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Migration of Families out of Norwich VT

At the first enumeration of the inhabitants of eastern Vermont, as made by the authority of New York in 1771, Norwich was found to be the most populous of all the towns of Windsor County, having forty families and 206 inhabitants. Windsor followed with 203, and Hartford was third with 190. The aggregate population of …

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List of the Principal Pioneer Settlers in Norwich Vermont

The counties of Cumberland and Gloucester had been organized by New York in 1766, out of the territory lying between the Green Mountains and Connecticut River. In the year 1771 a census of these counties was made under the authority of that province. All the towns in Windham and Windsor Counties, as now constituted, belonged …

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A Brief History of Norwich University

In 1835, the American Literary, Scientific, and Military Academy became “Norwich University,” by virtue of an act of incorporation granted by the legislature of Vermont the previous year. Captain Alden Partridge remained at the head of the institution until 1843, and soon after sold the buildings and grounds to the Trustees of the University. There …

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Thomas G. Bush

Private, 1st class, Engineers, Co. A, 81st Div., 306th Reg.; of Halifax County; son of John A. and Mrs. M. L. Bush. Entered service Oct. 2, 1917, at Halifax, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Camp Sevier, then to Camp Upton, N. Y. Sailed for France July 30, 1918. Fought at Meuse-Argonne, …

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