Haven, Franklin K., Vergennes, was born in Bethel, Vt., in 1826; settled in Vergennes, Vt., as a clerk in 1849, and in 1850 engaged in the mercantile business, in which he still continues, dealing largely in gents’ clothing and furnishing goods, boots, shoes, and groceries. He was married in 1852 to Eliza H. Strong, daughter of Solomon Strong. They have a family of three children — Charles S., Foster S., and Martha E. Franklin K. Haven was a son of Rev. K. and Ruth (Harrison) Haven. She was born in New Jersey in 1794, and died in 1865; he was born in Farmingham, Mass., in 1795, and died in 1879. They were married in 1815. They had a family of nine children born to them, two of whom are now living — F. K. and Charlotte M. Rev. K. Haven was a Universalist clergyman, and labored in his profession in Bethel, Vt., eight years, in Shoreham, Vt., forty-two years. He died in Shoreham, Vt.
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