Biography of Benjamin W. Safford
Bennington County, VT Biographies





Safford, Benjamin W., Arlington, was born in Cambridge, Vt., June 25, 1821, and came to Arlington in 1835. He is engaged in the manufacture of turned work, making a specialty of curry comb handles, of which he manufactures about a million and a half yearly. He has been justice of the peace sixteen years, and represented his town in 1886. His parents were Samuel G. and Mary (Webb) Safford. Benjamin W. was married in September, 1846, to Marion W. Squires, who died January, 5, 1853, leaving one child, George S., born August 31, 1851, now a resident of East Arlington. Mrs. Safford was a daughter of Alson and Cylinda (Webb) Squires, of Bennington. Mr. Safford married his second wife, Pamelia E. Galusha, January 12, 1855. She was a daughter of Henry and Sally (Barbour) Galusha, of Arlington, Vt.

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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