Directory is arranged as follows: ~ 

1.  Name of individual or firm. 

2.  Postoffice address in parenthesis. 

3.  The figures following the letter r indicate the number of the road on which the party resides, and will be found by reference to the map in the back part of this work. Where no road number is given the party is supposed to reside in the village. 

4.  Business or occupation. 

5.  A star (*) placed before a name indicates an advertiser in this work. 

6. Figures placed after the occupation of a farmer indicate the number of acres owned or leased. 

7.  Names in CAPITALS are those who have kindly given their patronage to the work, and without whose aid its publication would have been impossible. 

For additional names changes and corrections, see Errata.

ABBREVIATIONS. Ab., above; ave., avenue; bds., boards; bet., between; cor., corner; E., east; emp., .employee; fac. op., factory operative; h., house; manuf., manufacturer; Mfg., manufacturing; N., north; n., near; opp. opposite; prop., proprietor; reg., registered as applied to live stock; regt., regiment; S., south; supt., superintendent; W., west.

The word street is implied.

(Post office address is in parenthesis.)


Austin Isaiah S., (Waitsfield) r 30 1/2, sawyer. 


Backus William E., (Waitsfield) r 27, farmer about 100.

Backus Willie, (Waitsfield) r 27, farmer, son of William E. 

Baird Alexander, (Waitsfield) r 27, farmer about 75. 

Baird Hugh; (Waitsfield) r 26, farmer and manuf. of clapboards. 

Baird James, (Waitsfield) r 21, farmer about 150. 

Baird James, Jr., (Waitsfield) r 27, 18 cows, farmer 309. 

Baird James C., (Waitsfield) r 32, farmer. 

Battis Charlie, (Waitsfield) r 38, farmer 30.

Bean Benjamin, (Waitsfield) r 22, 15 cows, farmer 200.

Benjamin John, (N. Fayston) r 5, farm laborer. 

BILLINGS C. D. & SON, (Waitsfield) r 32, (George N.) manufs. of clap boards, farmers about 30, timberland 2,000. 

BILLINGS COUNT D., (Waitsfield) r 32, (C. D. Billings & Son). 

BILLINGS GEORGE N., (Waitsfield) r 32, (C. D. Billings & Son). 

Boyce Dan, (Waitsfield) r 23, cooper, and farmer 50. 

BOYCE CE JACOB S., (N. Fayston) r 4, carpenter and joiner. 

BOYCE JAMES P., (N. Fayston) r 4, town representative, justice of the peace, 8 cows, farmer 110. 

BOYCE MASON W., (N. Fayston) r 2, farmer. 

Boyce Orrin O., (N. Fayston) r 4, farmer 160. 

BOYCE SETH, (N. Fayston) r 14, town treasurer, justice of the peace, trustee of surplus revenue money, 500 sugar trees, 12 cows, farmer 175. 

BRAGG AZRO D., (Waitsfield) r 28, constable, lister, 2,000 sugar trees, 35 cows, farmer 500. 

Bragg Francis A., ( Waitsfield) r 28, farmer, son of Azro D. 

Bragg William C., (Waitsfield) r 28, farmer, son of Azro D. 

Brown David G., (N. Fayston) r 12, farmer, leases of Mary J. Fisher. 

Browne John P., (N. Fayston) r 2, farmer 85. 

Browne Richard, (N. Fayston) r 2, farmer 50.

Bruce Ethan A., (Waitsfield) r 31, carpenter and joiner, farmer 85. 

Buzzell George W., (Waitsfield) r 35, music teacher. 


Carey William, (Waitsfield) r 25, farmer 109. 

Carroll Fred C., (Waitsfield) farmer with Lawson P. 55. 

Carroll George H., (Waitsfield) off r 29, farmer. 

Carroll Lawson P., (Waitsfield) off r 29, farmer 154, owns with Fred C. 55. 

Chase John J., (Waitsfield) r 37, farmer 110. 

Chipman William S., (N. Fayston) r 8, overseer. of the poor, farmer 115. 

Colton Peter, (Waitsfield) r 33, farmer 59.

Colton Willie, (Waitsfield) r 39, farmer 40.

Crowley Daniel, (N. Fayston) r 15, farmer about 50.


Dana Chester S., (Waitsfield) r 32, farmer, leases of Joseph Palmer, of Waitsfield. 

Dana Plina J., (Waitsfield) r 32, farmer about 65.

DANA SAMUEL J., (Waitsfield) r 30 1/2, town clerk, selectman, justice of the peace, town agent, grand juror, prop. of shingle-mill, carpenter and joiner, farmer 4.

Dana William C., (Waitsfield) r 26, farmer 26.

DAVIS EDGAR A., (N. Fayston) r 13, prop. clapboard-mill, 8 cows, farmer 125.

Davis Orlando, (N. Fayston) r 3, sawyer, farmer 6.

Dickson Alexander, (Waitsfield) r 36, farmer 80.

Dumas Edmond A., (Waitsfield) r 32, sawyer.

Durkee Wesley M., (N. Fayston) r 2, 8 cows, farmer 110.


Eaton Lawrence B., (N. Fayston) r 11, farmer, leases of Nathan Boyce, of Waitsfield, 200.


Fisher Mary J. Miss, (N. Fayston) farmer.

Fisher William J., (N. Fayston) r 8, 8,000 sugar trees, farmer 500.

Foster Oramel H., (Waitsfield) r 26, farmer 150.


Goss John, (N. Fayston) r 5, farmer r 110.

Grandfield Charles C., (N. Fayston) r 3, son of John A.

GRANDFIELD JOHN A., (N. Fayston) r 3, prop. of saw and clapboard- mill, farmer 50, and timberland 2,400.

Grandfield John A., Jr., (N. Fayston) r 3, son of John A.

Grandfield William R., (N. Fayston) r 3, son of John A.

Grandy Dan, (Waitsfield) r 30 1/2, cooper, and farmer 16.


Hagan Daniel, (N. Fayston) r 15, farmer.

Hagan Joseph, (N. Fayston) r 15, farmer about 100.

Harrington Charlie, (N. Fayston) r 12z, laborer.

Heaton Fred S., (N. Fayston) r 12, wheelwright.

Hickory Julius H., (Waitsfield) r 39, farmer 155.

Hill Jason S., (N. Fayston) r 12, laborer.

Howe Allen S., (N. Fayston) r 3, farmer 150,

Howe William W. H., (Waitsfield) r 32, farmer 3.


Ingalls Charles C., (N. Fayston) r 16, farmer about 50.


Johnson James H., (N. Fayston) r 16, thresher and wood sawyer, farmer 7.

JOHNSON STEPHEN, (N. Fayston) r 3, justice of the peace, lister, carpenter and joiner, farmer 23.


Kelsey William C., (Waitsfield) r 29, farmer 112.

Kelty John, (Waitsfield) r 39, farmer 83.

Kelty John F., (Waitsfield) r 25, farmer about 215.

Kew George, (Waitsfield) r 33, farmer 210.

Kew Henry, (Waitsfield) r 31, 15 cows, and farmer about 185.

Kew Jerry, (Waitsfield) r 33, farmer about 100.

Kew John, (Waitsfield) r 25, farmer about 50.


Little John, (N. Fayston) r 21, farmer 80.

Livingston John, (Waitsfield) r 27, farmer about 140.

Long Edward J., (Waitsfield) r 36, farmer about 130. 

Loveland David, (Waitsfield) off r 33, farmer about 50. 


MAHURON ALLEN E., (Waitsfield) r 36,12 cows, farmer 140. 

Mahuron Hollis, (Waitsfield) r 39, farmer 238. 

Mahuron Horace A., (Waitsfield) r 33, farmer 200. 

Mahuron Thomas A., (Waitsfield) r 36, farmer, son of Allen E. 

Marble Bryan, (N. Fayston) r 10. farmer. 

MARBLE ELIAS L., (N. Fayston) r r3 cor. 7, grocer, 500 sugar trees, 10. cows, farmer 226, and in Duxbury 140. 

Marble Samuel E., (N. Fayston) r 12, 500 sugar trees, farmer 100.

Maxwell John, (Waitsfield) r 37, farmer 197.

Maxwell Robert, (Waitsfield) r 35, farmer 135. 

Maxwell Robert A., (Waitsfield) r 36, 15 cows, and farmer 150. 

Maxwell Samuel, (Waitsfield) r 34, farmer 125. 

Maxwell William J., (Waitsfield) r 30 1/2, prop, threshing and wood sawing machines, farmer 125. 

McCarty John, (Waitsfield) r 19, farmer. 

McCarty Patrick, (Waitsfield) r 22, farmer 135. 

McCarty Thomas C., ( W aitsfield) r 19, selectman, 15 cows, farmer 215. 

McCaughin James, (Waitsfield) r 22, farmer 111.

McCaughin James, (Waitsfield) r 21, farmer, son of John.

McCaughin John, (Waitsfield) r 21, farmer 80.

McCaughin John, (Waitsfield) r 22, farmer, son of James

McCaughin John, Jr., (Waitsfield) r 21, farmer.

McKay David (Waitsfield) r 31, farmer about 120.

McLaughlin Neal, (Waitsfield) r 29, leader of McLaughlin & House's orchestra.

McLaughlin Samuel, (Waitsfield) r 29, farmer about 100.

McLaughlin Samuel, Jr., (Waitsfield) r 29, farmer, son of Samuel. 

Mulvaney Patrick, (Waitsfield) r 18, farmer 16.

Murphy John, (N. Fayston) r 20, farmer 60.


Neal James, (N. Fayston) r 21, farmer 110.

Nelson George, (N. Fayston) r 7, farmer about 111.

Nelson George W., (Waitsfield) r 26, laborer.

Nelson John. (N. Fayston) r 15, farmer about 100.


Pasnett Catherine F., (N. Fayston) r 12, widow of Daniel, farmer 18.

PATTERSON JOHN, (Waitsfield) r 35, 16 cows, farmer 170.

Pease George H., (N. Fayston) r 3, resident.

Pease Henry C., (N. Fayston) r 3, 500 sugar trees, farmer 95, and mountain land 55.

Pierce George H., (Waitsfield) r 29, farmer 130.

Porter Albro C., (N. Fayston) r 12, farmer 12.

Porter Guy H., (Waitsfield) r 23, farmer about 90.

Porter Lester, (N. Fayston) r 17, farmer 80. 

Porter Warren C., (N. Fayston) r 17, farmer 45.


Robinson Warren J., (Waitsfield) off r 34, 600 sugar trees, 10 cows, farmer 150. [Removed to Waitsfield.]

Ryan John, (N. Fayston) r 7, 700 sugar trees, farmer 90.


Smith Henry, (Waitsfield) r 28, farmer, son of Patrick.

Smith Hezekiah, (Waitsfield) r 28, farmer, son of Patrick.

Smith Josiah, (Waitsfield) r 28, farmer, son of Patrick.

Smith Patrick, (Waitsfield) r 28, farmer 100.

Somerville George A., (Waitsfield) r 24 cor. 23, farmer about 110.

Somerville Jaynes H., (N. Fayston) r 5, farmer 145.

Somerville John, (Waitsfield) r 24 cor. 23, farmer.

Somerville Mary J., (Waitsfield) r 30, widow of George.

Somerville Thomas, (N. Fayston) r 20, farmer about 30. 

Stockwell Polly, (N. Fayston) r 12, widow of Nathaniel.

Strong Matthew S., (Waitsfield) r 18, farmer 200. 


THOMAS WILDER, (N. Fayston) r 12, postmaster, mail carrier from N. Fayston to Moretown.  [Removed to Moretown.]

THOMPSON JOHN B., (Waitsfield) r 29, cor. 25, supt. of schools, town representative, town auditor, teacher, 1,000 sugar trees, 12 cows, and farmer 22.

Tucker Eleazer W., (Waitsfield) r 36, 9 cows, farmer 150. 

Tyler L. M., (Waitsfield) r 18, farmer 200.


Wetmore Daniel H., (Waitsfield) r 32, laborer.

Business Directory
Gazetteer Of Washington County, Vt. 1783-1899, 
Compiled and Published by Hamilton Child,
Edited By William Adams.
The Syracuse Journal Company, Printers and Binders.
Syracuse, N. Y.; April, 1889.
Pages 86-89

Transcribed by Karima Allison, 2003