Surname: Landon

Genealogical and Family History of the State of Vermont vol 1

Genealogical and Family History of Vermont

Hiram Charlton took on the publication of the Genealogical and Family History of the State of Vermont for Lewis Publishing. In it, he enlisted the assistance of living residents of the state in providing biographical and genealogical details about their family, and then he published all 1104 family histories in two distinct volumes.

Biographical Sketch of Miles J. Landon

Landon, Miles J., New Haven, was born in New Haven, Vt., on December 14, 1845; is a prominent farmer and has held nearly all of the town offices. He succeeded his father in 1878, in the agency of the Vermont Mutual Fire Insurance Company, his father having previously represented this company for forty years. He was married on February 25, 1868, to Harriet Dexter, a daughter of Oliver and Louisa (Preston) Dexter, and by whom he has had three children — Charlotte L., Mary A. F., and Ralph D. Mills J. Landon was a son of Elisha H. and Charlotte

Biographical Sketch of Elisha H. Landon

Landon, Elisha H., New Haven, was born in Salisbury, Conn., October 1, 1800, where he was educated; in 1821 he came to New Haven, Vt., and served as a clerk in the store of Rodman Chapman for three years, after which he engaged in the mercantile business in Bristol, Vt., and later in New Haven, Vt. He engaged in farming in 1832, a business in which he has since engaged, continuing until the time of his retirement from active life. He was agent for the Vermont Mutual Fire Insurance Company, for Rutland and Addison counties, for forty years, and has