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.
Orvis, Lorin, Lincoln. South Starksboro p. o., was the first one of the family of this name to settle in the vicinity of South Starksboro, Vt. He formerly resided in Norfolk, Conn., where he was born. He was a shoemaker and a tanner by trade. He has no descendants residing in Starksboro or Lincoln, Vt., but he has a son, Loring, residing in Ferrisburgh, Vt., and a son, Myron, residing in Shoreham, Vt., and also other descendants who now reside in the West. Philander Orvis, who was a brother of Lorin, came from Norfolk, Conn., and worked for Lorin for