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Pownal, Vermont, USA

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Where is Pownal, Vermont, USA? 

Pownal is a town in Bennington County, Vermont, United States. The town of Pownal includes the villages of Pownal, North Pownal, and Pownal Center.Wikipedia

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Pownal, Vermont, USA - Pownal Centre, Vt., On line of Berkshire St. R.R.
Pownal, Vermont, USA

Pownal Centre, Vt., On line of Berkshire St. R.R.
Pownal, Vermont, USA - Bird's Eye View
Pownal, Vermont, USA

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Pownal, Vermont, USA - Methodist Church, Pownal, Vt.
Pownal, Vermont, USA

Methodist Church, Pownal, Vt.
Pownal, Vermont, USA - Pownal, Vt.
Pownal, Vermont, USA

Pownal, Vt.

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1760 - January 28 - Pownal, Vermont created by Benning Wentworth as one of the New Hampshire Grants.

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News  1835 - FRIGHTFUL DISASTER.
A shocking catastrophe occurred lately on the banks of the Hoosic River, in the town of Pownal,...Read MORE...

1849 Pownal
Bennington Co. The surface of this township is considerably uneven, but the soil is generally good, ...Read MORE...

News  1864 - Train Accident
James Claney, 36 years of age, for three years a soldier, but recently a resident of Pownal, and...Read MORE...

News  1883 - WRECK AND FIRE. Two Freight Trains Collide in Vermont.
At Least Four Employes Killed-The Wreck on Fire.
NORTH ADAMS, Mass., Aug. 1 - At 9:20 this morning ...Read MORE...

1906
Pownal, a post-village in Pownal township (town), Bennington co., Vt., on the Hoosac River and on...Read MORE...

News  1910 - FIRE IN VERMONT
NORTH POWNAL, Vt., April 6. - Fire today destroyed three buildings here, causing a loss of about...Read MORE...


Ancestors Who Were Born Here


Bennett
flag  Augustus BENNETT (11 August 1844, Pownal, Vermont, USA - 1 November 1864, Rowe, Massachusetts, USA) gravestone

Mallory
flag  Rachel M MALLORY (25 April 1762, Pownal, Vermont, USA - 28 February 1826, Jay, New York, USA) gravestone

Weiss
flag  Clara A WEISS (March 1863, Pownal, Vermont, USA - 26 June 1936, Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA) gravestone
 

Ancestors Who Died Here


O'Brien
flag  Ellen O'BRIEN (1883, North Adams, Massachusetts, USA - 18 October 1908, Pownal, Vermont, USA)

Salisbury
flag  Azuba SALISBURY (21 May 1765, Scituate, Rhode Island, USA - 23 April 1843, Pownal, Vermont, USA) gravestone

Whitehead
immigrant flag  Mary A. WHITEHEAD (1832, , England (United Kingdom) - 8 March 1896, Pownal, Vermont, USA)
 

Ancestors Who Were Married Here


1902
Walter Thomas HORN (1 March 1882 - 9 November 1948) & Sadie M KAISER (16 June 1885 - March 1956)
married 7 September 1902
 

Cemeteries in Pownal, Vermont, USA

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