Biography of Charles W. Peet
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Peet, Charles W., Stockholm, was born in Monkton, Addison county, Vt., September 22, 1834. His father was Harry Peet, a native of Stoekborough, Vt., who married Sallie Page, by whom he had two children, Charles W. and Mabel, the latter the wife of M. W. Alden of Stockholm. Mr. Peet was a blacksmith by trade. In 1835 he settled on a farm in Stockholm and there spent the remainder of his life as a farmer. He helped to make the spikes used in building one of the vessels on Lake Champlain in the war of 1812. He died in 1862, and his wife survives him at the age of seventy nine years. Charles W. Peet was reared on the farm he now owns, which consists of 225 acres. He keeps a dairy of thirteen cows. The wife of our subject is Harriet Osgood, a native of Stockholm, and their children are: Sallie M., wife of Herman Lewis of Stockholm; Harry E. and William W. Mr. Feet is a Republican in politics. In 1864 he enlisted in the 6th N. Y. Heavy Artillery, but by mistake was put in the 92d N. Y. Infantry, Co. I, and served until the close of the war. He was in the battles of Gravelly Run and Five Forks. Mr. Peet is a member of the G. A. R Gibson Post No, 421 of Bicknellville.

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