Today we’ve added two new sketches to Early Vermont Settlers, 1700-1784. The new sketches highlight Josiah and Hannah Bump and their son Reuben Bump, all of Brattleboro.
With this study project, Scott Andrew Bartley researches heads of families who lived in Vermont prior to the Revolutionary War. These sketches illustrate major players on political and religious fronts, uncover the migration patterns for this period in the region, and identify all those just looking to better their lives on the new frontier. This project is proceeding in two series, settlers to 1771 and 1772-1784. The work so far has been geographical, focusing on Windsor and Windham Counties.
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