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.

(Postoffice address is Waitsfield, unless otherwise designated in parenthesis.)


Ainsworth George F., clerk for G. H. Fullerton, Main. 

ALLEN CLARENCE JEAN, physician and surgeon, graduate of Medical department of University of Vermont, Main. 

Ashley Ira, r 28, resident. 

Ashley Stebbins J., r 28, farmer 4, owns with James H. Twigg 35. 

Atherton John B., r 28, stone mason, carpenter and joiner. 

Atkins George W., r 23, farmer. 


Baird Eddie J., son of John, Water. 

Baird Henry S., r 21, laborer. 

Baird James H., r 31, 20 cows, farmer 300.

Baird John, farmer 16, Water. 

Baird John L., r 31, farmer, son of James H.

Baird Samuel, r 3 , farmer 65.

Banette Roswell D., r 38, 8 cows, farmer 98.

Barber John, (John Barber & Son) h Main.

Barber John & Son, (Vernon L.) general blacksmiths, horseshoers, and jobbers, Main.

Barber Vernon L., (John Barber & Son) h Main.

Barnard Albert D., r 5 cor. 3, farmer, son of Don C.

Barnard Don C., r 5 cor. 3, 1,000 sugar trees, 9 cows, farmer 100, and in Fayston 75.

Barnard Orlo L., (Moretown) r 2, (R. H. & O. L. Barnard). 

Barnard R. H. & O. L., (Moretown) r 2, 600 sugar trees, 14 cows, farmers 140, breeders of full blood Jersey cows.

Barnard Rufus H., (Moretown) r 2, (R. H. & O. L, Barnard).

Bates Holmes E., r 16, farmer, son of Reuben.

Bates Reuben, r 16, 800 sugar trees, 12 cows, farmer 185.

Bates William E., r 21, laborer.

Bean Daniel J., r 7, 400 sugar trees, 6 cows, farmer 86.

Bennett Freedom W., r 14, farmer, leases of C. A. Reed, of Boston, Mass. 

Berry Charlie J., r 44., farmer, son of Leonard C. 

Berry George A., r 43, 1,800 sugar trees, 22 cows, farmer 300. 

Berry Julius E. r 32, 1,000 sugar trees, 15 cows, farmer 180. 

BERRY LEONARD C., r 44, 1,000 sugar trees, 22 cows, farmer 300.

Bittis Charles, r 3, farmer 17. 

BIGELOW ANDREW W., constable, prop. Waitsfield Hotel and livery stable, manuf. of harnesses and dealer in horse furnishing goods, Main. 

Bigelow Sarah G., widow of Charles E., h Main. 

BISBEE BURTON D., r 22 lister, 400 sugar trees, 10 cows, farmer 100. 

Blair Andrew, r 28, butcher and farmer 12. 

Boyce Dennison r 29, farmer 22.

BOYCE FRANK A., general merchant, Main.

Boyce Fred D., r 29, farmer, son of Dennison. 

BOYCE NATHAN, r, 6, dealer in clothing and gents' furnishing goods, farmer about 225, and in Fayston about 400.

BUSHNELL HENRY N., r 11, school director, 700 sugar trees, 12 cows, farmer 200.

Bushnell Milo A., clerk for F. A. Boyce.

BUSHNELL PARDON, cooper, farmer 40, Water.


CADY HENRY B., photographer, Main. 

Cady Sherman, son of Henry B., Main.

Campbell Fannie O., widow of John S., h Main.

Campbell Gary H., r 44, son, of Henry R.

Campbell Henry R., r 44, 300 sugar trees, 16 cows, farmer 150, and in Warren 56.

Carlton William C., r 41, farm laborer.

Carpenter James P., r 8, 600 sugar trees, 8 cows, farmer 115.

Chase Philander R., laborer.

Chipman Henry H., r 2, general blacksmith, farmer 20.

Clay Charles H., resident, h Main.

Cutler Mary A., tailoress, h Water.


Dale James R., boot and shoemaker, Main.

Dale William laborer.

Dana Edwin H., r 33, sawyer and farmer.

Davis Albert, r 18, laborer.

Davis Andrew B. C., r 18, farmer.

Davis Joseph D., laborer.

DREW RUSSELL, r 8, (Drew & Palmer).

DREW & PALMER, r 8, (Russell D. and Julius I. P.) breeders of Durham cattle and Black Hawk horses, props. stock horse "Fleetwood," 18 cows, 1,000 sugar trees, farmers 210.


EATON ORVILLE M., notary public, town representative, job printing, dealer in stoves, hardware, tinware, etc., and all kinds of agricultural implements, manuf. of tin and copperware, Water, h Main.

EATON O. G. & CO., (Charles H. Mills) manufs. of and dealers in tinware, dealers in stoves, hardware, cutlery and agricultural implements.

EATON OSCAR G., (O. G. Eaton &Co.)

Eddy Charlie F., (Moretown) r 3, dealer in country produce, 26 cows, and farmer.


Farr Joseph, r 38, farmer 75.

Farr William A., r 8, farmer 60.

Ferris Charles H., r 33, thresher and wood sawyer.

Ferris James H., r 33, farmer, son of John.

Ferris John, r 33, lumberman, 20 cows, farmer 400.

FISHER THERESA E., r 21, widow of George W.

FISK EDWARD A., r 7, breeder of Jersey cattle, 12 cows, 600 sugar trees, farmer 180.

Fisk Elisha S., pastor Cong. church.

Foley Michael, r 16, laborer.

Folsom George W., (Waitsfield and Moretown) r 2, breeder of Durham cattle, 20 cows, farmer 200.

Foster Betsey R., r 28, widow of Joel.

FULLERTON GEORGE H., dealer in groceries, provisions, flour, meal, salt, clothing, boots, shoes, patent medicines, etc., Main. 


Gale Orange J., r 25, farmer about 150.

Gleason David, carpenter and joiner, farmer 43, Water.

GLEASON HUZZIAL, retired farmer, Main.

Gleason Mary E., assistant postmaster.

GLEASON RICHARDSON J., postmaster, town clerk and treasurer, dealer in dry goods, groceries, medicines, etc., Main.

Goodrich Olive G., r 19, widow of Richard K.

Green Frank J., farmer 165, Main.

Green Henry, r 11, farmer 45.

GREGORY JOHN W., attorney and counselor at law, negotiator in Western loans, fire and life insurance agent, Main.

Guyett Peter, r 19, laborer.


HADLEY MOSES E., r 8, 10 cows, farmer 80.

Harris Jarvis C., r 19, carpenter, joiner, and harnessmaker.

Haselton William H., r 8, 500 sugar trees, 20 cows, farmer 300.

Hastings Elmer W., teaming and trucking, Main.

Hastings George H., r 27, selectman, 1,200 sugar trees, 12 cows, farmer 170.

HASTINGS JONATHAN H., resident, director of Waterbury National bank, Main.

Hastings Yorick C. W., resident, h Main.

Hawley Harry, r 31 Cor. 24, retired farmer.

Heath George R., r 2, prop. saw-mill in Lincoln, Addison Co., bds. Waitsfield Hotel. 

Heath Oscar O., r 38, laborer.

Hill Horace L., r 42, farmer 40.

Hines Sarah J., r 21, widow of John. 

Holden Frank, r 3, son of Josiah.

Holden Josiah, r 3, justice of the peace, 1,700 sugar trees, 15 cows; farmer 150.

Holley George A., (Moretown) r 3, 2,000 sugar trees, 30 cows, farmer 226.

Holmes Benjamin, r 16, resident. 

HOUSE EDWIN, r 29, breeder of thoroughbred Devon cattle, reg., and Brown Leghorn and Wyandotte fowls, 12 cows, farmer 110.

HOUSE EDWIN M., r 29, member of McLaughlin & House's orchestra, and farmer, son of Edwin.

House Jason, r 29, (Jason & Nathan D. House).

House Jason & Nathan D., r 29, breeders of thoroughbred Devon cattle, reg., 14 cows, farmers 175.

House Nathan D., r 29, (Jason & Nathan D. House).

House Norton D., r 29, agent for Bowker's fertilizers, farmer, son of Nathan D.

Howe George O., pastor M. E. church. 

HOWE HERMON T. J., physician and surgeon, graduate of Medical department of University of Vermont, Main. 


Irving James, r 33, 7 cows, farmer 50. 


Johnson Edward A., r 3, farmer. 

Jones Albert C., r 21, laborer. 

Jones Charles E., r 8, agent for Vermont Mutual Fire Insurance Co., 1,000 sugar trees, 25 cows, farmer 260. 

Jones George M., r 8, farmer, son of Charles E. 

Jones Harry, r 21, resident. 

Jones Orvis, r 21, farmer 15.

JONES WALTER A., state senator and general merchant, Water.

Joslin Alfred, r 13, farmer.

Joslin Almon, r 16, overseer of the poor, 8 cows, farmer s 111.

Joslin Julius J., r 28, farmer.

JOSLIN ORAMEL S., r 31, breeder of Shorthorn cattle, 25 cows, farmer with Stephen P. 300. 

Joslin Orrin H., r 31, 12 cows, farmer 300. 

JOSLIN STEPHEN P., r 31, farmer with O. S. 300. 

Joslyn Alice. W., (Mrs. W. W.) millinery and dressmaking, Main.

Joslyn Betsey Miss, r 27 cor. 30, resident. 

Joslyn Cassius, r 21, 12 cows, farmer 175.

Joslyn David O., r 19, 26 cows, farmer 200. 

JOSLYN LOUIS R., prop. of Joslyn stock farm, breeder and dealer in standard bred trotting horses, Holstein cattle, reg., and Berkshire swine, prop. of stock horses "Phil Sheridan, Jr.," No. 1426, and "Ruthford," No. 1683, dealer in country produce and groceries, farmer 325, Main.

Joslyn Louie W. dealer in confectionery, stationery, fancy goods, ladies' fine shoes, etc., Main. 

JOSLYN MINERVA M. Miss, r 27 cor. 30, farmer with Roena L. 200.

Joslyn Roena L. Miss, r 27 cor. 30, farmer with Minerva M. 200. 

Joslyn Wilbur W., farmer 25, Main.


KELTY JOHN J., r 29, prop. of stage route from Waitsfield to Middlesex, freight carting, etc., dealer in Buffalo fertilizers, and farmer 13.

Kneeland Abel A., r 33, 600 sugar trees, 14 cows, and farmer 140. 

Kneeland Doric A., r 33, farmer, son of Abel A.

Kneeland Henry, r 28, laborer.


LaBell Edward, emp. in grist-mill, Water.

LaBell Peter, r 19, carpenter and joiner.

Learned Joel, r 2, farmer.

Learned Lyman M., r 2, farmer.

Lewis Fred E., r 15, son of John G.

Lewis George R., r 15, son of John G.

Lewis John G., r 15,500 sugar trees, 15 cows, farmer about 200.

Lockwood Ferd S., r 21, son of Pliny E.

LOCKWOOD PLINY E., r 21, farmer 10.

LONG ANDREW, r 15, (Andrew Long & Son).

LONG ANDREW & SON, r 15, (Willard E.) 400 sugar trees, breeders of Durham cattle, 11 cows, farmers 220.

Long Moses J., r 29, carpenter and joiner, 1,000 sugar trees, 12 cows, farmer 130. 

LONG WILLARD E., r 15, (Andrew Long & Son). 


Mahuron Ellen E., r 29, widow of Henry.

Marshall George C., r 28, manuf. of butter and meat tubs, farm 1.

Marshall William H., r 28, barber and hair-dresser. 

Maxwell Samuel R., r 28, farmer about 6. 

Maxwell Thomas, r 40, farmer 100. 

McAllister Robert J., farm laborer. 

McAllister Sarah A., widow of Alexander. 

McALLISTER WESLEY G., r 29, selectman, fence viewer, 500 sugar trees, stock grower, 20 cows, farmer 160, and leases of Rev. H. C. Parker, of Nashua, N. H., 270. 

McAllister William, r 29, retired farmer. 

McALLISTER WILLIAM W., r 28, blacksmith, horseshoer, carriage ironer and general repair shop, farmer, leases of Joel Foster, of Montpelier, 12. 

McAllister Ziba H., r 24, painter, 10. cows, farmer, leases of B. A. Holmes, of Barre. 

McCarthy Eugene T., r 17 cor. 16, farmer with Florence 240. 

McCARTHY FLORENCE, r 17, breeder of Durham cattle and fine horses„ 20 cows, farmer with Eugene T. 240. 

McCarty Eugene, r 6, 15 cows, farmer 150. 

McCarty Eugene, Jr., r 16, 14 cows, farmer 150. 

McKinney Hugh, r 33, 600 sugar trees, 10 cows, farmer 160.

McLaughlin John S., r 28, laborer.

Miller Antoine, r 16, laborer.

Miller Henry M., r 28, laborer.

Miller Peter, r 3, laborer. 

MILLS CHARLES H., (O. G. Eaton & Co.)

Miner Abbie Miss, resident, h Main.

Miner Henry A., r 18, laborer.

Mobus John, r 43, laborer.

Moriarty Charles E., r 37, farmer; son of Michael.

Moriarty Daniel, r 24, farmer.

Moriarty Julius C., laborer, Main. 

Moriarty Margaret, r 18, widow of Patrick. 

Moriarty Michael, r 37, farmer about 150.

Murray W. S., r 21, laborer. 


Neill Edward E., r 31, farmer 233.

Neill Joseph, r 31, farmer. 

NEWCOMB CHARLES H., r 28, carriagemaker, painter, and general repairer, with James S.

NEWCOMB JAMES S., r 28, manuf. of carriages, wagons, sleighs, etc., general repair shop, undertaker, dealer in coffins and caskets, farmer 12. 

Nobus John, r 44, farmer 130.


OLMSTEAD GEORGE W. carpenter and joiner, manuf. of butter tubs, farmer 25, in Berlin 7, and in Williston, Chittenden Co. 4.


Paird James r 19, 16 cows, farmer 218.

PALMER BROTHERS, (William and Moses A.) props. grist, saw and clapboard-mills, manufs. of coarse lumber, clapboards, etc., dealers in grain, flour and feed, 1,000 sugar trees, 23 cows, stock growers, and farmers 260, Water. 

Palmer Byron, r 8, laborer. 

Palmer Frank L, r 8, farmer, son of Julius I.

Palmer Fred R., r 8, farmer, son of Julius I. 

Palmer John W., r 8, farmer. 

PALMER JOSEPH, r 27, breeder of Black Hawk and Ben Franklin horses, 600 sugar trees 10 cows, farmer 400.

PALMER JULIUS L, r 8, (Drew & Palmer).

PALMER MOSES A., (Palmer Brothers) Water.

PALMER WILLIAM, (Palmer Brothers) h Water.

Parker Fred, r 28, prop. shingle-mill.

Pero Frank C., (Waitsfield) r 20 carpenter and joiner. [Removed to Fayston.]

Persons Edmund C., r 23, blacksmith, shop Main, and farmer 15. 

Poland Benjamin, r 24, farmer. 

Poland John, r 12, laborer. 

Poland Oscar A. r 29, laborer. 

POLAND THOMAS D., r 34, 12 cows, farmer 100. 

Poland Willard B., (Waitsfield) r 42, farmer.

PRENTIS CHANDLER A., r 7, breeder of Durham cattle, 16 cows, 1,000 sugar trees, farmer 190.

Prentis Cheney, resident, Water. 

Prentis Edward, r 7, son of Chandler A.

Prentis Joseph C., r 7, retired farmer. 


Ramsay Charles F., r 21, 1,000 sugar trees, 10 cows, farmer 165.

Ramsey John W., r 21, farmer, son of Charles F.

Richardson Albert F., r 21 cor. 23, carpenter and farmer about 100. 

RICHARDSON C. M. & M. L., r 28, manufs. of clapboards in Fayston, timberland 720. 

Richardson Charles W., clerk for W. A. Jones, h and 15 acres Main.

RICHARDSON CLARENCE M., r 28, (C. M. & M. L. Richardson) town representative, 20 cows, farmer 160.

Richardson Fred, r 33, laborer.

RICHARDSON MERIDEN L., r 28, (C. M. & M. L. Richardson) prop. of saw-mill, general merchant, farmer 4 1/2 and in Fayston 50. 

Robinson J. Warren, r 33, laborer.

Robinson Nathan, retired farmer, Main.

Rolston Samuel, r 39, 9 cows, farmer 156.

Roys Fred D., r 12, farmer 100.

Russell Hiram, r 27, laborer.

Russell Howland, r 27, farmer.

RUSSELL LUTHER J., general blacksmith, Main.

Ryle James, r 26, 9 cows, farmer about 100. 

Ryle Jerry, r 36, 12 cows, farmer 100. 

Ryle John E., r 36, son of Jerry. 

Ryle Thomas, r 24, farmer 150. [Moved away.] 


Sanders John L., r 32, 600 sugar trees, farmer 100. 

Sanders Thomas, r 32, resident. 

Savage Alfred W., emp. L. R. Joslyn, Main. 

SAVAGE CHARLES E., r 31, carpenter and joiner, 8 cows, farmer, leases of L. D. Savage 80. 

Savage Edward M., r 23 cor. 16, farmer 1. 

SAVAGE LUCIUS D., r 31, breeder of Durham cattle, farmer 80. 

Seaver Levi, r 2, sawyer for E. O. Trask. 

Shea Dennis, r 6, farmer about 200. 

Skinner Daniel H., r 31 cor. 24, farmer. 

Skinner Mary E., r 31 cor. 24, widow of Henry O., 10 cows, farmer about 200. 

Smallev Nathan B., r 28, resident. 

Smith Charles, resident, h Main.

Smith Charles D., farmer, Main. 

Smith Lester K., r 14, farmer. 

Somerville John, r 39, 30 cows, farmer 400, and in Duxbury 130.

Stockwell Azro D., r 7 cor. 10, 16 cows, farmer, leases of O. H. Richardson and O. C. Wilder 130. 

Stoddard Harlan P., r 29, farmer 30. 

Stoddard Hiram F., r 35, 450 sugar trees, 10 cows, farmer 100. 

Stoddard William T., r 29, resident. 

Story Frank E., r 7, farmer 2. 

Strong Albert W., r 28, carpenter and joiner. 

Strong Joseph H., r 19, 10 cows, farmer 95. 

Strong William M., r 28, carpenter and joiner. 


Thompson James B., farmer, Water. 

Thompson Sarah M., teacher, Water.

TRASK ELMER O., r 2, prop. saw-mill, manuf. of dimension and coarse lumber, clapboards, shingles, etc., farmer 16, timberland 1,000.

Trask Frank W., r 2, emp. Elmer O.

Tredo Joseph, laborer, Main.

Turner David E., r 28, thresher and wood sawyer.

Twigg James H., r 28, farmer with Stebbin J. Ashley 35.


VAN DEUSEN JAMES M., homeo. physician and surgeon, Main.


Wait Luana C., r 29, widow of William.

WRITE HARVEY M., r 41, breeder of grade Jersey cattle and Black Hawk horses, 16 cows, farmer about 130.

Waite William A., r 41, resident.

WAITSFIELD HOTEL, Andrew W. Bigelow, prop., Main.

WALBRIDGE GEORGE L., r 7, school director, 1,000 sugar trees, 6 cows, farmer 90, and in Roxbury 90.

Wallis George W., r 8, teacher and farmer, son of Otis.

Wallis Otis, r 8, 20 cows, farmer 185, mountain land 100. 

WATERMAN JOHN, r 32, 500 sugar trees, breeder of Durham cattle, 10 cows, farmer 150, and mountain land about 100. 

Whitcomb Abijah B., r 28, blacksmith, and farmer 5. 

Wilder Enos E., r 2, son of Orcas C. 

Wilder George H., r 21, laborer.

Wilder Levi O., r 2 cor. 4, farmer, son of O. C. 

WILDER ORCAS C., r 2, lister, breeder of Cotswold sheep, 1,200 sugar trees, 20 cows, farmer 140, in Fayston 100, in Duxbury 200, in Minnesota 330 and owns with O. H. Richardson, of Montpelier, 130. 

WILDER WILLIAM F., r 21, wheelwright, carriagemaker, carpenter and joiner, general repairer, farmer 5.

Willard Annette D., (Mrs. Levi) dealer in millinery and fancy goods.

Willard Levi, resident, Main.

Wright Eli, r 29, 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 189-195

Transcribed by Karima Allison, 2003