Biographical Sketch of Curtes H. James
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James, Curtes H., Cornwall, was born in Weybridge, Vt., on June 21, 1848. His parents were Samuel and Salome (Hurd) James. Samuel James was born in Weybridge, Vt., on the place now owned by his son John A. James. Curtes H. James was educated at the common schools, and also at the Burr and Burton Seminary, at Manchester, Vt., which he attended one or two terms. He was brought up to farming and remained at home until the time of his marriage, which occurred on March 9, 1871, to Catherine C. Jewett, who was a daughter of Philo Jewett, a well-known resident of Weybridge, Vt. In 1871 he purchased the place where he has since resided, and which was the former home of the Rev. Jedediah Bushnell. He occupies a very fine residence, and there are many fine farm buildings in connection with the farm, which consists of 130 acres. Mr. James has been lister several terms. He has one son and three daughters.