Collection: Gazetteer of Lamoille County Vermont for 1883-84

Biographical Sketch of Alva Judson

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Alva Judson, father of O. L. Judson of this town, was born and lived all his life, in Huntington, Vt., dying there at the age of sixty-five years. He married Phoebe Williams, who died in Hyde Park, aged seventy years. Three of their four children are now living, one, O. L., being a resident of this...

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Biographical Sketch of Barnabas Peck

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Barnabas Peck came to Wolcott in 1811, and located upon the farm now owned by C. C. Twiss. The first saw and grist-mill built in the town then stood on this farm. Mr. Peck reared a family of eleven children, and died in 1832, aged seventy-three years. Jera Peck now occupies the old homestead, aged seventy-one years. The Peck family trace their pedigree back through six generations to Joseph Peck, who came to America in 1638, and whose descendants in the United States are now estimated to number about...

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Biographical Sketch of Levi Hodge

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Levi Hodge, a native of Warwick, Mass., came to Stowe and located where his son, Russell C., now resides, and where he died in 1862, aged about seventy-five years. Russell C. is superintendent of the town poor farm, which is owned in union by the towns of Stowe, Morristown, and...

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Biographical Sketch of Moody Parker

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Moody Parker, a native of Lyman, N. H., born in 1785, came to Wolcott in 1821, where he resided until his death, in 1869, aged eighty-four years. Mr. Parker was at the battle of Plattsburgh, and held the office of sergeant. After the war he returned to Lyman and married Millicent Moulton, who is still living. This union was blessed with seven children, five of whom are living. S. R. Parker, who now resides on road 12, was three years of age when his father came to the...

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Biographical Sketch of Levi Parker

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Levi Parker, from Lyman, N. H., came to Wolcott in June, 1821, and purchased fifty acres of land on road i 1, where E. P. Dexter now resides. Here Mr. Parker resided until his death, in 1862, aged seventy-two...

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Biographical Sketch of Samuel F. Pike

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Samuel F. Pike, a native of Brookfield, Vt., married Betsey B. Newman, of Morristown, and came to this town, locating on road 4, upon the place now owned by Mrs. Nancy Pike. In 1872, he removed to road 4, where he resides with Henry A....

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Biographical Sketch of Heman Story

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Heman Story was born in this town, near Moscow. His father died when he was a year and a half old, and his mother died when he was five years of age. In 1861, he located on road 17, corner of 18, where he still...

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Biographical Sketch of Alvin P. Holmes

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Alvin P. Holmes, son of Rev. Samuel Holmes, a revolutionary soldier and an early settler in Cambridge, came to this town in 1846, where he still resides, at the...

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Biographical Sketch of John Poor

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now John Poor, born in Montpelier, came to Stowe about thirty-five years ago, and resided here until his death, in 1868, aged sixty years. Sylvander C., born in Morristown, came to Stowe with his father, and now resides on road...

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Biographical Sketch of B. O. Shaw

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now B. O. Shaw, a son of Benoni Shaw, an early settler in Morristown, came to Stowe in 1853, and located where he still resides, on road...

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Biographical Sketch of Timothy Brown

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Timothy Brown and wife, Meredeth Ward, were the first settlers in the town, coming from Westmoreland, N. H., in the year 1797. He bought 450 acres of land on West hill, embracing the Stephen Leach farm and adjoining lands. Here he lived until 1829, when he removed to Ohio, where he passed the remainder of a long life. Four children survived him, Timothy, Bartlett, Rhoda, the wife of Thomas Potter, and Asenath, the wife of Stephen Leach, all of whom attained a ripe old age. The first two died in Ohio, the last two, in Waterville. The year before Mr. Brown came to town Amos Page built a log house without covering it, near where Orrin Tillotson now lives. There was no clearing there at the time, nor was the house occupied by any one for years after the settlement by Mr....

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