Biography of Joseph B. Myers
Bennington County, VT Biographies





Myers, Joseph B., Pownal, (Pownal Center p. o.), was born where he now resides December, 22, 1825, and is now engaged in farming, owning one hundred acres. He has served as lister for two terms, and has been elected justice several times, but has only qualified three. His father, Simeon, was born in this township July 31, 1799, and is now living at the age of eighty nine years. His mother was Sophia Barber, a daughter of Samuel Barber. She died in 1831. Joseph B. Myers was married twice, his first wife was Lucy Mallory, to whom he was married August 26, 1847. They had one son, Kirk E. J., of Pownal. Lucy was a daughter of Ely and Lydia (White) Mallory. His second wife was Mary E. Thompson, to whom he was married September 1, 1862. They have had two children: George N., and Albert P. Mary E. was a daughter of Levi and Freelove (Arnold) Thompson, 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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