Collection: Gazetteer of Lamoille County Vermont for 1883-84

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 Luke Guyer

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Luke Guyer, one of the three original settlers, came to Wolcott about 1790, from Hartford, Conn., and located on what is now known as the Guyer farm. He was a blacksmith by trade, and built the first blacksmith shop in the town. John, son of Luke, came here with his father, and was a resident of the town until his death. John reared a family of four children, none of whom are now living. Hezekiah, son of John, died on the old homestead, in 1895, aged eighty-one years. His widow still survives him, age seventy-nine years. Earl Guyer, son of Hezekiah, is a resident of the...

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Biographical Sketch of Abiathar Wetherell

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now The second family that located in the town was that of Abiathar Wetherell, who came from Westmoreland, N. H., in 1798. In 1803, there came from the same place Zephaniah Leach and his four sons, Stephen, Nathan, William, and Jacob. He first settled on East hill, above where Nathan Page now lives , but afterward removing to the village, in connection with his son Nathan he built the first saw and grist-mill in...

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Biographical Sketch of John Stevens

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now John Stevens, from Newbury, N. H., immigrated to Hyde Park in 1827, and died in Johnson about 1858, aged seventy-five years. Mehitable, his wife, died in Johnson in 1878, aged ninety-five years. Horace, son of John, came to this town in 1857, where he still resides, as a carriage...

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Biographical Sketch of Solomon Manchester

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Solomon Manchester, from Barnet, Vt., came to Waterville in 1839, and located in the southern part of the town, on road 16. He has had a family of six children, three of whom now reside in the...

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Biographical Sketch of Isaac Tillotson

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Isaac Tillotson, from Massachusetts, came to Belvidere at an early date, remaining until his death, in 1857, aged ninety-eight years. Isaac was a revolutionary soldier, and reared a family of eight children. His son, Eben, was born in 1783, reared a family of nine children, and died in 1848. Chauncey, youngest son of Eben, born in 1834, has been a resident of this town since 1862. Richard, the third son of Isaac, was born in 1798. His family consisted of six children, of whom the second, Orrin, has always been a resident of Waterville. He has held many of the town...

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Biographical Sketch of William Thomas

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now William Thomas, from the southern part of the State, came to the eastern part of this town about the year 1800. He was a Baptist clergyman, and held services in houses, barns, etc. Amos, a grandson of William, born in July, 1800, still manages a farm in Belvidere. George B., the oldest son of Amos, born in 1824, now resides on road...

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Biographical Sketch of Joel Brown

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Joel Brown came from New Hampshire about the year ,808, and located in Underhill, where he remained about fourteen years, then removed to Cambridge, where he died in 1858. Samuel H., the second of his eight children, born in 1815, has been a resident of Waterville since...

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Biographical Sketch of Theophilus Potter

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Theophilus Potter came from Bakersfield, in 1815, and located in the western part, where he followed the carpenter and joiner trade. Six of his twelve children are now...

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Biographical Sketch of Amos Page

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Amos Page, from Massachusetts, was an early settler in Waterville. He located in the eastern part, where he died in 1840, aged eighty-four years. His family consisted of four sons, one of whom, Aaron D., settled in Waterville. Several of Amos’s descendants now reside in the...

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Biographical Sketch of Jacob Locke

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Jacob Locke, from New Hampshire, settled in the central part of the town in 1808, where he remained until his death, in 1854. He reared a family of ten children, two of whom settled in the town. Thomas J., his third child, born in 1808, is now among the oldest inhabitants of the...

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Biographical Sketch of James Cheney

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now James Cheney, from Hanover, N. H., located in the northern part of this town at an early date, where he resided until his death, in 1810. He reared a family of seven children, three of whom remained in the...

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