Biography of Daniel Patrick
Chittenden County, VT Biographies





Patrick, Daniel, Hinesburg, one of the representative men of his town, and a manufacturer of all grades of building lumber and butter tubs; his extensive sawing and planing mill was built in 1861 by R. Patrick and sons, and run by them until 1877, when Daniel, 2d, took the mills and manufacturing interests, and now continues the same, giving employment to several hands. In 1870 they attached a cider mill with a capacity of sixty barrels a day. He represented his town in 1884 and 1885, was a selectman for three terms, highway superintendent for two terms, overseer of the poor for two terms, and also held other offices. He was married in 1871 to Jane C. Benedict, who was born in 1850. They have had two children born to them, Rufus and Anna B. Jane C. was a daughter of Levy F. and Olla (Manwell) Benedict. Daniel, 2d, was a son of Rufus and Arabella (Knox) Patrick. Rufus erected a large foundry in 1835, and carried on an extensive business in the manufacture of farm implements. He was born in 1812, and died in October, 1882. His wife was born in 1818. He retired from active business life in 1877. They had a family of four children born to them, David K., Daniel, 2d, John S., and Arabelle. Rufus represented his town and was selectman for several terms. He was a son of Daniel Patrick, sr., and Susan (McLave) Patrick, who were married in Lyme, N. H., in 1800. Daniel purchased his farm and settled in Hinesburg, Vt., in 1797. They had a family of five children born to them, John, Daniel, jr., Elizabeth, Susan, and Rufus.

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


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