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Middlebury, Vermont, USA
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Where is Middlebury, Vermont, USA? 

Middlebury, Addison, Vermont, USA
Middlebury, the shire town of Addison County, was chartered in 1761 and was settled just after the Revolutionary War. Today, the village is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is home to many shops, businesses and architecturally distinguished churches and public buildings. It is the largest community in the county with a population of approximately 8,200.
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1814 - School for higher education of women was established by Emma Willard at Middlebury in 1814.

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News  1816 - Middlebury, Vermont, May 8. GREAT FIRE!
At 2 o'clock on Sunday morning last, the inhabitants of this Village were called to witness the most destructive fire with which we were ever visited. - It commenced in the kitchen of Mr. Campbell's Hotel, lately occupied, and still owned by Mr. Heart, and spread, with astonishing rapidity to the...Read MORE...


News  1819 - Strange Lightning Strike
Middlebury, Vermont, Aug. 4.

On Monday the 25th ult. about 2 o'clock, P. M. the house of Mr. John Hunt, in Shoreham, was struck by lightning, and the chimney and the upper part of the house considerably injured. The flash struck a young lady, who was in the upper part of the house, and ran down...Read MORE...



1823 - Alexander Twilight first African American to earn college degree in US at Middlebury

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1849 Middlebury
This is a large and flourishing town on both sides of Otter Creek. The surface of the town is generally level. Chipman's Hill, 439 feet above Otter Creek, is the highest elevation... At the falls on Otter Creek, the site of the flourishing village, are extensive manufacturing establishments; and...Read MORE...


News  1852 - Fire at Middlebury, Vt.
MIDDLEBURY, Saturday, Feb. 21. - This morning, a fire broke out in the building occupied by James M. Slade & Co., dry goods dealers, and in the upper stories by Barber & Bushnell and Lindsay & Beckwith, lawyers, and also by the Register of Deeds and Probate. The stock of Messrs. Slade, and the...Read MORE...


News  1868 - Five thousand dollars insurance was paid last week by a Hartford Company on a single sheep, which died in Middlebury, Vermont.

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Cincinnati Daily Gazette
Cincinnati, Ohio
November 5, 1868
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News  1875 - HEAVY LOSSES.
Rutland, Vt., Sept. 11. - A fire in the Middlebury Paper Company's mill at Middlebury, Vt., destroyed last night the paper mill buildings, of the Middlebury Manufacturing Co., and 29 business houses, two halls, six dwelling houses with the highway bridge.

Total loss estimated at $100,000,...Read MORE...



1892 - American Morgan Horse register published in Middlebury in 1892, establishing first American breed of horses.

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News  1893 - SHAKEN BY AN EARTHQUAKE
MILD SENSATION IN THE CHAMPLAIN VALLEY REGION.
Considerable Alarm Felt in Montreal, Particularly in the Narrow Streets - Buildings Tremble and the Inmates Flee in Fright - Residents of Malone Greatly Excited - Reached Over Into New-Hampshire and Massachusetts.

BURLINGTON, Vt., Nov. 27.- A...Read MORE...



News  1894 - KILLED BY EXPLOSIONS. Man in Vermont Has His Head Blown Off - Several Maimed.
MIDDLEBURY, Vt., July 4. - Perley Smith, son of Daniel Smith of Ripton, had his head blown off by a bursting cannon last night. He stood seventy feet away with a crowd. The others escaped injury. Smith was sixteen years old.
The New York Times
New York, New York
July 5, 1894
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1906
Middlebury, a banking post-village, capital of Addison co., Vt., in Middlebury township (town), on Otter Creek and on the Rutland R., 35 miles S. of Burlington. It is the seat of Middlebury College (Congregational), which was organized aobut 1800, and of the Sheldon Art Museum and Library....Read MORE...



Ancestors Who Were Born Here


Adams
America/USA  Charles B. Adams (1841, Middlebury, Vermont, USA - September 1861, Brooklyn, New York, USA )

Browe
America/USA  Josephine Mary Browe (10 March 1851, Middlebury, Vermont, USA - 29 June 1912, Burlington, Vermont, USA) gravestone
US Civil War Soldiers America/USA  Moses Eugene Browe (15 June 1848, Middlebury, Vermont, USA - 27 March 1933, Fresno, California, USA) gravestone

Depew
America/USA  Paul Depew (1859, Middlebury, Vermont, USA - 18 August 1879, Dalton, Massachusetts, USA)

Douglass
America/USA  Charles Eldridge Douglass (17 September 1905, Middlebury, Vermont, USA - 16 September 1939, Saint Petersburg, Florida, USA)

Martin
America/USA  Joseph Martin (15 May 1855, Middlebury, Vermont, USA - 03 April 1917, Thompson, Connecticut, USA) gravestone
immigrant - US to Canada   Philomene Martin (13 October 1852, Middlebury, Vermont, USA - 20 April 1931, Blind River, Algoma, Ontario, Canada)

Wood
America/USA  Ichobed Wood (1760, Middlebury, Vermont, USA - 11 September 1852, Pelham, Massachusetts, USA)

Woods
America/USA  Chloe Woods (1778, Middlebury, Vermont, USA - 18 November 1862, Pelham, Massachusetts, USA)
 


Ancestors Who Died Here


Akey
 America/USA  Catherine Ida Akey (9 August 1914, Rochester, Windsor, Vermont, USA - 18 April 2011, Middlebury, Vermont, USA)

Browe (Breault) (Brault)
Canada/New France  Gedeon (Jed) Browe (Breault) (Brault) (20 February 1811, L'Acadie, Québec, Canada - 1 November 1856, Middlebury, Vermont, USA)
Canada/New France  Jedediah Gedeon Browe (Breault) (Brault) (10 October 1834, L'Acadie, Québec, Canada - 30 July 1908, Middlebury, Vermont, USA) gravestone
 


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