New sketches: Early Vermont Settlers, 1700-1784

Whetstone Falls, Brattleboro, Vermont, c. 1898 (Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons; Image courtesy of the New York Public Library).

Today we’ve added 3 new sketches  to Early Vermont Settlers, 1700-1784. The people profiled in the new sketches all lived settled in Brattleboro.

With this study project, Scott Andrew Bartley researches the 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.

The new sketches are listed below:

Hawes, Ebenezer (Brattleboro)

Houghton, John (Brattleboro)

Knight, Samuel (Brattleboro)

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