University of Vermont

Congregational Church in Berlin Vermont

Biography of Rev. Austin Hazen

By Rev. William S. Hazen, of Northfield Austin Hazen, son of Asa Hazen, was born in Hartford, June, 1786, about 2 miles from Hanover, New Hampshire. His mother’s name before marriage was Susanna Tracy. The Hazen family, which was large, was noted for its piety and general intelligence, and as being among the first settlers of the town. Mr. Hazen was graduated at Dartmouth College in 1807, and spent the next year in Binghampton, Pennsylvania [sic New York ?], teaching; in 1808, went to Washington, Connecticut, commenced the study of theology with Dr. E. Peters — date of his license […]

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1873 Map of Berlin Vermont

Early Physicians in Berlin Vermont

Dr. Ebenezer Collins Dr. Ebenezer Collins, who remained in town but a short time. Dr. Gershom Heaton Dr. Gershom Heaton, born in Swanzey, New Hampshire, 1773; removed at an early age to Hanover, New Hampshire; graduated at the medical department in Dartmouth College about 1795, and came about the same time to Berlin; but after a short practice, quit his profession, went to farming, and eventually accumulated a handsome property; died Jan. 1850, aged 77 years. Dr. Jacob Miller Dr. Jacob Miller, a native of Middleboro, Massachusetts; graduated at Dartmouth College in 1804; pursued his medical studies with Nathan Smith,

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