid $200.00, there being then no wagon road within a distance of three miles. His family lived in this log house eighteen years, when he built a frame dwelling, the same now occupied by Mr. Wells. Mr. Holton is now a resident of Milton county, D. T., having become a pioneer for the second time. Five of his seven children are...

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Biographical Sketch of Rufus Bruce

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Rufus Bruce, a native of Chester, Vt., and son of Rev. Rufus Bruce, came to Wolcott on horseback during the summer of 1831, and bought 100 acres of land on road 22 corner 17. paying therefor $200.00. He then hired a man to slash five acres of the heavy timbered land, and returned to Chester, where he soon after, December 14, married Mary Hovey. In January, 1832, he hired a man to bring them and their household effects to Wolcott, where, for the first six months, they resided in the house with John Phelps, on road 17. In August, 1832, however, their log house was completed, and they moved into it, where they resided until 1846, when a new frame building was completed, the same now occupied by their son, M. Bruce. Mr. Bruce was a brick-maker by trade, though he had taught school in Chester for several years. He was one of the nine original members of the Freewill Baptist church society in this town, which has since become extinct. He died June 17, 1874, aged over seventy years. His wife survived his death three...

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Biographical Sketch of Jesse Davenport

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Jesse Davenport, born in Salem, Mass., March 25, 1797, came to Wolcott from Berlin, Vt., in 1832, and located on road 11, where he resided until his death, October 9, 1880. Mr. Davenport held many of the town trusts, and enjoyed the respect and confidence of his townsmen to a remarkable...

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Biographical Sketch of Beverly Titus

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Beverly Titus, a native of Tunbridge, Vt., came to Wolcott from Vershire, Vt., in 1832, and located upon the farm now owned by C. G. Moulton, on road 26. Mr. Titus reared a family of twelve children, several of whom are living, viz.: William C., in Oakland, Cal. , John H., and Mrs. Celia Titus Baxter, in Monticello, Wis. , Beverly J., still resides in Wolcott, and Daniel lives in Charlestown,...

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Biographical Sketch of Edward Walsh

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Edward Walsh, a native of Ireland, came to America when nine years of age, and located, with his parents, in Quebec, where he was apprenticed to a tobacconist. After completing the term of his indenture he went to Williamstown, Vt., where he married Mrs. Sarah Smith, a widow with three children, and, in 1834, came to this town and located on road 43, where he died, April 13, 1882, aged seventy-three years. Mrs. Walsh, at the age of eighty-one years, still resides on the old homestead. Their family of seven children are all living. Mr. Walsh was a man universally esteemed, and was said to have been unusually well versed in...

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Biographical Sketch of Leonard Thompson

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Leonard Thompson, born in 1812, came to Wolcott from Tunbridge, Vt., about forty-five years ago, and located on road 22. In February, 1862, he enlisted in Co. E, 8th Regt. Vt. Vols., was taken prisoner, and died at New Orleans in June,...

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