Biography of Ransom C. Beers
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Beers, Ransom C., Charlotte, East Charlotte p. o., was born in Charlotte, Vt., in 1842. He is a general farmer, cattle dealer and breeder, and purchased his present homestead in 1863, which then consisted of 150 acres; he now owns, in addition to this, 250 acres. He was married on November 9, 1862, to Euretta Lyon, of Peru, N. Y. They have had a family of six children born to them: Sarah E. (born September 29, 1963), Anna C. (born April 14, 1863), Anna C. (born April 14, 1866), Benjamin I. (born December 5, 1869, and died at the age of three years), Lewis C. (born April 4, 1874), Berton E. (born December 17, 1876), and Alice M. (born May 3, 1884). Euretta was a daughter of Isaac and Charlotte (Weatherwax) Lyon, of Peru, N. Y. Ransom C. Beers was a son of Benjamin and Ann C. (Frisbie) Beers. She was born in Westport, N. Y., in 1807, and he was born in Monkton, Vt., in 1803. They were married on November 2, 1825; they have had four children born to them - Cyrus (born in 1826), Sarah, Polly Ann and Ransom C. Ransom's parents settled in Charlotte, Vt., in 1836, and his paternal grandparents, Elnathan E. and Sally (Capron) Beers, were among the first settlers in Monkton, Addison county, Vt.

From:
History of Chittenden County, Vermont
Edited by: W. S. Rann
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, New York. 1886


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