Biography of Jared Booth

Booth, Jared, Ferrisburgh, Vergennes p. o, was born in Ferrisburgh, Vt., in 1839. He is one of the prominent general farmers of his town. He was town representative in 1880 and 1881, and was a justice of the peace of this town in 1880 and 1884. He was married in 1860 to Julia A. Porter, who died in 1871 leaving three children, who have also died since her death. Mrs. Booth was a daughter of George W. and Julia H. Porter. Jared Booth then married his second wife, Phila F. Hurlburt, of Ferrisburgh, Vt., in 1873. They have had two sons born to them, Jared Samuel, and Ralph Hurlburt. Jared Booth was a son of Jared and Hannah (Adams) Booth. She was born in Ferrisburgh, Vt., and was a daughter of Deacon Allen Adams. Jared, sr., was born in Vergennes, Vt., in 1807, and was married in 1833. They had a family of nine children born to them, two of whom are now living — Jared and Samuel B. Jared, sr., represented his town and held most of the town offices, and was a son of Samuel B. and Judith (Brace) Booth. He was born in 1775 and she was also born in the same year, and they were married in 1799. They had a family of five children born to them, only one of whom is now living, Ezra B. Mrs. Phila F. Booth was a daughter of Lewis and Philomelia S. (Fuller) Hurlburt. He was born in Ferrisburgh, Vt., in 1799, and she was born in the same town in 1805. They were married in September, 1824; had a family of ten children born to them, six of whom are now living. Mr. Hurlburt died in 1867, and his wife died in 1883. Lewis was a son of David and Elizabeth (Neerin) Hurlburt, who were among the early settlers of Ferrisburgh, Vt., and came here from Connecticut.



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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