Biography of Willard Sumner
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Sumner, Willard, Searsburg, was born in Gilsum, N. H., December 5, 1829, and came to Searsburg in 1852. He owns about nine hundred acres of timber land. He has served the townships as selectman, lister, collector, and was town representative in 1866. His parents were Charles and Abigail (Hill) Sumner. The Sumners were of English descent. Willard Sumner was married in March, 185r, to Susan Wells. They have had a family of three children: Hubbard, Emma, wife of Arden Spencer, of Readsboro; Estella, who married David Spencer, and died in 1881, leaving one child, Genie.

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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