Bond, Doctor Franklin, Cornwall, was born in Cornwall, Addison county, Vt,, on April 15, 1821. He was a son of Asa and Lucy (Janes) Bond. Asa Bond was born in Chelsea, Orange county, Vt. He came to Addison county about 1811, and in 1812 he purchased a portion of the place which is now owned by his son, Franklin Bond. He was a tanner and currier by trade, a business which he followed for many years. He had a family of eight children, six of whom are now living. The latter part of his life he devoted entirely to farming. His death occurred in February, 1868. Doctor Franklin Bond was educated in the common schools. He was brought up to farming and the tanning business, which he followed until twenty years of age, when he attended an academy at Brandon, Vt. He also took a partial scientific course at Middlebury College, and was at Dartmouth College one year, taking the medical course there; was at the Castleton Medical College for two years, and graduated from that institution in 1847. He commenced the practice of medicine with his preceptor, Doctor M. O. Porter, with whom he studied in Cornwall, Vt., previous to his graduation, after which he went to Sheboygan Falls, Wis., and there practiced medicine for about eleven years, after which he returned to the home place to take care of his aged parents. After his return home he engaged in farming and in supplying the railroad company with ties and wood. He was married in 1848 to Martha A. Southmayd, of Shoreham, Vt. They have had a family of ten children born to them, eight of whom are now living. Doctor Bond has never sought office; was selectman for three years during the war.
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,
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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.
Booth, Ezra, Ferrisburgh, Vergennes p. o., was born in Newtown, Conn. in 1813, and settled in Addison county, Vt., in 1831. He was married on March 25, 1840, to Sophia Whalley, who was born in England in 1816. They had a family of six children -- William W., Lucy A., Ellen R., Austin T., Richard D., and Ada S. Ezra Booth held most of the town offices, and died on July 1, 1868. Mrs. Booth settled in Ferrisburgh, Vt., with her parents, Thomas and Rachel (Jones) Whalley, in 1827. They settled on the homestead farm in 1832. In 1840 they moved to Charlotte, where Mrs. Whalley died in 1855. Mr. Whalley then married his second wife, Hannah Tobias. He died in 1881 aged ninety years, and Hannah died in 1884. Three of his children were born in England, Sophia, Eliza, and Thomas, and four in Canada, four of whom are now living, Sophia, Jonathan, Sarnuel, and Richard. Thomas Whalley was a professional teacher in England and taught here after his early settlement, after which he became a farmer. Mr. Ezra Booth was a son of Austin and Phebe (Botsford) Booth.
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