Biography of Isaac F. Wilcox
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Wilcox, Isaac Farnsworth, was born May 5, 1829, in Westford, Vt. His father, Joseph M. Wilcox, was a native of Westford, and his mother, Maria (Farnsworth) Wilcox, was descended from pioneer stock of Fairfax. The children of these parents were as follows: Joseph D., born December 17, 1822, now living in Rutherford, N. J.; Conelia E., born December 17, 1824, died aged about twenty; Sarah E., born November 30, 1826, died aged about seventeen; Isaac F.; Catherine M., born July 17, 1836, became a Baptist minister in 1862; and Charlotte Horton, born July 18, 1839. The family came from Westford to Fairfax in 1834, and settled where Isaac F. Wilcox now lives. Joseph M. died in March, 1874, and his wife, Maria, October 31, 1844. At the age of twenty one Isaac F. Wilcox started to work by the month, but soon found employment in the Fairfax mills, at which he continued for about eleven years. Finally he took up permanently his residence on the farm. In January, 1867, he married Mary, daughter of Ami and Lucy (Perkins) Wilson, by whom he had one child, who died at birth, Mrs. Perkins dying at the same time. Mr. Wilcox, on May 1, 1878, married, second, Henrietta, daughter of Benjamin and Roena Merritt, of New York state. Mr. Wilson has been prominent in town affairs, having held nearly all the town offices.

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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