Biography of Dean Hosford
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Hosford, Dean, Charlotte, East Charlotte p. o., was born in Charlotte, Vt., in August, 1823. He has held most of the town offices and now owns and occupies 250 acres of the old homestead, which was purchased by his grandfather on settlement. He was married on May 16, 1848, to Ruby A. Partcb, of Hinesburg, Vt. She died on November 18. 1882. Dean was a son of Heman and Polly (Dean) Hosford. She was born on July 25, 1789, in Monkton, Vt., and he was born in January, 1793. They were married in 1817 and had a family of three sons and four daughters born to them, four of whom are now living, Ezra, born in 1817; Dean, born in 1823; Mary and Amanda. Ellen married a Mr. Lyman and she died leaving a family of one son and two daughters. Hocum married Rebecca West He died on May 24, 1877, leaving one son, Arthur. Heman Hosford died on May 24, 1877, and his wife Polly died on February 25, 1872 Dean's paternal grandfather, Roger Hosford, was born in Connecticut and settled in Vermont about 1785, and built the house now occupied by Dean about 1800. Heman Hosford held many of the town offices, represented the same in the Legislature, and was one of the representative men of his town.

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


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