Biographical Sketch of Cyrus Booth Botsford
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Botsford, Cyrus Booth, Vergennes, was born in Newtown, Conn., in April, 1831, and when ten years of age he came to Vergennes, Vt., and lived with his uncle, Cyrus Booth, of Vergennes, Vt., until 1853, when he went to California and worked in the gold mines; remained there about four years, when he returned to Vergennes, Vt. This trip proved a success financially as well as physically. He went to California via the Nicaragua route and returned via the Panama Isthmus. He now owns a homestead of 350 acres, and is an extensive dairyman and stockgrower of Durham and graded stock. Cyrus B. Botsford was married in 1866 to Julia Warner, of Crown Point, N. Y. They have had a family of four children born to them — Anna M., Cyrus Warner, William H., and Samuel Booth. Julia was a daughter of Henry and Anna (Willmarth) Warner. Cyrus was a son of Elijah and Abigail Botsford.