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Subject: Re: [VTORLEAN] HERRICK, Seth Ford, Jesse Lyman, Jane
Date: Tue, 08 Apr 2003 14:10:20 -0700
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Hello to Orleans Country members.

Could you please tell me how you access the Newport Town Report. I am trying to
find anyone that has access to the 1910, preferrabley 1920 Census for Vermont. I
am looking for Robert Williams of Graniteville and Elizabeth Fluke who was in
Derbyline for the 1920 Census I believe.
I have no information on Elizabeth other than that she emigrated from Ireland after
If anyone could help, I would appreciate it very much.
She married in Graniteville in May of 1920 and so I would think that it was after
the Census of 1920. I understand that most Cenus dates were for March 31 of the


Martha Rudd wrote:

> Hello,
> I'm wondering if there is anyone on this list who can help me with this
> family.
> I am looking for the parents of Seth Ford HERRICK, who died September
> 21, 1925, according to Northeast Kingdom Genealogy, Janice Boytko's
> site. This death appeared in the Newport Town Report.
> I believe the parents to be Jane (PETTINGELL) HERRICK and Jesse Lyman
> (aka J. L., Lyman) HERRICK, but need the proof from Seth's death record.
> I have a death of a Jane P. HERRICK from Vt. Vital Records in Newport
> March 25, 1870, age 59-4-19, daughter of Benjamin PETTINGELL and Abby
> >From VT. vital records, I have a second marriage of a Jesse Lyman
> HERRICK to Sophia Amelia (MORSE) PERRY on March 20 1871 in Newport. He
> was age 58, a tanner and born in Highgate, VT. He was the son of David
> HERRICK and Pamelia RECORD
> Jesse Lyman HERRICK is mentioned in the Gazetteer as being in Newport in
> 1883-84 as being in Newport Center, r 23 as a carpenter and joiner.
> Seth F. is also mentioned as being on r 24, a teamster and farmer. There
> is also a George A., r 5, farm laborer.
> In the 1850 census I find a J. L. Herrick in Troy, Orleans as follows:
> 7 8, J. L. Herrick, age 38, farmer, 1200, b. VT, Jane Herrick, age 39,
> Sarah age 17, Salem age 9, Mary age 4, Nebby, age 1, Truston Glidden age
> 14, farmer
> In the 1870 census for Newport, I find 174 179 Herrick, Seth, age 37,
> farmer, b. VT 2500/1500, Elizabeth, age 33, keeping house, b. VT
> Dora, age 13, George, age 10, Bertie age 3, Lyman, Age 58, born Vt.
> "lives with son", Charles, Age 16. There is a line marked for Seth and
> Lyman in the column, "Constitutional Relation"
> In the 1880 census in Salem, Orleans, VT I find a Seth T. Herrick age 64
> b. VT, Elizabeth wife age 43, George age 20 son, Bertie age 12, son.
> (I question the age of Seth in this census, because the wife and
> children are the same as in the 1870 census. I also note the T. for the
> middle initial and wonder if it could really be an F.)
> I have not looked at the 1900, 1910 or 1920 census' as yet. Neither
> appeared in the 1860 census.
> I called the Town Clerks of both Newport Town and Newport City and
> neither could find Seth Ford HERRICK's death on that date.
> I suspect his death certificate would indicate his parent's names, I
> also do not know when Jesse Lyman, aka J. L., Lyman, died, but do
> suspect it is after the Gazetteer came out in 1883/4. I would also like
> to know the date of Jesse Lyman's (aka J. L., Lyman) death.
> Any help anyone can provide will be appreciated. Thank You.
> Martha Rudd
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