Biography of Lorenzo Northrup
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Northrup, Lorenzo, Pierrepont, was horn in Pierrepont, September 10, 1823. His father, Samuel, was a native of Shoreham, Vt., born in 1793, and who married Abigail Doolittle of the same place, by whom he had three sons. He served in the War of 1812, after which he came to Pierrepont and settled. He was supervisor six years, assessor eight years and justice of the peace about forty years. He died December 22, 1841, and his wife August 23, 1843. Lorenso was educated in the common and select schools of his day and has always been engaged in farming, owning 180 acres of land, August 2, 1857, he married Patty M. Morrill, a native of Huntington, Vt., born in 1823. and a daughter of James and Eunice Morrill, who came to Pierrepont in 1835. Mr. and Mrs. Northrup had two daughters, Josephine A. and Deiphine E., wife of George Hitchcock of Pierrepont. Mr. Northrup is a Republican and has been justice of the peace for about forty years in succession, except one term, and has served as town clerk for eight years. In 1876 he was elected supervisor, which position he held six years; he was also poormaster for three years. Mr. Northrup is a member of the Crary's Mills Grange.

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