Biography of Aaron Headley, Jr.
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Headley, Aaron, jr., was born in Charlotte, Chittenden county, Vt., October 10,1817. His father, Aaron, was born in Hartland, Vt., and came to Berkshire about 1822. He married Esther Hadasa Higgins about 1803, and they had thirteen children. Mr. Hoadley was a farmer, and Aaron; jr., was brought up to farm work. About 1838 the latter commenced learning the carpenter's trade, at which he worked for several years. January 3, 1847, he married, first, Ruth, daughter of Samuel Runnells, of Berkshire, by whom he had four children, as follows: Alcy L., born December 14, 1847; Aldath H., born July 8, 1849; Eliza I., born March 21, 1851; and Harrison, born March 22. 1853. He married, second, Persis, daughter of John Potter, and by her has one child, Arthur I., born May 31, 1863. Aaron Hoadley, jr., had only a common school education, and early began work to help an invalid father provide for a large family. About 1841 he bought fifty acres of land, and has since experienced a successful business career. He is a member of the Baptist church and his wife of the Methodist Episcopal church.

From:
History of Franklin and Grand Isle Counties Vermont
Edited by: Lewis Cass Aldrich
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y.
1891


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