Biography of Almon D. Rood
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Rood, Almon D., Essex, Essex Junction p. o., is a millwright and carpenter and was born in Huntington, Vt., on January 12, 1821. He was a son of Giles and Catherine (Snyder) Rood. His father was a native of Brookfield, Vt., and settled in Huntington, Vt., in 1811. He was a farmer by occupation and resided in Huntington, Vt., until the time of his death, which occurred in September, 1854, at the age of seventy four years. He was married twice. His first wife was Susanna Rood, by whom he had one child, Solomon (deceased). His second wife was Catherine Snyder, a daughter of Jacob and Rebecca (Hart) Snyder, of Pittstown, N. Y., who settled in Huntington, Vt., in 1789. To them have been born two Children, Jacob, of Hinesburg, Vt., and Almon. Their mother now resides in Essex Junction, Vt., in the one hundred and third year of her age. Almon settled in Essex, Vt, in 1869. He was married in 1840 to Abigail L. Smith, a daughter of Doctor Enoch A. and Clarissa (Fargo) Smith, of Huntington, Vt. Her paternal grandfather was Samuel Smith, who was an early settler in Highgate, Vt., and her maternal grandfather, Samuel Fargo, settled in Huntington, Vt., in 1789, coming there from Tinmouth, Vt.

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


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