Biography of William M. Naramore
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Naramore, William M., a native of Chittenden county, Vt., was born October 10, 1844. His father, Hawley A., was born in Underhill, Chittenden county, October 23, 1802, and married Fannie L., daughter of Peter Martin, of the same town. He was one of the original incorporators of that town. They had nine children: Gaines H., born October 19, 1823; Elam M., born March 11, 1836; Frank, born December 20, 1837; Justin, born July 4, 1840; Rollin C., born October 17, 1842, died October 30, 1862; William M.; Fanny L., born September 6, 1847, died February 13, 1873; Fred P., born August 5, 1851, died March 6, 1875; and Olive E., born May 9, 1854, died September 27, 1855. Hawley A. Nararnore died in Bakersfield, February 17, 1885. William M. received his education in the common schools. September 10th he enlisted as a private in Company F, Thirteenth Vermont Volunteers, and served a nine months' term. August 15, 1864, he reenlisted in Company K, Seventeenth Vermont Volunteers, was made a sergeant, and was honorably discharged July 14, 1865. He was in the Ninth Corps of Grant's regiment and partcipated in the Gettysburg and Petersburg campaigns. In 1880 he removed to Bakersfield and engaged in trade. He has been commander of Merritt Williams Post, No. 20, G. A. R., of Bakersfield, for four years, and in 1890 finished his fourth term as adjutant. He served as aid-de-camp on the personal staffs of General Fairchilds and Judge Rugg when they were commanders of the G.A. R. He married Medora L., daughter of Elijah and Mary Porter, of Chittenden county, and they have two children: May, born March 30, 1871, and Burt F., born August 7, 1877.

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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