Hindes, Jacob C., Vergennes, was born in Clinton county, N. Y., in 1839:, and settled in Vergennes, Vt., in 1869, as a manufacturer of horse shoe-nails, and in 1871 became general manager of the National Horse Nail Company of Vergennes, Vt., having a capital of one hundred thousand dollars, and giving employment to fifty men. Jacob G. Hindes is now one of the board of aldermen of the city. He was married in 1860 to Lucy C. Cutting, of Westport, N. Y. They have had a family of four children born to them — Spencer W. (assistant cashier of the Farmers’ National Bank), Ella M., L. Augusta, and J. Churchell. Jacob G. was a son of James and Armitta F. (Fuller) Hindes, who were bowl in Addison county, Vt., and now reside at Keeseville, N. Y. They had a family of five sons and one daughter born to them — Colonel G. W. and Captain E. W. Hindes (enlisted and served until the close of the war), W. F., J. G., and Augusta (married E. K. Barber).