Biography of John W. Service
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Service, John W., Pownal, was born at Mechanicsville, N. Y., August 12, 1820, and came to Pownal in 1858, and to where he now resides in 1864. He is engaged in farming, and owns twenty acres. He enlisted Dedember 14, 1863, in Company A, Ninth Vermont Volunteers, and the next March was transferred to the navy, and served to the close of the war. He was a son of Joseph and Nancy (Fisher) Service. John W. was married in April, 1851, to Sarah Nash. They have had three children: Jeanette, who died when a child; Harriet, who died at an early age; and Willie F., born August 3, 1873, and now residing at home. Sarah was a daughter of Martin and Annie (Smith) Nash, 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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