Lists of Early Barre, Vermont People

The following are lists of people who participated in the early history of , Vermont, and the positions they occupied.

List of , Vermont Representatives, and the Years of Representation up to 1880

Nathan Harrington, 1793; Asaph Sherman, 1794, ’95, ’96; Benjamin Walker, 1797, ’99; Nathaniel Killam, 1798; James Fisk, 1800, ‘1, ‘2, ‘3, ‘4, ‘9, ’10, ’15; Luther Holton, 1805; Nathan Carpenter, 1806; John Dodge, 1807, 1808; Nathan Stone, 1811; Warren Ellis, 1812, ’13, ’14, ’16, ’17, ’20, ’22; Phineas Thompson, 1818, ’19, ’27; Jacob Scott, 1821; Peter Nichols, 1823, ’26, ’28; Denison Smith, 1824, ’25, ’29; Alvan Carter, 1830, ’32, ’33; Lucius B. Peck, 1831; John Twing, 1834, ’35 Jacob Scott, Jr., 1836, ’37, ’38; Newell Kinsman, 1839, ’40; Leonard Keith, 1841, ’42; David D. Wing, 1843, ’44; Webber Tilden, 1845; Obadiah Wood, 1846; George W. Collamer, 1847, ’48; Harvey Tilden, 1849; Warren H. Ellis, 1850; Jesse Scott, 1851, ’52; Denison K. Smith, 1853, ’57; Joseph Sargent, 1854, ’55; Joseph C. Parker, 1856; None, 1858, ’61, ’64; Leonard F. Aldrich, 1859, ’60; Ira Holden, 1862, ’63; Geo. W. Tilden, 1865, ’66; Frank Stafford, 1867; Charles Q. Reed, 1868; William E. Whitcomb, 1869, ’70, ’71; Wm. A. Boyce, 1872; Eli Holden, 1874; Jacob S. Spaulding, 1876; J. Henry Jackson, 1878; Henry Priest, 1880.

List of , Vermont Town Clerks up to 1880

Joseph Dwight, 1793, ’94, ’95; Gardner Wheeler, 1796, ’97; Nathan Carpenter, 1798, ’99, 1800, ‘1, ‘2, ‘3, ‘4, ‘5, ‘6; Sherman Minott, 1807, ‘8, ‘9, ’10; Warren Ellis, 1811, ’12, ’13, ’14, ’15, ’16, ’17; Joseph Ripley, 1818 to 1840; Alvan Carter, 1841 to 1862; Albert Johonnott, 1863; Clark Holden, 1864; Carlos Carpenter, 1865, ’66, ’67. ’68, ’69, ’70, ’71; Clark Holden, 1872-1881.

List of First Constables in , Vermont up to 1871

Job Adams, 1793, ’97; Joel Shurtliff, 1794; Samuel Scott, 1795; Isaac S. Thompson, 1796, 1812; Apollos Hale. 1798; James Paddock. 1799, 1800, ‘l0, ’11, ’13; Reuben Carpenter, 1802, 1803; Phineas Thompson, 1804; Ezekiel D. Wheeler, 1805; Chapin Keith, 1806, ‘7, ‘9; Andrew Dewey, 1808; Peter Nichols, 1814, ’15, ’16, 17, ’18, ’19, ’23, ’24, ’25, ’26, ’27, ’28; Moses Rood, Jr., 1820, ’21, 22; Lewis Peck, 1829; Otis Peck, 1830, ’31, ’32, ’33, ’34, ’35; Thomas Town, 1836, ’37, ’38, ’39; Alvan Drury, 1840, ’41, ’42, ’43, ’44, ’45, ’47, ’48, ’49, ’50, ’51; Joseph C. Parker, 1852; Silas Town, Jr., 1853; David D. Wing, 1854, ’55, ’56; Micah French, 1857, ’58, ’59; N. F. Averill, 1860, ’61, ’62, ’63, ’68, ’69, ’70, ’71, ’72, ’73; A. M. Jackman, 1846, 1865; A. A. Nichols, 1864; Ira P. Harrington, 1866: A. J. Smith, 1867; G. L Jackson, 1874, ’75, ’76; Carlos Carpenter, 1877; L. W. Scott, 1878, ’79, ’80; Chas. L. Currier, 1881.

First Selectmen in , Vermont from 1871-1880

W. C. White, 1871, ’73, ’74, ’75; Augustus Claflin, 1872, ’79, ’80, ’81; Ira P. Harrington, 1876, ’77, ’78.

Longevity in , Vermont up to 1871

Names of some of the older people who have died in town: Abel Camp, aged 92, and his wife, Abigail, 86; Benjamin Wood, 86, and his wife, 87; Chapin Keith, 80, and his wife, 86; Mrs. Sally Willard, 81; Miss Mary Gale, 80; Gould Camp, 92; Robert Parker, 83; John Goldsbury, 90, and his wife, 80; John Wheaton, 95; Mrs. Benjamin Wheaton, 80; Luke Olds, 86; Israel Wood, 80; Isaiah Little, 84; Capt. Wm. Bradford, 86, his wife, 83; Anna Bradford, 88; Silas Town, 88; Reuben Nichols, 83; Samuel Cook, 94; Daniel Kinney, 82; Mrs. Judith Wood, 83; Polly Cook, 81; Alvah Wood, 84, his wife, 83; Otis French, 89; Jerra Richardson, 82; Jerry Batchelder, 83; Mrs. John Thompson, 83; Mrs. Nancy Barber, 84; James Knowland, 85; Mrs. Dudley Sterling, 92; Thomas Town, 84; Jonathan Claflin, 84; Joseph Sterling; Plina Wheaton, 83.

The above list might be greatly extended if time now permitted.

, Vermont Residents over 80 on June 27, 1881

Names of people now living in town whose ages are 80 years and upwards—so far as we can learn: Lucy Davis, 97 years old; Hetty Willey, 93; Eleanor Needham, 94; Lucy Wood, 95; Delia French, 86; Hannah French, 85; Louis Dana, 85; Jonathan Bancroft. 87; Aaron Ashley, 81; Freedom Homes, 83; Fisher Homes, 81; Charlotte Goldsbury, 81; Sally Gale, 86; Samuel Burns, 87; Nathaniel Lawson, 82; Justus Ketchum, 81; Cynthia Hooker, 82; Joseph Norris, 81; Peter Nichols, 81; Mary Noyes, 87; Achsa Richardson, 81; Lemuel Richardson, 81; Betsey Waterman, 81; Rodney Bradford, 81; Sarah Cox, 84; Susan Chamberlin, 84; Mason Carpenter, 82; Josiah Beckett, 86; Lucy Lawson, 83; Otis Durkee, 80; Mrs. Carroll Smith, 86.

Source

Article is based largely on the The Vermont historical gazetteer : a magazine embracing a history of each town, civil, ecclesiastical, biographical and military.
Additions, corrections, changes, and design have been made to the original source to produce this article. Those additions and changes are © 2020 by Vermont Genealogy.

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