Biographical Sketch of Ralph Satterly

Satterly, Ralph, Ferrisburgh, Vergennes p. o., was born in Ferrisburgh, Vt., in 1830. He is a general farmer and has held several of the town offices, served as lister, justice of the peace and collector of the town. He was married in 1861 to Loraine P. Hurlbut, who was born in 1815, and was a daughter of Lewis and Philomelia Hurlbut. They have had one daughter born to them — Eva S. Ralph M. Satterly was a son of Captain Isaac and Sophia (Marsh) Satterly. She was born in Ferrisburgh, Vt., in 1807, and Isaac was born in Ferrisburgh Vt., on January 27, 1804. They were married in 1826. Mrs. Satterly died in December, 1851, leaving four children — Mary (born August, 1827, married to Cassius A.. Holabird, of Sherburne, Vt., in 1845; they have had two children born to them); Roxy (born in October, 1836, married Hiram F. Hurlbut in 1865); they have one son — Byron S.); Charlotte S. (born in 1828, married in 1849 to Thomas Robinson, who died in 1854; they had one son — William C., and one daughter — Sarah R.; Charlotte married for her second husband, Dr. Rogers, in 1860); and Ralph M. Captain Isaac Satterly was a son of Robert and Mary (Davis) Satterly. She was born and married on Long Island. Robert was born in England in 1754; was pressed into the English army, and came to this country as a soldier in 1776; made his escape from the English army, and was married about 1778. They settled in Vergennes, Vt., and purchased the homestead where they died. They had a family of twelve children, six sons and six daughters, of whom but one is now living — Harriet, born in 1806. Mr. Robert Satterly died in 1844.



Addison County VT,

Smith, H. P. History of Addison County Vermont: With Illustrations And Biographical Sketches of Some of Its Prominent Men And Pioneers. Syracuse, N.Y.: D. Mason & co., 1886.

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