Biography of Lewis Ladd
Grand Isle County, VT Biographies





Ladd, Lewis, born April 2S, 1797, at Norwich, Conn., came to Grand Isle with his parents about 1800. He married Maria Hyde, February 28, 1842, and two children were born to them, viz.: Margaret A., born in December, 1842, and Alfred H., born February 23, 1848. The former married Wyman M. Gordon, March 23, 1863. Alfred H. Ladd married Jane White, March 18, 1885, and their children are Maria E., born August 5, 1886; Lewis Alexander, born June 5, 1888; and Margaret Isabel, born February 24, 1890. Lewis Ladd was one of four sons who worked together for several years and accumulated considerable property, which was divided about 1847, when Lewis became sole owner of the farm at Ladd's Point in the town of Grand Isle, where be remained until his death, January 21, 1867. His wife died in December, 1874. She was a descendant of an old English family of distinction and wealth, and upon the mother's side was from a family by the name of Dean. There are now in the possession of A. H. Ladd two pieces of antique furniture, a secretary and an old English sideboard, which were brought from England fully 200 years ago, and have always been owned by some of the family. They are well preserved articles, and excel in workmanship and finish.

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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