Cushman, A. J. (doctor), Lincoln, was born in the town of Georgia, Franklin county, Vt.,. on May 21., 1843. His father, Francis Cushman, was a school teacher in Franklin county and also at the University of Vermont. In later life he engaged in the mercantile business. His wife was Amelia Brown, by whom he had a family of seven children, of whom A. J. is the third youngest. Dr. Cushman came to Lincoln, Vt., in 1859. He is a blacksmith by trade. He enlisted in Company A, Sixth Vermont Volunteers, infantry company, and served three years. The last two years he served in the hospital as steward. He was in the Sixth Corps, Army of the Potomac, and took part in over fifty engagements. He was wounded in the hip at the battle of Savage Station, and is now a pensioner. He studied medicine at spare times for several years, and more especially since 1875. He entered the medical department of the University of Vermont in 1881 and attended lectures. He now receives a large patronage. He has been married twice. His first wife was Amelia Hood, a daughter of E. P. Hood, of Bristol, Vt., and by her had one son, Arthur, now a student at Middlebury College. Amelia died in 1872. He then married for his second wife Ella Stone, a daughter of Benjamin Stone, and by her has had a family of three children -- Winnifred, Vevion, and Dora.
Day, Milo E., Middlebury, was born in Middlebury, Addison county, Vt., on the second day of August, 1834. His parents were Milo K. and Persis (Murray) Day. Milo K. came to Addison county, Vt., and settled in Middlebury with his father, Reuben Day, in 1813. He was a teamster, and early in life, after learning the trade of jeweler, came to East Middlebury, Vt., and opened a general store there for three or four years. He then went to Ripton, Vt., and engaged in the lumbering and saw-mill business, and while there he was selectman, town representative, and constable. He returned to East Middlebury, Vt., about 1875 and purchased the
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store property now owned by his son, Milo E., and continued the general merchant business until the time of his death, which occurred on March 5, 1877. Milo E. Day was educated in the common schools. He assisted his father in the saw-mill, and also in the mercantile business, and has carried on the business since the death of his father. He was married in April, 1854, to Lydia Bailey. They have had seven children born to them, six of whom are now living -- three daughters and three sons. He was a selectman of Salisbury while a resident there. He is a self-made man, having no start whatever in life.
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