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The town was named by settler Lyman Hitchcock for his intended bride.
Cabot is a small town in northeastern Vermont known for Cabot Creamery, a famous cheese producer. You can visit the Cabot Annex and sample various cheese products.
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1839 - Cabot
Caledonia county. On the height of land between Onion and Connecticut rivers. "The Plain" is delightfully situated, having the Green and White mountains in prospect. Several branches of the Onion river water this town and afford it some water power. Here is Jo and Molly's pond, and a sulphur spring. The surface is broken and hard, but good for sheep, of which about 6,000 are reared. The town was first settled in 1785. The first females who came here came on snow-shoes. This is the birth place of Zerah Colburn, the celebrated mathematician. Cabot lies 12 miles N.E. from Montpelier, and bounded E. by Danville. Population, 1830, 1,304.
The New England Gazetteer containing descriptions of all the states, counties and towns in New England: also descriptions of the principal mountains, rivers lakes, capes, bays, harbors, islands and fashionable resorts within that territory. Alphabetically arranged. By John Hayward, author of the Columbian Traveller, Religious Creeds, &c. &c. Boston: John Hayward. Boyd & White, Concord, N.H. 1839
Caledonia Co. This towm lies on the heiirht of land between Winooski and Connecticut Rlvers. "The Plain" is delightfully situated, having the ' Green and White Mountains in prospect. Several branches of the Winooski River water this town, and afford it some water power. Here is Jo and Molly's Pond, and a sulphur spring. The surface is broken and hard, but good for sheep. This is the birth place of the late Zerah Colburn, the celebrated mathematician.
Boundaries. North by Walden. east by Danville and Peacham, south by Marshfield, and west by Monroe.
First Settlers. The settlement of this town was commenced on what is called Cabot Plain, in April, 1785, by James Bruce, Edmund Chapman, Jonathan Heath and Benjamin Webster, with their families. The females came into the town on snowshoes, and were obliged to suffer many privations and hardships...
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1854 - Cabot
Cabot, a post-township of Caledonia county, Vermont, 12 miles N. E. from Montpelier. Population, 1356.
A New and Complete Gazetteer of the United States: Giving a Full and Comprehensive Review of the Present Condition, Industry, and Resources of the American Confederacy ... Thomas Baldwin (of Philadelphia.) Joseph Thomas January 1, 1854 Philadelphia : Lippincott, Grambo & Company 1854.
CABOT, a township of Caledonia co., in the state of Vermont, U.S., 20 m. NE of Montpelier, drained by the head-streams of the Onion river and its tributaries of the Connecticut. Its surface, which is hilly, is chiefly pasture. Pop. in 1840, 1,440.
A Gazetteer of the World: Or, Dictionary of Geographical Knowledge, Volume 2 Publisher A. Fullarton, 1859
1895 - Cabot
Cabot, a post-village of Washington co, Vt., in Cabot township, about 18 miles N.E. of Montpelier. It has 3 churches, a woollen-mill, and a carriage factory. Pop of the township, 1279.
Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ... Joseph Thomas January 1, 1895 J.B. Lippincott
1908 - High School Opened at Cabot.
A high school was opened at Cabot Monday, August 21, with twenty-four students. There had been no plan for a formal opening, but thirty-six people interested in seeing the new school start, were present.
St Albans Daily Messenger
St Albans, Vermont
August 29, 1908
Cabot, a post-village of Washington co., Vt-., in Cabot township (town), about 18 miles NE. of Montpelier. Pop. in 1900, 226 ; of the town, 1126.
Lippincotts New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns, Resorts, Islands, Rivers, Mountains, Seas, Lakes, Etc., in Every Portion of the Globe, Part 1 Angelo Heilprin Louis Heilprin - January 1, 1916 J.B. Lippincott - Publisher
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Ancestors Who Were Born or Died in Cabot, Vermont, USAWe currently have information about ancestors who were born or died in Cabot.
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Zilpha PIERCE (15 September 1762, Rehoboth, Massachusetts, USA - 17 May 1830, Cabot, Vermont, USA)
Solomon GARY (1802, Taunton, Massachusetts, USA (East Taunton) - 01 November 1886, Cabot, Vermont, USA)
William Chester WALKER (25 November 1850, St Johnsbury, Vermont, USA - 6 April 1928, Cabot, Vermont, USA)
Mary Priscilla ABBOTT (1 January 1854, Cabot, Vermont, USA - 5 December 1928, Cabot, Vermont, USA)
Lydia A LOVELAND (11 June 1860, Peacham, Vermont, USA - 26 July 1893, Cabot, Vermont, USA)
Marion Palmer WALKER (10 September 1891, Cabot, Vermont, USA - 12 June 1948, Westminster, Massachusetts, USA)
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William Chester WALKER (25 November 1850 - 6 April 1928) and Mary Priscilla ABBOTT (1 January 1854 - 5 December 1928) married 16 September 1875
Harold Allen TOWLE (8 June 1894 - 14 December 1977) and Marion Palmer WALKER (10 September 1891 - 12 June 1948) married 25 June 1921
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