Biography of Potter Bushnell
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Bushnell, Potter, Pownall, (Pownal Center p. o.), was born in Pownal, June 27, 1731, and is engaged in farming, owning a farm of one hundred and seventy acres. He has served his town as selectmen and justice of the peace. He was a son of David and Betsey (Andrew) Bushnell, who were natives of this county. Potter Bushnell was married October 7, 1856, to Caroline P. Gilmore, who died in 1882. They had a family of six children: Mary A., wife of C. J. Arnold, of Pownal; Francis E., David C., Clara B., Ida E., and Paul. Mrs. Bushnell was a daughter of Lyman and Clarissa (Evans) Gilmore, of Pownall.

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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