Brattleboro Vermont

Ancestry of Walter Lyman French

Most of the Frenches of the Bridgewaters and vicinity descend from John French, of Braintree. This John French was born about 1612, in England. Before coming to Braintree, of which point he was an inhabitant in 1640, and a freeman in 1644, he had been a short time at Dorchester. He died Aug. 16, 1692, aged about eighty. His wife Grace died Feb. 28, 1680-81, aged fifty-nine years. Walter Lyman French, the gentleman whose name introduces this article was one of Brockton’s enterprising business men, one who had achieved marked success in various branches of industry and trade. He was born in Brockton Mass. (then North Bridgewater) May 4, 1843, son of the late Francis M. and. Nancy L. (Blake) French. Walter is a direct descendant of John and Grace French of Braintree Mass.

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1923 Brattleboro Vermont Directory

This is the 1923 Brattleboro Vermont Directory as published by H. A. Manning Company, and the volume indicates that this company had been publishing these directories of Brattleboro for 24 years. This directory contains an alphabetical listing of all known residents in Brattleboro, Guilford, Marlboro, and Putney, Vermont, and Hinsdale, New Hampshire for the year of 1923. It also contains a business directory, listing of churches and pastor, streets, societies, newspapers, and other organizations of the localities.

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1875-1876 Brattleboro Vermont Directory

This is the 1875-1876 Brattleboro Vermont Directory as published in 1876 by Fitzgerald & Co. This directory contains an alphabetical listing of all known residents in Brattleboro Vermont for the year of 1875. It also contains a business directory, listing of churches and pastor, streets, societies, newspapers, and other organizations of the city of Brattleboro.

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