Location: Pownal Vermont

Genealogy of George Baker of Pownal Vermont

George Baker of Pownal Vermont R 162 GEORGE BAKER: probably b. in Mass., about 1730; lived in Pownal, Vt., 1766; was one of the signers of a petition to the king (1766); served in the Revolutionary War in Company of Capt. Joseph Briggs (Vermont Revolutionary Rolls, p. 88). Daniel: b. about 1760. Nathan: b. 1785; m. Hannah Wood. Betsy: b. 1786; m. John Richardson. George: b. 1789; m. Susan Nott. Asa: b. 1792; m. James Green. Lory: b. 1794; m. Elizabeth Lamb. Lydia: b. 1796; m. Jeptha Baker. Hannah: b. 1798; m. Benjamin Howe. Polly: b. 1791; m. Josiah Guiles. Aaron. Anna. William: said to have gone to Phila., where he became very rich. Charles: d. unm. Edward: m. Hannah Mumford. Ch.: Mumford, Belinda, George, Mary, Arnold. Thomas: (1768-1838); m. Sarah Watson. Leonard: (1792-1838); m. Deborah Burnside. James. Jerome. Warren: m. Marcella Tillson. Cora: b. 1870; m. Frank Lull. Ch.: Ruth Lull. Ralph: b. 1872; d. 1919; m. Mary Winsor. Ch.: Myrtle and R. Arthur. Byron W.: b. 1874; formerly Principal of the New York Public Schools; now m. Social Service work; m. Lucia Marvin. Louise: b. 1902; teacher m. the Brearley School. Alice: b. 1903; graduate of Columbia Medical School; now on the staff of the Presbyterian Hospital, New York City. Bessie: b. 1876; m. Fred Carter. Ch.: Thomas, Alice and Camilla. Alice: b. 1878; d. 1913; m....

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Biography of Wallace E. Stoddard

WALLACE E. STODDARD – The internal and administrative work of a large business concern is a section of the organization of such paramount importance and so vital to the success of an enterprise that specially trained and very capable men find secure and remunerative posts as secretaries, cashiers, bookkeepers, in addition having the consciousness of contributing in their own effective and indispensable way to the well-being and prosperity of the business. A man whose services in an administrative capacity and as supervisor of labor and finances has always been much appreciated by the concerns with which he has been connected, and who now holds several positions of trust is Wallace E. Stoddard. Wallace E. Stoddard is a native of Vernon, Vermont, where he was born on January 3, 1872, a son of Faith W. and Sarah Augusta (Allen) Stoddard. He received his first education in the public schools of his native town, in Brattleboro High School, Brattleboro, Vermont, and in Eastman’s Business College. After completing his education he started his business career with the Draper Corporation in Hopedale, Massachusetts, where he acted in the capacity of paymaster. His later positions were with the Williamstown Manufacturing Company, the North Pownal Vermont Manufacturing Company, in charge of their offices; as superintendent of the Greylock Mills; secretary to W. B. & C. T. Plunkett; purchasing agent of the Berkshire Cotton Manufacturing Company;...

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Biography of Fred M. Myers

FRED M. MYERS – The large service to his profession that Mr. Myers has rendered during his practice of the law, which has been for the most part at Pittsfield, has requited him with such returns as satisfactory clientage, and thorough and skillful performance of duty secure for their devotee. As a general practitioner, and in his present popular partnership, Mr. Myers is accorded place with the advancing group of attorneys in this part of the State who grace and honor their profession with unvarying maintenance of established high standards. He is a son of Henry W. and Jennie M. Myers, his father now being retired from business. Fred M. Myers was born April 15, 1888, at Pownal, Vermont. His elementary education was received in the public and high schools of Bennington, Vermont, and taking the liberal arts course at college, he graduated second in his class at Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts in 1909, and with his Bachelor of Arts degree. Preparing himself for his vocation in the law, he then graduated at the Harvard University Law School in the class of 1912, and was admitted to practice at the bar, the same year. Mr. Myers entered into the practice of his profession in the office of Clarence P. Niles, at North Adams, in 1912, and he there continued until 1913, when Mr. Niles and he removed to Pittsfield....

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Biographical Sketch of Ira Morgan

Ira Morgan, of Pownal, Vt., born in 1773, came to Cambridge about 1800. In 1803, he married Mary Barber, by whom he had four children, and, in 1817, he married his second wife, Mary Phillips, this union being blessed with four children, two of whom now reside here. He died in 1848, aged seventy-five. William-S., his fifth child, born in 1817, occupies the old homestead, and has never been absent from town six consecutive...

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