Biography of Elijah Haynes
Grand Isle County, VT Biographies





Haynes, Elijah, born at North Hero, May 23, 1803, was educated at Burlington, Vt., and became a physician, practicing in his native town for twenty five or more years. He was many times elected by his native town to the different town offices, and was probate judge in Grand Isle county from 1853 to 1860. His first wife was Harriet Darrow, by whom he had one son, Benton, now a successful physician of Grand Isle. He subsequently married Polly Ann Darrow, who bore him these children: Mary, born July 18, 1840, married O. P. Knight, to whom was born these children: Fred L., Ernest, Abbie, Oscar, Custer, Waldo E., and Hardy. Mary died January 1, 1881, and Abbie died November 4, 1887. Moses, born November 23, 1847. William, born January 22, 1850. Elson, born in 1853, died in December, 1859. Jessie, born March 8, 1856, died June 8, 1881. Luman E., born October 9, 1860. William Haynes was educated at the common schools and at Bedford, Canada. He has held the offices of selectman at North Hero and judge of probate for Grand Isle county. He married Susie, daughter of Julius and Sophia (Frazer) Miner, October 4, 1875, and their children are Grace, Jay F., Chauncey W., Fannie A., Guy K., and Harry W. Lumen Haynes married Edith Race, by whom he has one son, L. E. Haynes, 2d, and with his brother William occupies the homestead. A beautiful grove of maples and other trees, planted by Elijah Haynes about forty years ago, beautify the place.

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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