Biographical Sketch of Ezra A. Hazard
Hazard, Ezra A., Ferrisburgh, North Ferrisburgh p. o., was born in Ferrisburgh, Vt., in 1831. He is one of the large, successful farmers of his town, and now owns and occupies a portion of the old homestead, which was purchased by his great-grandfather; was selectman of his town, lister, and poor-master. He was married in 1860 to Caroline Williams, of Charlotte, Vt. They have had two children born to them — Adelia and Sylvia. Ezra A. Hazard was a son of Robert and Elizabeth (Alexander) Hazard. Robert Hazard was born in Uxbridge, Canada West, in 1806. They settled in Ferrisburgh, Vt., in 18–, where Mr. Hazard died in 1865; Mrs. Hazard died in 1862. They had a family of three children born to them — Ezra A., Sylvia, and one son whom she had by a previous marriage. Ezra A. is the only one now living. Sylvia married Henry A. Beach; she died leaving one son — Fred. Robert Hazard was a son of Thomas and Lydia (Rogers) Hazard who were born and married in Vermont, where they also died. They had a family of five children born to them — Robert (born in 1806), Rufus (born in 1808), Seneca (born in 1810), Mary (born in 1815), and Dennis (born in 1819). Thomas was a son of Robert Hazard, sr., who was one of the first settlers in Ferrisburgh, Vt.