Biography of John P. Harwood
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Harwood, John P., Bennington, was born in Bennington, January 18, 1834, and is engaged in fanning, owning seventy acres. His family were among the first settlers in this township. He was a son of Perez and Philura (Purmost) Harwood. Perez was prominent in town and county affairs, serving the same as town representative, senator, and county judge. He was also a general in the army. John P. Harwood enlisted in June, 1861, for three years in Company A, Second Vermont Regiment, and was discharged in June, 1864. He was married June 13, 1871, to Nellie Bruce, of Iowa. They have had a family of three children: Perez, Frederick C., deceased, and John R.

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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