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Huntington, Vermont, USA

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Where is Huntington, Vermont, USA? 

Huntington, Chittenden, Vermont, USA
HUNTINGTON is a mountainous town of irregular outline in the extreme southeastern part of the county, and is bounded north by Richmond and Bolton, east by Duxbury and Fayston, in Washington county, south by Buel's Gore and by Starksboro, in Addison county, and west by Starksboro and Hinesburg.

History of Chittenden County, Vermont
With Illustrations and Biographical Sketches
of Some of Its Prominent Men and Pioneers
Edited By W. S. Rann, Syracuse, N. Y.
D. Mason & Co., Publishers, 1886
Page 613-623.

HUNTINGTON, a post village located in the northwestern part of the town, on Huntington River, contains one church (Union), three stores, one blacksmith shop, a hotel, saw mill, grist mill, and about thirty dwellings. The nearest railway station is Richmond, with which the village is connected by a daily stage.

HUNTINGTON CENTER, a post village located on the river about two and one half miles southeast from Huntington village, near the centre of the town, contains one church (Union), a town hall, a hotel, one store, a blacksmith shop, and about twenty dwellings. The village is connected with Richmond depot, eight miles distant, by a daily stage, which carries the mail.

Gazetteer and Business Directory of Chittenden County, Vt. For 1882-83
Compiled and Published by Hamilton Child
Printed At The Journal Office, Syracuse, N. Y,
August, 1882. Pages 215-223


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Huntington, Vermont, USA - 1857 Map
Huntington, Vermont, USA

1857 Map
Huntington, Vermont, USA - Huntington Centre, 1869

Ancestry.com. U.S., Indexed County Land Ownership Maps, 1860-1918 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.
Huntington, Vermont, USA

Huntington Centre, 1869

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Huntington, Vermont, USA - Brooklyn Street, Huntington, Vt.
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Brooklyn Street, Huntington, Vt.
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Huntington, Vermont, USA

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1763 - The town of New Huntington was chartered by Governor Benning WENTWORTH to the following named grantees on the 7th of June, 1763:
Edward BURLING, Samuel TREADWELL, Jesse LAWRENCE, John UNDERHILL, Joshua HUNT, Thomas DOWNE,...Read MORE...

1791 - Population of Huntington, Vermont - 167

A gazetteer of Vermont... by John Hayward Boston - Tappan, Whittemore, and Mason 1849
1795 - The town was originally called New Huntington but the name was changed to Huntington in 1795. It was named for landholders Josiah, Charles and Marmaduke Hunt.

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1800 - Population of Huntington, Vermont - 405

A gazetteer of Vermont... by John Hayward Boston - Tappan, Whittemore, and Mason 1849
1810 - Population of Huntington, Vermont - 514

A gazetteer of Vermont... by John Hayward Boston - Tappan, Whittemore, and Mason 1849
1820 - Population of Huntington, Vermont - 732

A gazetteer of Vermont... by John Hayward Boston - Tappan, Whittemore, and Mason 1849
1827 - The first town's Post Office was established in 1827 as Huntingdon, and it took fifteen years of protests from townspeople to get the spelling corrected.

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1830 - Population of Huntington, Vermont - 929

A gazetteer of Vermont... by John Hayward Boston - Tappan, Whittemore, and Mason 1849
1840 - Population of Huntington, Vermont - 914

A gazetteer of Vermont... by John Hayward Boston - Tappan, Whittemore, and Mason 1849
1849 Huntington
Chittenpen Co. That celebrated summit of the Green Mountains, called Camel's Hump, is in the east...Read MORE...

1875 - Norman J. MIX's saw mill, located on Huntington River, was built by Harry M. SMALL, in 1875. Mr. MIX manufactures annually 100,000 feet of clapboards and 500,000 staves, in addition to a large amount of common lumber.
Gazetteer and Business Directory of
Chittenden County, Vt. For 1882-83
Compiled and Published...Read MORE...

In 1880, Huntington had a population of 811, was divided into seven school districts and contained seven common schools, employing two male and seven female teachers, at an aggregate salary of $721.81.
There were 177 pupils attending common school, while the entire cost of the schools for the year,...Read MORE...

Huntington, 1886
The surface of the town is broken by hills and precipitous mountains, and contains but little level ...Read MORE...

1916
Huntington, a post-village in Huntington township (town), Chittenden co., Vt., about 20 miles SE....Read MORE...


Ancestors Who Were Born Here


Browe
flag   Alphonsine Effigene "Effie" BROWE (1 August 1859, Huntington, Vermont, USA - 9 April 1936, Burlington, Vermont, USA)
flag   Lottie Etta BROWE (28 April 1870, Huntington, Vermont, USA - 2 March 1879, Colchester, Vermont, USA (Malletts Bay)) gravestone
flag   Martha L BROWE (21 July 1863, Huntington, Vermont, USA - 30 December 1918, Burlington, Vermont, USA) gravestone

Browe (Breault)
flag   Victor Amos BROWE (BREAULT) (22 December 1878, Huntington, Vermont, USA - 19 January 1941, Grafton, Massachusetts, USA)

Buel
flag   Electa BUEL (1829, Huntington, Vermont, USA - 2 June 1888, Huntington, Vermont, USA)
 

Ancestors Who Died Here


Browe (Breault)
immigrant - Canada to US    Marie Marguerite BROWE (BREAULT) (29 January 1842, Henryville, Québec, Canada (Saint-Georges-de-Henryville) - 8 December 1861, Huntington, Vermont, USA)

BUEL
flag   Electa BUEL (1829, Huntington, Vermont, USA - 2 June 1888, Huntington, Vermont, USA)

Ellis
flag   Abigail ELLIS (1802, , Connecticut, USA - 15 March 1896, Huntington, Vermont, USA)

Lanoue (Lanoux)
immigrant - Canada to US    Margaret (Marguerite) LANOUE (LANOUX) (5 April 1818, L'Acadie, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Marguerite-de-Blairfindie) - 28 April 1893, Huntington, Vermont, USA) gravestone
 

Ancestors Who Were Married Here


1870
Fredric GELENA ( - ) & Marie Mahala BROWE (BREAULT) (18 April 1854 - 5 March 1923)
married 13 October 1870
 

Cemeteries in Huntington, Vermont, USA

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