Biography of Henry L. Daggett
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Daggett, Henry L., Parishville, was born in Stockholm, April 28, 1842. His father, David, was a native of Cornwall, Vt., born August 9. 1809. a son of Henry and Pamelia Daggett, natives of Attleborough, Mass., and of Cornwall, Vt,, respectively. In 1817 they came to Stockholm and at this town both died, Henry at the age of seventy four and his wife July 7, 1802 David was reared on a farm and spent three years as clerk. Nearly all of his subsequent life was spent in the mercantile business in Hopkinton, Stockholm and Parishville. He went to the latter place in 1849 and there carried on a very successful business until 1866, when his son, Herbert M., took charge of the business and continued it until 1880. David married Meribah C. Greene of Cornwall, Vt., born January 2, 1838. They had four children: Clarinda G., wife of John A. Vance; Henry L., Mary E. and Herbert M., the latter of the Elmira Portrait Company. Mr. Daggett was justice of the peace in Parishville twenty years, and died May 23, 1891, His wife survives him. Henry L. was reared in Parishville and educated in the cornmon schools. With the exception of four years spent on a farm, he has always followed the mercantile business. From 1862 to 1868 he lived in Springfield, Ill,, hut returned to make his home again in Parishville. In 1880 he, in partnership with R. W. Barrows, took charge of the business previously conducted by Herbert M. Daggett, and continued for one year. He then went into partnership with S. L. Clark for two and a half years and then with his brother, Herbert M., until 1890, since which time he has been alone. In 1869 Mr. Daggett married Marion A. Church, a native of South Canton, N, Y., and daughter of C. C. and Elizabeth (Follett) Church, both of whom died in Brooklyn. Mr. and Mrs. Daggett have had two children : Arthur D. and Grace E. Mr. Daggett is a Republican and has been justice of the peace for sixteen years. He is a member of the I. O. O. F., Excelsior Lodge No, 548 of Potsdam, and he and his family attend the Congregational church at Parishville.

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