Biography of Slocum J. Niles
Bennington County, VT Biographies





Niles, Slocum J., Pownal, (Bennington p. o.), was born in Shaftsbury September 2, 1837, and came to Pownal in 1875. He is a farmer, and now owns two hundred and four acres. His parents were Jonathan and Mary (Slocum) Niles, of Shaftsbury. Mr. Niles was married February 16, 1870, to Ruth Jewett, who died May 17, 1877, leaving one child, Clara M. Ruth was a daughter of Erastus and Clarissa (Carpenter) Jewett, of Pownal. Mr. Niles married his second wife, Mary Jane Moses, February 12, 1 88a They have had two children: Walter J., and Lois B., born July 27, 1888. Mary Jane was born April 26, 1853, and was a daughter of Thomas S. and Mary (Whitehead) Moses, of Hoosick, N. Y.

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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