Biography of David D. Middlebrook
Middlebrook, David D., Ferrisburgh, Vergennes p. o., was born in Ferrisburgh, Vt., in June, 1802. He represented his town in the Legislature in 1845 and 1846, and has held several of the town offices. He attended the grand hater-gathering of members in Montpelier in 1885. He was married in 1828 to Almira Carter, of Monkton, Vt., who died on September 14, 1851, leaving a family of seven children, two of whom are now living — Theophilus C. (born on May 4, 1839), Anner C. (born on September 13, 1845). Theophilus C. enlisted and served as lieutenant in Company I. Fourteenth Vermont Regiment. He was married in 1862 to Emma French, who died in 1880, leaving one son –George D. Theophilus then married his second wife, Annie Clark, and by her has had one daughter, Emma, and a son, Walter C. Julia A., a daughter of David D. Middlebrook, died leaving two children — Achsa and Julia, who died on January 25, 1872, aged fourteen years. Achsa married the Rev. H. P. James and now has a family of two daughters — Laura and Julia, who are great-grandchildren of David D. David D. Middlebrook was a son of Theophilus and Elizabeth (Hubbell) Middlebrook, who were born in Fairfield county, Conn., and married in 1793. They had a family of eight children born to them, five of whom are now living — David D. (born in 1802), Hannah (born in 1805), Patience (born in 1807), Eliza (born in 1810), and Nancy (born in 1812). They settled in Ferrisburgh, Vt., in 1790, Elizabeth died in 1850, in the eighty-second year of her age, and Theophilus (who was a son of Stephen and Hannah Middlebrook, of Fairfield Conn.) died in 1854, aged eighty-six years. David D. Middlebrook married his second wife, Mrs. Polly Ann Middlebrook, of Trumbull, Conn., on October 11, 1852.