Franklin County VT

Biographical Sketch of Gen. Carmi W. Babcock

Gen. Carmi W. Babcock, president of the first free state council of 1857-58, a leading citizen of Lawrence and a prominent contractor in the building of several noted structures of the state, was born in Franklin County, Vermont, April 21, 1830. In 1850, after teaching for a time, he moved to St. Paul, Minnesota, where …

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Biographical Sketch of Colonel and Judge Oscar E. Learnard

Colonel and Judge Oscar E. Learnard, one of the founders of Burlington, for many years a resident of Lawrence, one of the organizers of the republican party in Kansas and prominent in numerous state institutions and enterprises, was born at Fairfax, Vermont, November 14, 1832. He was of English and Franch Huguenot stock. In 1855, …

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Biographical Sketch of Robert Ellsworth Lewis

Lewis, Robert Ellsworth; gen. sec’y Y. M. C. A.; born, Berkshire, Vermont, Sept. 28, 1869; son of C. P. V. and Ellen E. Haynes Lewis; University of Vermont, class of 1892, degrees Ph. D., M. A., L. H. D.; married, Brookline, Massachusetts, Aug. 24, 1893, Grace Mason Brackett (Wellesley, 1890); issue, five sons, three daughters; …

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Biography of Oscar Eugene Learnard, Col.

Col. Oscar Eugene Learnard was born in Fairfax, Vermont, November 14, 1832, the son of Stephen Tracy Learnard, and he died in Lawrence, Kansas, November 5, 1911. He grew to manhood in his native state, attended the common schools and Bakersfield Academy, taught school, and attended Norwich, Vermont, University. He did not finish his course …

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Caroline Woods Todd Sykes of Berkshire VT

SYKES, Caroline Woods Todd7, (Samuel6, Eliel5, Samuel4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born March 2, 1814, in Enosburg, Vt., died Sept. 25, 1888, in Berkshire, Vt., of dysentery, married Nov. 24, 1844, Ashbel, son of Asa Sykes, of East Berkshire, Vt. Children: I. Fannie Alathea, b. Sept. 28, 1845, in East Berkshire, Vt., d. April 1889, in …

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Alathea Lawrence Todd Sykes of Berkshire VT

SYKES, Alathea Lawrence Todd7, (Samuel6, Eliel5, Samuel4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born July 5, 1811, in Enosburg, Vt., died Oct. 30, 1890, in Berkshire, Vt., of heart disease, married Dec. 3, 1840, Heman, son of Asa Sykes, of East Berkshire, Vt. Children: I. Preston Eugene, b. Dec. 26, 1843, m. Feb. 28, 1873, Alzina Albertine, daughter …

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Franklin County, Vermont Cemetery Records

Most of these are complete indices at the time of transcription, however, in some cases we list the listing when it is only a partial listing. Following Cemeteries (hosted at Fairfax Vermont Historical Society) Beaver Cemetery Bowditch Cemetery Carroll Hill Cemetery Kezer Cemetery Kingsbury/Hibbard Cemetery Learned Cemetery Mudgett Cemetery North Fairfax/Beeman Cemetery Fairfax Plains Cemetery …

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Biography of Hon. E. D. Shattuck

HON. E.D. SHATTUCK, – Judge Shattuck has been prominently connected with the public affairs of our state for more than thirty years, and is so closely identified with our interests and society as to be a distinctively representative man among us. His mental strength and clearness, combined with remarkable accuracy and absence of personal bias, …

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