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  1. John Safford was born 16 Aug 1765 in Bennington, VT. He was the son of Gen. Samuel Safford (1737-1813) and Mary Lawrence (1741-1821) of Bennington. On 5 Aug 1792 he married at Cambridge, VT to Elizabeth Montague, daughter of Samuel Montague and Lucy Safford, sister of Gen. Safford. He was one of the first surveyors in Cambridge and was also a teacher and farmer.

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