Biography of Joseph Hazen
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Hazen, Joseph, came from Connecticut to North Hero in 1790. He had a family of eight children, six of whom remained in town and were useful and influential citizens. Uriah, the youngest son, resided upon the farm until his death. He was born. June 5, 1786, and died May 30, 1879. His wife was Polly S. Housinger, who was born at Alburgh, June 18, 1810, and died May 14, 1883. They were the parents of three children: Sarah I., born June 9. 1841, who became the wife of David Dodds; Uriah H., born September 21, 1845; and Ida M., born May 11, 1853. Uriah H. Hazen married Mary J., daughter of Christopher and Abigail Pillow, in 1866, and their children are Isa M., born June 6, 1867; Kate M., born July 23, 1871; Henry A., born March 23, 1873; Albert and Allen A. (twins), born September 4, 1875; Dan L., born December 16, 1876; and Rhoda L., born December 30, 1882. Isa M. Hazen married Ira Thorpe, March 1, 1887, and they have a daughter, Iva, born November 26, 1888. Uriah H. Hazen has al ways remained upon the farm of his father. He has been selectman, town superintendent of schools for four years, and justice of the peace for several successive terms. He is a man of strict integrity, a strong advocate of temperance, a great reader, and a deep thinker.

From:
History of Franklin and Grand Isle Counties Vermont
Edited by: Lewis Cass Aldrich
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y.
1891


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