Discover your family's story.

Enter a grandparent's name to get started.

Start Now

Biographical Sketch of Elihu Purinton

Purinton, Elihu, Lincoln, a representative farmer of Lincoln, Vt., was a son of James and Clarissa (Nud) Purinton, and a grandson of Chase Purinton. James Purinton was a tanner by trade. He was twice married. His first wife was Achsie Morrison. After his marriage he resided in Lincoln, Vt., for a number of years, after which he removed to Canada, where he died. He had a family of twelve children, three of whom now reside in Addison county, Vt. — Asa, Freeman, and Elihu (who was married on October 25, 1876, to Hulda Purinton, a daughter of Jonathan and Hannah (Huntington) Purinton, who came to Lincoln, Vt., in 1803). Huldah was the youngest of their six children; she was born on September 3, 1818, and Elihu, her husband, was born on September 8, 1814. He has held several of the town offices, representing the same in the Legislature in 1865-66.

MLA Source Citation:

Finished Round 1 Editing. Needs locations and topics in round 2. Needs index page Web. 24 July 2016.
- Last updated on Sep 1st, 2012

This page is part of a larger collection. Access the full collection at History of Addison County Vermont.

Pin It on Pinterest


Share This

Share this post with your friends!