Biography of Solomon Howard
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Howard, Solomon, Shaftsbury, (South Shaftsbury p. o.), was born in Shaftsbury April 21, 1832. He is engaged in farming, owning a farm of three hundred and ten acres. He has served his township as selectman most of the time for the past twenty five years, has also been justice of the peace, lister, and was town representative for two terms. He was a son of Jared and Mary Ann (Mattison) Howard, natives of this township. Solomon was married January 27, 1856, to Ruba Stratton. They have had a family of four children: Ruth. wife of J. M. Mattison; Freeman S; Murilla A., wife of W. J. Hicks, of Toronto, Canada; and Rollin. Mrs. Howard was a daughter of Freeman and Thankful (Harrington) Stratton, of Bennington.

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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