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Biographical Sketch of Frank T. Nash

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Nash, Frank T., New Haven, was born in Racine county, Wis., on February 2, 1851; is one of the prominent farmers of his town, and represented his town in the Legislature in 1884 and 1885. His parents were Fordyce and Eliza A. (Thayer) Nash. His paternal grandparents were William and Mary P. (Wright) Nash, and his paternal great-grandfather was William Nash, who was born in Farmington, Conn., in February 1743, and settled in New Haven, Vt., in 1799, where he died on August 2, 1821. William Nash, jr., was a successful business man and a prominent citizen, and represented his town in the Legislature in the terms of 1825 and ’26, ’36 and ’37. He died in December, 1871. He was also State senator in 1846 and ’47. Fordyce T. Nash was born in New Haven, Vt., on July 9, 1820, and was married on November 15, 1847, to Eliza A. Thayer, a daughter of William and Mary (Bell) Thayer, of Weybridge, Vt., and by whom he had four children — Fred P., Frank T., Fordyce W., and Mary E. (deceased). He died on July 19, 1859. He was always a resident of Addison county, with the exception of six years, in which he resided in Wisconsin.

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