Biography of Daniel A. Dean
Bennington County, VT Biographies





Dean, Daniel A., Pownal, (Pownal Center p. o.), was born in Adams, Mass., February 23, 1835, and came to Pownal in 1857, and in 1839 settled on the farm where he now resides. He is engaged in farming, having one hundred and fifty acres, and is also interested in the fire and life insurance business. He has been constable and collector for eight years, and grand juror and justice of the peace for a number of years. His parents were David and Rachel (Barber) Dean. Mr. Dean died in 1874, in the eightieth year of his age, and his wife in 1840. Mr. Dean has been married twice. His first wife was Salina B. Babcock, to whom he was married November 21, 1854. She died leaving four children: Albert, Frank, Elida, wife of A. J. Merchant, and Marcus. Mrs. Dean was a daughter of Harry and Samantha Babcock. Mr. Dean married his second wife, Ruth Barber, February 10, 1874. They have had one child, Irene. Mrs. Dean was a daughter of George and Francina (Thompson) Baber, 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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