Location: Rutland County VT

Biographical Sketch of General Lewis S. Partridge

General Lewis S. Partridge, son of Abel and Alpa (Lewis) Partridge, was born in Norwich, Vt., in 1818, a year prolific in the birth of sons in town. In early life he served in clerkships in mercantile business in Norwich, and in Hanover and Claremont, New Hampshire. He became a cadet at Norwich University in 1833, remaining there until 1836. Later on he entered into mercantile business on his own account in his native town. He was at one time proprietor of the “Union Hotel,” at Norwich. From early life Mr. Partridge took an active part in politics and...

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Biographical Sketch of Charles E. Orcutt

Charles E. Orcutt was born in Middletown, Rutland county, Vermont, February 15, 1845. His parents were Erasmus and Philena (Edgerton) Orcutt, natives of Vermont. While our subject was yet an infant his parents removed to Allegany county, New York, and after living there two years the family removed to Massachusetts, and there, in the Deerfield Academy, our subject received his education. After leaving school be worked on a farm until twenty years of age, when he immigrated to Missouri and located at the city of Chillicothe, where he clerked for a number of years in a drug and book store. He established his present drug business in Jamesport in the autumn of 1871 and has since built up a large and prosperous trade. He was appointed postmaster on the 4th of November, 1873, and has discharged the duties of that office efficiently and to the entire satisfaction of the public ever since. He is treasurer of the city of Jamesport and secretary of the Grand River Agricultural, Horticultural and Mechanical Association. Mr. Orcutt was married at Chillicothe, Missouri, in June, 1871, to Miss Tillia Keener, daughter of George Keener, a native of Pennsylvania. Mrs. Orcutt was born at Shreveport, Pennsylvania. The issue of this union is two children: Frederick C. and Ralph E. Mr. Orcutt is a Republican in politics, a thorough business man, and one who is respected...

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Biography of Rewell J. Ellis

Rewell J. Ellis, a well-known Grand Army man and a prominent farmer of Cornish, was born at Brandon, Vt., September 5, 1840, son of Seneca and Aurilla (Bagley) Ellis. His grandfather was John Ellis, who married Margaret Holt, and was the father of Seneca and William Ellis. William, who was born at Shoreham, Vt., went West a number of years ago, and has not since been heard from. The family do not know whether he is living or not. Seneca Ellis was born at sea, July 26, 1809. He was educated in the schools at Brandon, Vt., and subsequently followed the occupation of farmer in Vermont and New Hampshire. The last thirty years of his life were spent in Cornish. In August, 1862, he enlisted in the Sixteenth New Hampshire Regiment, and afterward was in action at New Orleans, Baton Rouge, and in Florida. Although his term of enlistment was but nine months, he remained in the service for nearly a year. He August, 1863, suffering from a mortal illness contracted in the war. The desire of seeing home faces appears to have kept him alive until it was gratified. He died a few days later, having given his life for his country as surely as if he had been shot down on the battlefield. His wife was Aurilla, daughter of Curtis and Phylinda (Downing) Bagley; and their eleven...

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Whipple Hollow Cemetery, West Rutland, Vermont

(Loc: from Route 4A, drive north on Whipple Hollow road 4 miles, turn east on True Blue Road & drive .3 miles. The cemetery is north of the road, right where the better part of the road bears right to a house.) ROBERTS Miles J., d. 11 Mar. 1859, ae. 27 yrs., 11 mos. Roswell, d. 25 Apr. 1857, ae. 67 yrs. SMITH Elisha, b. 25 Mar. 1811, d. 9 June 1878. STEPHENS Olin, d. 24 Feb. 1819, ae. 18 yrs. Son of Reuben & Thankful. CROSS David, d. 23 July 1838, ae. 84 yrs. Roba, d. 19 Aug. 1857, ae. 84 yrs. Wife of David Cross. RATTZ Jacob, Mr., d. 21 Aug. 1789, ae. 50 yrs. ROBERTS Luke, Mr., d. 26 May 1846, ae. 79 yrs. Catherine, d. 13 Aug. 1863, ae. 82 yrs. Relict of Dea. Luke Roberts. Former widow Of Daniel Jackson. REED Infant, d. 11 Feb. 1814. Son of Aaron & Lucy. WINCHELL Infant, d. 24 Sept. 1808. Dau. of Nathaniel & Sally. REED Minerva O., d. 2 Aug. 1822, ae. 3 yrs. Dau. of Aaron & Lucy. Aaron, Capt., d. 14 Apr. 1836, ae. 43 yrs. WATERS Lucy, d. 14 Mar. 1815, ae. 53 yrs. (down) BOWEN Isaac, Jr., d. 6 Sept. 1826, ae. 18 yrs. Isaac, d. 7 Mar. 1814, ae. 39 yrs. “He was the youngest son of William Bowen of North...

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Pleasant Street Cemetery, West Rutland, Vermont

(Loc: On pleasant Street just north of Route 4A & east of the railroad crossing.) RASMUSSEN John, 1847 – 1938. 151st Depot Brigade Co. C 302nd Inf. AEF. Knuie, 1894 – no death date. ANDERSON Carl A., b. 30 Oct. 1918, ae. 7 wks. Son of Mr. & Mrs. August. CARLSON Sven, 1881 – 1963. Nathalia, wife, 1883 – 1939. Henry C.B., son, 1922 – 1946. FULLER Duwain, 1849 – 1929. Martha Bartlett, wife, 1856 – 1918. Edward B., 1884 – 1951. Jennie E. Cook, wife, 1891 – 1943. JOHNSON Martina, 1840 – 1918. Mons, father, 1851 – 1916. GUSTAFSON Gustaf H., 1860 – 1917. LEWIS Daniel S., 1849 – no death date. Laura E., wife, 1852 – 1917. DUMOUCHEL Russell G., 1912 – 1993. Francis, 1917 – 1944. Eva, 1890 – 1920. Mary F., 1914 – 1981. WOOSTER Charles L., 1866 – 1929. Allice Cooley, wife, 1864 – no death date. Eliza M., 1904 – 1925; 2nd stone: same. Edith E., 1888 – 19–; 2nd stone: same. TAYLOR Henry O., 1860 – 1917. CRARY Mary M., 1842 – 1924. Wife of Ezra. LINDQUIST Charles J., b. 7 Jan. 1851, d. 11 Dec. 1931. Born in Sweden. Anna C., wife, b. 2 June 1841, d. 29 June 1927. Born in Sweden. DEVOSA Mildred M., b. & d. 1917. FINAL Hannah Sophia, mother, 1847 – 1926. KIMBERLY Leona A. Eno,...

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Baptist Church of Ira Vermont – Church Membership 1821

Surname Name Date and Manner of Reception When and How Dismissed Glazier Rev. Lyman Letter, Sept. 2, 1821 Letter, Jan. 29, 1824 Glazier Abagail Letter, Sept. 2, 1821 Letter, Jan. 29, 1824 Cook Phebe (Smith) Restoration, May 11, 1821 Joined F. Baptists, 1831 Brownwell Selina Not recorded (About 1821) Letter, Sept. 18, 1825 Martin Olive Not recorded (About 1821) Died Burlingame Polly Not recorded (About 1821) Excluded, Sept. 29, 1831 Hartwell Suzan Not recorded (About 1821) . Mason Edmond Not recorded (About 1821) . Abbott Rodney Not recorded (About 1821) Excluded, Apr. 10, 1822 Mallory Elias Not recorded (About 1821) . Colfax Samuel Not recorded (About 1821) . Lilly Chester Not recorded (About 1821) Excluded, Jan. 27, 1825 Scovil, Jr. John Not recorded (About 1821) Letter, Oct. 11, 1821 Patterson Betsey Not recorded (About 1821) Died Fish Robert . Died Onan Johnathan . Died Collins Harley . Died Burdick Moses M. . Died Abbott Joseph R. . Died Robinson Wilmarth . Letter, Jan. 12, 1832 Eaton Rhoda . Letter Hays Hannah . Letter Cooper Eunice . Letter Horton Anna . Letter Wetmore Ruth . Letter Mallory Cynthia . Letter, Sept. 9, 1836 Stoddard Polly . Letter, Jan. 2, 1832 Mason Emerald . Letter Gilbert Lucinda . Excluded, July 29, 1824 Guilford Mariah . Letter, Jan. 26, 1826 Bagley Polly . Excluded, Nov. 25, 1824 Brown Selina . Letter, Sept....

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Baptist Church of Ira Vermont – Church Membership 1831-32

Surname Name Date and Manner of Reception When and How Dismissed Tuttle Nathaniel Letter, Jan. 31, 1832 Letter, Jan. 31, 1832 Newton Putnam Letter, Mar. 3, 1832 Fell. Killed, Oct. 11, 1858 Peck, Jr. Noah Baptism, Mar. 4, 1832 Excluded, Mar. 25, 1841 Newton Timothy Baptism, May 6, 1832 Letter Taylor Timothy Letter, May 6, 1832 . Rider Walter Baptism, June 3, 1832 . Mosher Austin Baptism, July 1, 1832 Letter Mosher Julia Baptism, July 1, 1832 Letter Hammond Electa Baptism, July 1, 1832 Joined Methodists, 1830 Clift Elias Baptism, July 1, 1832 Letter, Sept. 14, 1834 Clift Betsey Baptism, July 1, 1832 Letter. Oct. 28, 1834 Carpenter Cyril Baptism, July 29, 1832 Died, Oct., 1867 Ross Rubin Letter, Sept. 1, 1832 Died, Oct. 20, 1867 Carpenter Hepsibah Baptism, Oct. 14, 1832 . Fish Lony Baptism, Oct. 14, 1832 . Fish Phebe Baptism, Oct. 14, 1832 Letter, July 21, 1837 Tiffany Sabery Baptism, Oct. 14, 1832 Letter, Jan. 5, 1853 Mason Emily Baptism, Oct. 14, 1832 . Russell Rhoda Baptism, Oct. 14, 1832 . Mason Deborah Baptism, Oct. 14, 1832 . Fish George Baptism, Oct. 14, 1832 . Fish Varnum Baptism, Oct. 14, 1832 . Carpenter Lemon Baptism, Oct. 14, 1832 . Newton Henrietta . Excluded, Mar. 30, 1837 Blaisdel George . Letter, Jan. 3, 1863 Blaisdel Emily . Letter, Jan. 3, 1863 Cluff Sister . Excluded, Sept. 26,...

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Baptist Church of Ira Vermont – Church Membership 1847-1857

Surname Name Date and Manner of Reception When and How Dismissed Smith Rev. Levi Letter, Apr. 10, 1847 Letter, Mar. 24, 1853 Smith Amelia Letter, Apr. 10, 1847 Letter, Mar. 24, 1853 Johnson Minerva Baptism, Mar. 4, 1849 Letter, Mar. 5, 1859 Harrington Maria Baptism, Mar. 1, 1851 . Crawford James Letter, July 1, 1852 . Gates (No. 2) Cyrus Letter, Jan. 26, 1854 . Gates Mrs. Cyrus Letter, Jan. 26, 1854 . Hazleton Calista Baptism, Sept. 2, 1854 . White Harriet A. Baptism, Sept. 2, 1854 . Fish Julia A. Baptism, Sept. 2, 1854 . Tower Sarah A. Baptism, Sept. 2, 1854 . Tower Elsie E. Baptism, Sept. 2, 1854 . Giddings Elsie Baptism, Sept. 2, 1854 . Giddings Lucy Baptism, Sept. 2, 1854 Died, Feb. 4, 1873 Clark Rev. Norman Letter, Nov. 4, 1854 Letter, Dec. 15, 1861 Clark Julietta L. Letter, Nov. 4, 1854 Letter, Dec. 15, 1861 Roe Mary Jane Profession of Faith, Nov. 19, 1854 Letter, Aug. 3, 1856 Hall Mrs. Baptism, Nov. 5, 1854 . Fish Lyman W. Baptism, July 1, 1855 Died, Mar. 31, 1919 Fish Belinda Baptism, July 5, 1857 Died, Feb. 7,...

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Baptist Church of Ira Vermont – Church Membership 1783-1794

Surname Name Date and Manner of Reception When and How Dismissed Skeels Rev. Thomas Dec. 25, 1783 Died, 1792 Sherman George . Excluded, June, 1786 Baker Joseph . Excluded, Dec. 16, 1784 Sherman George, Jr. . Died. Lee Nathan . Excluded, June, 1786 Tower Joseph .. Died Lee Nathan . Letter, Jan. 27, 1791 Collins John . . Cole James . Excluded, June 25, 1789 Mason Nathaniel . Died, May, 1835 Mason Isaiah .. Died, June, 1830 Baker John .. Excluded, Jan. 25, 1787 Baker Reuben .. Letter, Oct. 31, 1793 Carr Hezekiah . Letter, May 26, 1799 Carpenter Cephas . Letter, May 21, 1821 Newton Samuel . Excluded, Nov. 30, 1815 Martin James . Excluded, 1822 Obrian Thomas . Letter, Aug. 29, 1795 Roberts Lemuel . Letter, Aug. 28, 1790 Colvin Rufus . . Davis David . Letter, Nov. 25, 1835 Allen Benjamin . . Bailey Sarah . . Collins Lydia . .. Tower Elenor . Died, Nov. 30, 1872 Sherman Chloe . . Carpenter Phebe . . Lee Sarah . Letter, Jan. 27, 1791 Bailey Hannah . . Collins Rebekah . Excluded, Jan. 29, 1789 Collins Amy . . Cole Elizabeth . Excluded, Mar. 25, 1790 Carr Eunice . Letter, June 12, 1822 Newton Sarah . Letter, 1835 Roberts Sarah . Letter, Oct. 28, 1790 Colvin Diadama . . Carr Anna . . Martin Freelove . Excluded,...

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Baptist Church of Ira Vermont – Church Membership 1858-1859

Surname Name Date and Manner of Reception When and How Dismissed Collins Mary Baptism, Feb. 6, 1858 . Mason (No.2) Leonard F. Baptism, Mar. 14, 1858 Died, Dec. 25, 1884 Curtis Betsey Baptism, Mar. 14, 1858 Died, Dec. 30, 1867 Fish Felicia Baptism, Mar. 14, 1858 . Rogers Sabrina W. Baptism, Mar. 14, 1858 Letter, May 28, 1884 Casaden Frank Baptism, Mar. 14, 1858 . Curtis Martin W. Baptism, Mar. 14, 1858 Died, Sept. 25, 1894 Wilkinson Sabery Baptism, Mar. 14, 1858 . Tower, Jr. (No.2) Joseph Baptism, Mar. 14, 1858 . Fish Lester Baptism, Mar. 14, 1858 Died, Sept. 14, 1910 Fish Leonard Baptism, Mar. 14, 1858 Died, Jan. 14, 1907 Carrigan Frank Baptism, Mar. 14, 1858 . Fish, Jr. Enos C. Baptism, Mar. 14, 1858 . Rogers Edwin R. Baptism, Mar. 14, 1858 Letter, May 28, 1884 Tower George Baptism, Mar. 14, 1858 . Peters Henry Baptism, Mar. 14, 1858 . Spaulding Sarah A. Baptism, Mar. 27, 1858 Died, July, 1865 Spaulding Stillman Baptism, Mar. 27, 1858 . Mann Lena Baptism, Apr. 4, 1858 . Newton Lurana L. Baptism, Apr. 4, 1858 Died, Dec. 23, 1863 Smith Hannah Baptism, Apr. 4, 1858 Letter, 1868 Worcester (No.2) Mary A. Baptism, Apr. 4, 1858 Letter, Feb. 1, 1879 Davis Lucy M. Baptism, Apr. 4, 1858 Letter, Dec. 8, 1867 Fish Martha Baptism, Apr. 4, 1858 Letter, Dec. 8, 1867...

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Baptist Church of Ira Vermont – Church Membership 1801-1803

Surname Name Date and Manner of Reception When and How Dismissed Carpenter Eunice Letter, Mar. 17, 1801 Excluded, May 30, 1822 Carpenter Joseph Rev. Letter, Mar. 17, 1801 Excluded, Mar. 28, 1816 Seamons Oliver Letter, Feb. 24, 1802 . Seamons Mary Letter, Feb. 24, 1802 . Davis Mary Letter, Feb. 24, 1802 . Dougherty Agnes Baptism, Jan. 25, 1802 . Andrews Rhoda Baptism, Jan. 25, 1802 . Harmon Rhoda Baptism, Jan. 25, 1802 . Lorimer Alma Baptism, Jan. 25, 1802 . Eddy Experience Baptism, Jan. 25, 1802 . Spencer Caleb Letter, Jan. 30, 1803 . Collins Arabella Baptism, Sept. 4, 1803 Letter, Mar. 3, 1832 Wilmarth Lucy Baptism, Sept. 4, 1803 Died, Mar. 1834 Carpenter Olive Baptism, Sept. 4, 1803 . Wade Phebe Baptism, Sept. 4, 1803 . Spencer Sally Baptism, Sept. 4, 1803...

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Baptist Church of Ira Vermont – Church Membership 1809

Surname Name Date and Manner of Reception When and How Dismissed Collins Justis Baptism, Jan. 1, 1809 . Newton Susanna Baptism, Jan. 1, 1809 .. Bassett Roxana Baptism, Jan. 1, 1809 . Lawrence Lucina Baptism, Jan. 1, 1809 . Spencer Roxana Baptism, Jan. 1, 1809 . Collins Benoni Baptism, Jan. 1, 1809 . McCreary John Baptism, Jan. 1, 1809 . Tillotson Richard Baptism, Jan. 1, 1809 . Newton Jason Baptism, Jan. 1, 1809 Excluded, 1830 Johnson David D. Baptism, Jan. 1, 1809 Excluded, Apr. 25, 1811 Tower Joseph Jr. Baptism, Jan. 1, 1809 Died, Feb. 1840 Johnson Smith Baptism, Jan. 8, 1809 Excluded, Jan. 29, 1820 Fish Daniel Baptism, Jan. 8, 1809 Excluded, Nov.17, 1814 Cabsin Sallie Baptism, Jan. 8, 1809 . Fuller Mariah Baptism, Jan. 8, 1809 Letter, Apr. 6, 1838 Seamons Lydia Baptism, Jan. 11, 1809 . Spencer John Baptism, Jan. 11, 1809 . Cushman Benjamin Baptism, Jan. 11, 1809 Died Blanchard Willard Baptism, Jan. 11, 1809 . Blanchard Salmon Baptism, Jan. 11, 1809 . Tower Thomas Baptism, Jan. 11, 1809 Died, July 14, 1836 Peck John (No. 1.) Baptism, Jan. 11, 1809 . Scovil John Baptism, Jan. 11, 1809 Letter, Oct. 11, 1821 Moulton John Baptism, Jan. 11, 1809 . Hutchinson Sally Baptism, Jan. 15, 1809 . Peck Selina Baptism, Jan. 15, 1809 Letter, Dec. 14, 1853 Howland Mary Baptism, Jan. 22, 1809 . Grant Polly...

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Baptist Church of Ira Vermont – Church Membership 1879-1889

Surname Name Date and Manner of Reception When and How Dismissed Brown Mary Profession of Faith, Jan. 5, 1879 Letter, July 26, 1886 Daniels Amanda . Died, Dec. 28, 1882 Prior Harlow Baptism, May 25, 1879 Died, Mar. 5, 1881 Prior Ida (Wetmore) Baptism, May 25, 1879 . Wetmore Emmett Baptism, June 1, 1879 . Wetmore Annis Baptism, June 1, 1879 . Giddings Annette (Wetmore) Baptism, June 1, 1879 . Day Leonard W. Baptism, June 1, 1879 . Day Mrs. Louisa Baptism, June 1, 1879 Letter, Feb. 6, 1892 Tower Alvira Baptism, June 1, 1879 Died, Feb. 22, 1882 Kelly Griggs Baptism, Feb. 22, 1880 . Kelly Mrs. Griggs Baptism, Feb. 22, 1880 . Kilbourn William Baptism, Mar. 7, 1880 Died, May 13, 1921 Wing Harriet Baptism, Mar. 7, 1880 . Wing David Baptism, Mar. 7, 1880 . Arnold Alice E. Baptism, Aug. 8, 1880 Letter, May 28, 1884 Fish (No.1) Carrie W. Baptism, Aug. 8, 1880 Died, June 8, 1886 Hamilton Joshua Baptism, Jan. 18, 1882 . Robinson Parker Evaline Baptism, Jan. 18, 1882 Died, Mar. 1, 1921 Moran Maggie D. (Johnson) Baptism, Jan. 18, 1882 Joined Catholic Church Mason May Belle (Johnson) Baptism, Jan. 18, 1882 Died, 1896 Rogers Lillie I. Baptism, Feb. 5, 1882 Letter, May 28, 1884 Perry Eben B. Baptism, Feb. 5, 1882 Died, Feb. 10, 1922 Perry Ida Baptism, Feb. 5, 1882 ....

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Baptist Church of Ira Vermont – Church Membership 1813-1815

Howard Rev. Leland Profession of Faith, June 2, 1813 Letter, Nov. 30, 1815 Sherman Anna Not recorded. (About 1813) Letter, Sept. 1, 1815 Eddy William Not recorded. (About 1813) . Davis John Not recorded. (About 1813) . Carpenter William Not recorded. (About 1813) . Seavil John Not recorded. (About 1813) Letter, Oct. 11, 1821 Howard Calvin Letter, Sept. 3, 1813 . Rogers Bela Letter, Sept. 3, 1813 . Howard Hendrick Letter, Sept. 3, 1813 . Cushman Charlotte Not recorded. (About 1813) . Eddy Anna Not recorded. (About 1813) . Howard Hannah Letter, Sept. 3, 1814 . Whitmore Ruth Letter, Sept. 3, 1814 . Bassett Rufus Letter, July 7, 1815 . Bassett Renew Letter, July 7, 1815 . McCuller Rev. William Letter, Sept. 5, 1815 Letter, Nov. 15, 1819 McCuller Chloe Letter, Sept. 5, 1815 Letter, Nov. 15, 1819 Yaw Lurana (Johnson,) Not recorded. (About 1815) . Collins Sally Not recorded. (About 1815) . Peck, (No. 1) Mehitable Not recorded. (About 1815) Died, Sept., 1836 Peck, (No. 2) Mehitable Not recorded. (About 1815) Letter, Dec. 14, 1853 Stores Sister Not recorded. (About 1815) Letter, Dec. 14,...

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Baptist Church of Ira Vermont – Church Membership 1895-1916

Surname Name Date and Manner of Reception When and How Dismissed Watt Rev. George H Letter, Aug. 5, 1895 Letter, May 17, 1896 Watt Mrs. George H Letter, Aug. 5, 1895 Letter, May 17, 1896 Parker Flora Parker Baptism, Apr. 19, 1896 Letter, 1897 Wheeler Florence (Robinson) Baptism, May 10, 1896 . Whitmore Mabel Whitmore Baptism, May 10, 1896 Died, Feb. 6, 1925 Shaw Martha (Johnson) Baptism, May 10, 1896 Died Jones (No.2) John S. Letter, Dec. 29, 1897 Letter, Dec. 24, 1916 Jones Florence Letter, Dec. 29, 1897 Letter, Dec. 24, 1916 Johnson Rev. Charles A. Letter, May 8, 1898 Letter, Nov. 7, 1898 Johnson Mrs. Charles A. Letter, May 8, 1898 Letter, Nov. 7, 1898 Johnston Mary (Peck) Baptism, May 8, 1898 . Gilmore Lillian (Fish) Baptism, May 8, 1898 . Fish Harrison W. Baptism, May 8, 1898 . Cramton Eva Baptism, May 8, 1898 . Schoerke Rev. B. A. Letter, Oct. 31, 1898 Letter, Oct. 15, 1900 Gould Frank Letter, May 21, 1899 Letter, Feb. 28, 1901 Gould Mrs. Frank Letter, May 21, 1899 Letter, Feb. 28, 1901 Davison Rev. Thomas Letter, Jan. 13, 1901 Letter, Feb. 28, 1901 Davison Minnie Letter, Jan. 13, 1901 Letter, Feb. 28, 1901 Parker Inez Letter, Aug. 25, 1901 . Green J. Augusta Baptism, Dec. 21, 1902 Letter, Dec. 30, 1908 Fish Nettie (Parker) Baptism, Dec. 21, 1902 . Fish,...

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