Paddock, I. F., Pownal, (North Pownal p. o.), was born in the town of Bennington February 18, 1824, and came
to Pownal in 1842 or 1843 He is engaged in farming, and owns a farm of eight hundred acres. He has been selectman
and lister a number of times, and has been appointed road commissioner several times, he also served as county
commissioner for five years. He was appointed commissioner by the court to appraise the damage done to property
by the Boston and Hoosick Tunnel Railroad in Pownal, and has often been called upon to act as administrator of
some large estates. He was elected representative in 1874, and again in 1878. His parents were Thomas and Betsey
(Horton) Paddock, of Bennington. Mr. Paddock was married January 12, 1854, to Emeline Carpenter. They have had
three children: Andrew, Emma, and Frank C. Emeline was a daughter of Reynolds and Hannah (Niles) Carpenter, who
were among the first settlers of Pownal.
HISTORY OF BENNINGTON COUNTY, VT
WITH ILLUSTRATIONS AND BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES
OF SOME OF ITS PROMINENT MEN AND PIONEERS.
LEWIS CASS ALDRICH
Bennington County, VT
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