Cambridge VT

Biographical Sketch of John Safford

John Safford, from Bennington, Vt., came to Cambridge in 1790, and located in the western part of the town, upon the farm now owned by his grandson, Samuel M. He reared a family of ten children, eight of whom settled in the town, and died, in 1857, aged ninety-two years.

Biographical Sketch of Thomas Edwards

Thomas Edwards, born at Bedford, Eng., in 1790, came to Cambridge in 1837, and located in the southeastern part of the town. His family consisted of three sons and two daughters. Two of his sons now reside here, Matthew, on road 22, and Thomas, on road 24.

Biographical Sketch of Benjamin Griswold

Benjamin Griswold, one of the first settlers of Bristol, Vt., removed from there to Enosburgh, and thence to Cambridge. His youngest son, Benjamin, born in 1797, came to this town with his parents, and died on the old homestead, in 1878. His son, Leonard S., now occupies the old farm, on road 31.

Biographical Sketch of Darius Case

Darius Case, from Connecticut, came to Cambridge June 10, 1839, and located in the northern part of the town, where he died, in 1868, aged sixty-six years. Addison B., the youngest of his ten children, born in 1826, is now a resident of the town, on road 13.

Biographical Sketch of Henry Stowell

Henry Stowell, from Connecticut, came to Cambridge about the year 1823, and located at the Borough. He was a graduate of Middlebury college, and practiced law until his death, in 1872. His son, Henry J., born in 1826, now resides here.

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