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. 

ABBREVIATIONS.—Ab.,above; ave., avenue; bds., boards; bet., between; cor., corner; E., east; h., house; manuf., manufacturer; N., north; n., near; opp., opposite; prop., proprietor; reg., registered as applied to live stock; S., south; W., west.  The word street is implied. 

Railroad Station is Rutland, four miles west. Daily Stage.


Barber Carlos F., (Rutland,) r 12, farmer, leases of Samuel Hayward, of Rutland, 190. 

Bennett Allerton, (Mendon,) r 2, carpenter and joiner. 

Bennett Brooks, (Mendon,) r 9, farmer 161. 

Bissell Aaron G., (Mendon,) off r 5, town auditor and farmer 160. 

Bissell George A. R., (Mendon,) off r 5, retired farmer. 

Boutwell Ai, (North Sherburne,) r 7, farmer 85. 

BREWER SAMUEL R., (Mendon,) r 10, farmer 125. 

BROWN ALBERT E., (North Sherburne,) r 7, laborer, works for Ira P. Shaw. 

Brown Edwin L., (Mendon,) r 3, laborer. 

Brown Josiah, (Mendon,) r 2, laborer. 

Buckley Thomas, (Rutland,) off r 15, farmer 140. 

Buckley Thomas M., (Rutland,) off r 15, engineer. 


Campbell Marquis, (Rutland,) r 12, farmer, leases of Jeremiah H. Thornton 175. 

Canty Patrick, (Mendon,) off r 5, farmer about 130. 

Canty Thomas, (Mendon,) r 6, laborer, and farmer 19. 

CARRUTH DARIUS, (Mendon,) r 4, prop. saw mill, manuf. hard and soft lumber.

Clark Simeon, (Mendon,) r 4, farmer 10. 

Connor Bartholomew, (Rutland,) r 13, farmer 110.

Connor John, (Rutland,) r 13, farmer, son of Bartholomew. 

COOK OREL HON., (Mendon,) r 10, state senator, justice of the peace, physician and surgeon, prop. saw mill, and farmer 600. 

Cooney John, (Mendon,) off r 5, farmer with Patrick. 

Cooney Patrick, (Mendon,) off r 5, farmer 125. 


Daggett Pinnington, (Mendon,) r 6, lister and farmer 769. 

Darvin Daniel, (Rutland,) r 12, farmer 126. 

Davis Henry T., (Mendon,) r 9, farmer 57, and with William Johnston owns 87. 

Davis James H., (Mendon,) r 2, laborer. 

Downey Ann, (Mendon,) r 9, (Mrs. Jeremiah,) farmer 64. 

Duffy Geo., (Rutland,) r 12, farmer 55. 

Duggan David, (Rutland,) r 13, farmer 15. 

Dunn Thomas, (Rutland,) r 13, farmer about 30. 


Eggleston Collins, (Mendon) off r 5, farmer. 

Eggleston Edward R., (Mendon,) r 5, farmer with Win. Hager, of Rutland, 50, and leases of Wm. Hager 50. 

Eggleston Nelson J., (Mendon,) off r 5, farmer 85. 

Edson Ezra, (Mendon,) r 2, justice Of the peace, agent for surplus revenue money, general blacksmith, speculator, and farmer in Pittsfield 100.


Farrel Patrick, (Rutland,) r 16, farmer 20. 

Files John, (Mendon,) off r 9, farmer 311. 

Fitzgerald John, (Rutland,) r 13, farmer 15. 


Gatro Frank (Mendon,) r 10, farmer 85. 

German Adolph, (Mendon,) r 10, farmer 18. 

Gleason Henry L., (Rutland,) r 12, agent for Howe scales, Crown sewing machines, and farmer 200. 

Green Liba A., (Mendon,) r 2, farmer, works for E. H. Ripley. 


Hatch Alanson E., (Mendon,) r 3, farmer 25. 

Hatch Willard S., (Mendon,) r 3, farmer, son of Alanson E.

Heath Albert, (Mendon,) r 2, laborer. 

Heath Warren, (Mendon,) r 2, (Pomeroy & Heath,) deputy postmaster. 

Hemenway Charles B., (North Sherburne,) r 7, farmer 200. 

Hinkley Cornelius M., (Mendon,) r 10, teamster. 


Johnson Alphonso, (Mendon,) r 2, mechanic. 

Johnston William, (Mendon,) r 6, farmer, leases of Robert Foster, of Mendon. 

Johnson William D., (Mendon,) off r 15, farmer, leases of Lewis Green, of Rutland, about 80. 


Kelly Mary, (Rutland,) r 17, widow of James, farmer 110. 

Kelly Michael, (Rutland,) r 17, laborer. 

Kennerson Geo. T., (Mendon,) r 1, overseer of the poor and farmer 13. 

Kennerson William D., (Mendon,) r 1, tin peddler. 


LAMB WILLIE E., (Mendon,) r 3, carpenter and joiner. 

Langley Emerory C., (Mendon,) r 3, widow of Rasselier. 

Langley Solomon, (Mendon,) r 10, laborer. 

Lewes Issac, (Mendon,) r 12, laborer. 

Luddy John, (Rutland,) r 13, farmer 17. 


Mageon Robert, (Mendon,) r 10, justice of the peace and farmer 130. 

McLaughlin John, (Rutland,) r 12, farmer 126. 

McLaughlin John K., (Rutland,) r 15, dairy 25 cows and farmer about 400. 

McLaughlin Patrick. (Rutland) r 15 farmer 100. 

McMahon Martin, (Rutland,) off r 15, dairy 12 cows and farmer 200. 

Moriaty Edward, (Rutland,) r 13, farmer 15. 

MORSE JOHN J., (Mendon,) r 5, farmer, leases of Rueben Ranger about 135

Mott John S. Rev., (Mendon,) r 2, M. E. clergyman.

Murdick Wallace J., (Mendon,) r 2, lister, justice of the peace and farmer 7.

Murphy Philip, (Rutland,) r 13, farmer 15.


Nichols Marion, (Mendon,) r _, widow of Amasa, resident.


ORMSBY ALONZO I., (Mendon,) r 11, constable and collector, lister, and carpenter and joiner.

ORMSBY IRA, (Mendon,) r 12, town auditor, grand juror, supt. of schools, and carpenter and joiner.


Parker Benjamin, (Mendon,) r 5, refused to give information, and desired to have it so stated.

Parker William, (Mendon,) r 5, refused to give information, son of Benjamin.

Pendegrass John, (Rutland,) r 13, farmer, leases of Michael Pendegrass, of West Rutland, 60.

Pendegrass Thomas, (Rutland,) r 13, farmer 27.

Peters Abel, (Mendon,) r 9, farmer 26.

Petty Geo. D., (Mendon,) r 11, farmer 22.

Pike Amos, Jr., (Mendon,) r 11, thrasher, wood sawyer and farmer about 50.

Pike Erastus, (Mendon,) r 1, farmer 275.

Pike Geo. W., (Mendon,) r 1, farmer, son of Mahlon.

Pike Henry, (Mendon,) off r 1, farmer 100.

Pike Mahlon D., (Mendon,) r 1, selectman, dairy 18 cows, farmer 175, and in Chittenden, 80.

Pomeroy Edwin, (Mendon,) r 2, (Pomeroy & Heath,) (Pomeroy & Sipley, in Shrewsbury.)

Pomeroy & Heath, (Mendon,) r 2, (Edwin Pomeroy and Warren Heath,) general merchants.

Potter Asa A., (Rutland,) r 14, farmer, leases of John Parker, of Clarendon, about 80.


Quick Daniel, (Rutland,) r 16, farmer 130


RANGER FREDERICK R., (Mendon,) r 5, retired farmer.

Ranger James T., (Mendon,) off r 3, farmer 50.

Ranger Reuben, (Mendon,) r 5, manuf. and dealer in lumber, dairy as cows, farmer 1800.

Raymond Francis, (Mendon,) r 9, farmer 87.

Raymond Frank E., (Mendon,) r 9, laborer and farmer, son of Francis.

Reynolds Stephen, (Mendon,) r 9, teamster, h and 1 3/4 acres.

Rieaordon John, (Rutland,) r 13, farmer 15.

Rice Charles, (Rutland,) r 15, farmer leases of Patrick McLaughlin, 100.

Roberts Moses, (Mendon,) r 10, laborer and farmer 20.

Rooney Thomas, (Mendon,) off r 9, dairy 12 cows, farmer 384.

Ryan William, (Rutland,) off r 15, farmer, leases of Enoch Smith, of Clarendon, 25.


Sargeant George J., (Mendon,) r 1, farmer, leases of Osgood Sargeant, 63.

Sargeant Osgood, (Mendon,) r 1, painter and farmer 63.

Sargent William S. A., (Mendon,) r 1, r, farmer, leases of John Sawyer, 60.

Sawyer Aaron G., (Mendon,) r 9, farmer 4.

Sawyer John B., (Mendon,) r 11, farmer 110.

Sawyer Samuel D., (Mendon,) r 9, farmer, leases of Aaron G.

SEWARD GEORGE W., (Mendon,), off r 5, selectman, farmer 150.

Seward James E., (Mendon,) r 11, farmer 125.

Shaw Ira P., (North Sherburne,) r 7, farmer 100.

Shaw Wallace E., (North Sherburne,) r 7, farmer, son of Ira P.

Shed Henry H., (Mendon,) r 11, town representative, highway surveyor and farmer 25.

Shipper Melzar F., (Mendon,) r 8, farmer 110.

Spike Amos, (Mendon,) off r 5, farmer.

Squier Newton, (Mendon,) r 11, town clerk and farmer 1.

Stebbins Charles, (Mendon,) r 10, retired farmer.

STEBBINS PETER, (Mendon,) r 10, teamster and farmer 100.

Stipe Joseph, (Mendon,) r 10, laborer.

Streeter John, (Mendon,) r 1, laborer.


Temple Hiram A., (Mendon,) off r 5, farmer 85.

Tenny Oliver, (Mendon,) r 1, farmer 55.

Tenny William, (Mendon,) r 1, farmer, son of Oliver.

Thornton, Jeremiah C., (Rutland,) r 12, farmer 175.


Waters Geo. C., (Mendon,) r 11, mason.

Webster Daniel L., (Mendon,) r 10, sawyer and owns farm in Plymouth, Windsor Co., 100.

Westcott William H., (Rutland,) r 12, farmer 80.

Wilkins Douglas S., (Rutland,) r 16, farmer 100. 

Wilkins Hosea F., (Rutland,) r 13, farmer 47. 

WILLIAMS EMERSON D., (Mendon,) r 2, lumberman and wood jobber. 

Williams Mahlon J., (Mendon,) r 2, lumberman. 

Williams Oliver, (Mendon,) r 11, resident. 

Willis James S., (Mendon,) r 11, farmer 30, bds with Newton Squiers. 

Wilson Daniel C., (Mendon,) off r 9, carpenter and joiner and farmer 1. 

Wood Oscar C., (Rutland,) r 13, farmer 3. 

Wyman John D., (Mendon,) r 2, laborer. 


YOUNG LEWIS (Mendon,) r 10, 3rd selectman, teamster and farmer 110.

Gazetteer and Business Directory of  Rutland  County, VT.;
1881-82, Compiled and Published by Hamilton Child;
Syracuse, N.Y.; Printed at the Journal Office
August 1881, Part Two, Pages 353-357.

Transcribed by Karima Allison 2004