Biography of Charles H. Barber
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Barber, Charles H., Pownal, was born in Pownal township April 14, 1830, and is now engaged in farming, and owns seven hundred acres. He is also largely interested in the sale of stock and wool. He has served the town as selectman, and in 1863 was elected town representative, and in 1882 county senator. His parents were Electa and Elijah (Bushnell) Barber, natives of this township. The Barbers being among the first settlers in the town. Charles was married November 13, 1860, to Julia Jewett. They have had a family of four children: Edward C., of McMillan, editor and proprietor of the Hoosick Valley News, North Adams, Mass.; Harry E., Elijah, and Paul J. Julia was a daughter of Erastus and Clarissa (Carpenter) Jewett, of Pownal.

From:
HISTORY OF BENNINGTON COUNTY, VT
WITH ILLUSTRATIONS AND BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES
OF SOME OF ITS PROMINENT MEN AND PIONEERS.
EDITED BY
LEWIS CASS ALDRICH
1889


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