Biography of Jesse Holcomb
Grand Isle County, VT Biographies





Holcomb, Jesse, was born in Connecticut and came to Isle La Mottle, Vt., while young. He was among the first settlers of the town, and cleared a farm, where he lived until his death, at the age of seventy six. He married Mehetable Winchell, and his children were Timothy, Martha, Amasa, Chloe, Spede, Timothy, 2d, Jesse, Electa, Mary, and Ephraim A. The latter was born in Isle La Motte, March 10, 1814, and married Mercy Hill, of Isle La Motte, who was born May 3, 1824, a daughter of Calvin and Mercy (Pike) Hill. Their children were Myron, Byron, and Mahlon B. The latter, a graduate of Burlington College, married Marcia M. Stearns, of Brasier, St. Lawrence county, N. Y., daughter of Nathan Stearns, and they have one son, Frank M. He is now a practicing physician at Keeseville, Essex county, N. Y. Byron T. Holcomb married Laura Huston, of Sun Prairie, Wis., daughter of Frederick Duston, and they have three children, Helen, Myron, and Frederick. Mr. Holcomb is now a resident of Chicago and Evanston, Ill., being engaged in a sugar refinery. He graduated at the University of Burlington. Ephraim A. Holcomb served in the Vermont legislature in 1842-43 and has held many offices of trust in the town.

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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