Biographical Sketch of Rufus Hazard
Hazard, Rufus, Ferrisburgh, North Ferrisburgh p. o., was born in Uxbridge, Canada West, in 1808. He has held several of the town offices and has been appointed executor and administrator of several large estates. He was married in 1835 to Sarah A. Allen; she died in 1865, leaving one adopted daughter — Mary Esther Anthony, who married Thomas R. Noonan. Rufus married for his second wife Mrs. Ruth Carry Holmes, who was born in Half Moon, Saratoga county, N. Y. Rufus Hazard was a son of Thomas and Lydia (Rogers) Hazard, who were born and married in Vermont. They died in Ferrisburgh, Vt., leaving a family of five children — Robert, born in 1806 ; Rufus, born in 1808 ; Seneca, born in 1810 ; Mary, born in 1815 ; Dennis, born in 1819. Thomas Hazard was a son of Robert Hazard, who was one of the first settlers of Ferrisburgh, Vt.