Biographical Sketch of Nicholas H. Guindon
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Guindon, Nicholas H., Lincoln, was born in New Haven, Vt., on September 3, 1830. His father, Gabriel Guindon, was for many years a resident of New Haven, Vt. He was of French Canadian parents, and was born in the town of Moscow, Province of Quebec, on May 1, 1802. He was married in June, 1828, to Lydia Purinton, a daughter of Chase Purinton. They had a family of three children born to them — Nicholas H., Jasper R. (now a resident of Lynn, Mass.), and Cleora C. (who married Ezra Page, of Lincoln, Vt.; is now a widow). Gabriel Guindon, father of Nicholas H., was a farmer by occupation, and worked eleven years for Rodman Chapman, of Vergennes. He came to Lincoln, Vt., in 1833, and purchased the present Nicholas Guindon estate of one hundred acres, in 1831. He was selectman of the town for several years, and held several other minor offices. Nicholas H. Guindon has been thrice married. His first wife was Eliza Gove, a daughter of Levi Gove. She died leaving one daughter — Mary A. His second wife was Hetty E. Tabor, a daughter of Francis Tabor, of New Bedford, Mass., and by her had a family of three children — Francis T., William G., and George R. His third wife was Mary Cadwell, a widow of Mitchell Cadwell, of Starksboro, Vt. She was a daughter of Benjamin Jackson, of Starksboro, Vt. Mr. Guindon now owns a fine estate, consisting of two hundred acres.