Biography of Benjamin P. Hubbard
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Hubbard, Benjamin P., Pierrepont, was born in Brandon, Vt., September 10, 1844, a son of Ira M., a native of Rochester, Vt., born July 27, 1812. He was reared on a farm and educated in the common schools, and was a son of Peter Hubbard, who came to Pierrepont about 1848 and settled on a farm, where he remained till 1878, then moved to Pierrepont Center, where he died in July, 1890. He married first a daughter of Benjamin Hamilton, of Vermont, an early settler of this town. They had five children4 Mrs. Hubbard died in 1876, and he married second Zilpha Adams, who survives him, Mr. Hubbard was a Republican and was overseer of the poor for a number of years. Benjamin P. Hubbard engaged in farming for a number of years, and in 1872 came to Pierrepont Center, and excepting one year in partnership with Milton F. Bentley in the mercantile business, has been engaged in that calling by himself. December 24, 1870, Mr. Hubbard married Cynthia A., daughter of James and Ruby Taggart, who came from Jefferson county and settled in Hermon, then went to Russell and finally to Pierrepont. He afterwards went to Norwood. where he died. Mr. and Mrs. Hubbard have had three sans and one daughter: Theron B., who was educated in Potsdam Normal School, and is now teaching; Leon I., Melvin C.. and Ethel R. Mr. Hubbard is a Republican and has been postmaster at Pierrepont Center since 1874, excepting for the first administration of President Cleveland, and has been town clerk since May 5, 1891.

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