Biography of Daniel Colvin
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Colvin, Daniel, (deceased), was born in Clarendon, Vt., Oct. 24, 1802, and came with his parents, Jonathan and Freelove (Bailey) Colvin, to Chesterfield in 1803. They settled on lot No. 5, and in Feb. 1813, received two grants or deeds from the State; they amounted to 408 acres. Daniel occupied it until his death, which occurred Aug. 16, 1876. Mr. Colvin was married to Betsey Brown, a daughter of Jno. and Amy (Mattison) Brown. Children ten: Harriet O. (now Mrs. B. J. Jacobs), Ruth A., of Chesterfield, Jno. B. of Wheaton, Ill., Amy L. (widow of Daniel H. Jacobs, of Keeseville), George, of Wheaton. Ill., Chas., living on the old homestead, Henrietta B. (now Mrs. Harmon Woodworth), of Illinois, Albert (deceased), Francis J. of Chesterfield, and Harvey E., M. D., of Burlington, Vt.

From:
History of Essex County
with illustrations and biographical sketches
of some of its prominent men and pioneers.
Edited by: H. P. Smith
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1885


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