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 Fairhaven, six miles southeast. Daily Stage.


Abell Oliff, (Fairhaven,) r 10, farmer 30.

ABELL RODNEY C., (Westhaven,) r 7, attorney and counselor at law, town representative, stock grower, wool grower and farmer 350.

ADAMS BENAJAH P., (Whitehall, N. Y.,) r 23 1/2, stock grower and farmer 650.

Adams Edward, (Westhaven,) r cor 13 and 14, blacksmith and farmer 75.

Adams Edward, 2d, (Westhaven,) r 20, lister, stock grower, wool grower and farmer 160.

Adams George S., (Fairhaven.) r 7, dairy 20 cows, farmer 200.

ADAMS HENRY, (Whitehall, N. Y.,) r 23, (J. & H. Adams & Co.)

ADAMS HENRY J., (Westhaven,) r 13, breeder of fine merino sheep, registered, stock grower and farmer 170.

ADAMS HERBERT C., (Westhaven,) r cor 13 and 14, blacksmith and farmer 17.

Adams J. & H. & Co., (Whitehall, N. Y.,) r 23, (James Jr. and George. Adams, of Whitehall, N. Y., and Henry,) boat builders and farmers 300.

ADAMS SAMUEL, (Westhaven,) r 6, wool grower, fine merino sheep and farmer 216.

Anderson Peter A., (Fairhaven,) r 9, farmer works upon shares for H. Field 150.


Barker Stephen C., (Fairhaven,) r 8, farmer 300.

Bartholomew Langdon, (Westhaven,) r 4, farmer 100.

Bickle William, (Westhaven,) r 13, farmer 15.

BILLINGS WILLIAM H., (Whitehall, N. Y.,) r 23, dairy 11 cows, farmer rents of estate of Betsey M. Billings 300.

Blake Michael, (Fairhaven,) r 12, farmer 130.

Briggs Justus G., (Fairhaven,) r 9 1/2, dairy r 11 cows, farmer 175, 57 acres of woodland in Benson.

Brockway Ezra, (Fairhaven,) r 9, farm laborer.

BROCKWAY WALTER C., (Fairhaven,) r 8, farmer 100, justice of peace, carpenter, dairy 9 cows, and works on shares for Russell W. Hyde, of Hydeville, 200 acres, and for Louisa A. Smith, 30.

Burr Frank, (Westhaven,) r 24, farmer 140.


Carty John, (Fairhaven,) r 24, dairy 17 cows, farmer 360.

Cook Ivory, (Westhaven,) r 11, farmer 75.

Cook Olive Mrs., (Westhaven,) r 11, dressmaker and tailoress.

Cowee William, (Westhaven,) r 10, carpenter, farmer 30, 76 years of age.


Dorsey Albert, (Westhaven,) r 20, farm laborer.

Dufresne Charles, (Whitehall, N. Y.,) butcher and fisherman.


FIELD RODNEY, (Fairhaven,) r 9, farmer 150.

FISH CLARENCE H., (Westhaven,) r 21, farmer 200.

Fish Nancy, (Westhaven,) r 21, widow of Harrison, farmer 100.

Fitzgerald Thomas R., (Westhaven,) r 13, farm laborer.

FOOT JAMES F., (Westhaven,) r 22, blacksmith, horse trainer and farmer 26.

*FORBES VOLNEY N., (Westhaven,) r 13 n 6, town clerk, town treasurer, breeder of fine merino sheep, registered, pure blood Jersey cattle, and farmer 135.

Foster Albert; (Westhaven,) r 22, farmer 12.

Francisco Polly W., (Westhaven,) r 22, widow of John, farmer 360.


GARDNER FRANCIS H., (Westhaven,) r 11 butcher, runs meat cart, and farmer 25

Granger Obed, (Whitehall, N. Y.,) r 23, farmer works on shares for William Clark, Jr., of Whitehall, N. Y., 200.

Graves William, (Westhaven,) r 5, house and lot.


HASSETT ROBERT B., (Fairhaven,) r 9, farmer leases of N. Fish 23.

Hitchcock Adaline N., (Westhaven,) r 7 fronting r 13, widow Willard, farm 200.

HITCHCOCK ROLLIN, (Westhaven,) r 15, dairy 28 cows, farmer 450.

HITCHCOCK SAMUEL R., (Westhaven,) r 14, dairy 12 cows, farmer 140.

HITCHCOCK WILLARD L., (Westhaven,) r 7 fronting 13, lister, auditor, wool grower, dairy 10 cows, and farmer works on shares for Mrs. L. H. Hitchcock, 200.

Horton Seth W., (Westhaven,) r 17, dairy 18 cows, stock grower and farmer 350.

Humiston Austin, (Westhaven,) r 5, farmer 4.

Humiston Darius, (Westhaven,) r 12, farmer 5 1/2.

Humiston Edson, (Westhaven,) r 10, farm laborer.

HUNT EDGAR. (Westhaven,) r 12. sawyer.

HUNT ELIZA J., (Westhaven,) r 14, widow of Hiram K., farmer 1100.

HUNT JOHN P., (Westhaven,) r 12, manuf. of spokes, axe helves and lumber, saw mill and farmer 21 acres.

HUNT TILLY G., (Whitehall, N. Y.,) r 23, justice of the peace, dairy 80 cows, and farmer 1250, and 250 in Castleton.


Ingalls Charles H., (Westhaven,) r 19, with David P., stock grower and farmer 187.

INGALLS DAVID P., (Westhaven,) r 20, with Chas H., stock grower and farmer 187.

Ingalls Henry, (Westhaven,) r 20, dairy 10 cows, wool grower, farmer 300.

INGALLS WILLARD, (Westhaven,) r 16, breeder of fine merino sheep, dairy 14 cows, and farmer 235.


JAKWAY FRANK H., (Westhaven,) r 4 1/2, breeder of fine merino sheep, dairy 9 cows, and farmer 185.

JAKWAY ISAAC B., (Westhaven,) r 20, (I. B. & S. J. Jakway.)

JAKWAY I. B. & S. J., (Westhaven,) r 20, (Isaac B: and Silas J.,) agents for Osborn Sulky Plow, stock growers, wool growers and farmers 400.

JAKWAY JACOB W., (Westhaven,) r 4, dealer in furs, stock grower and farmer 300.

JAKWAY SILAS J., (Westhaven,) r 20, (I. B. & S. J. Jakway.)

Jakway Thomas, (Westhaven,) r 19, fine merion sheep grower and farmer 237.

Jucket Reuben S., (Fairhaven,) r 23, farmer 100.


Keith William, (Fairhaven,) r 24, farmer.

KELLEY CHARLES N. & JAMES H., (Dresden Center, N. Y.,) r 20 1/2, stock growers, farmers, lease of Matthew McDonald, 232.

Kelley George E., (Dresden Center, N. Y.,) r 14, farmer, laborer and thresher.

KELLEY JAMES C., (Westhaven,) r 19 1/2, second selectman, poormaster, stock grower, and farmer for the estate of F. Kelley, 200.

Kelley James H., (Dresden Center, N. Y.,) r 20 1/2, (C. N. & J. H. K.)

Kindorner john, (Whitehall, N. Y.,) farm laborer.


Larry Patrick, (Fairhaven,) r 24, farmer 108.

Lavey John, (Whitehall, N. Y.,) r 23, farmer works upon shares for R. Doig, of Whitehall, 250 and 100 mountain.


McDonald Matthew, (Dresden Center, N. Y.,) r 20 1/2, farmer 232.

MOON ELLIOTT H., (Fairhaven,) r 24, farmer and teacher.

Moon John S., (Fairhaven,) r 24, dairy 18 cows, stock grower and farmer 325.

Moon Walter L., (Fairhaven,) r 24, physician.

MOORE JOHN B., (Westhaven,) r 16, farmer 120 acres belonging to Mrs. Moore, and leases of Mrs. N. Fish 34.


NARAMORE DAVID 0., (Fairhaven,) r 8, farmer 35.

Naramore Henry D., (Fairhaven,) r 4, farmer leases of Mrs. L. Reed, of Benson, 15.

Naramore Oscar D., (Fairhaven,) r 8, farmer 40.

Norton Eli B., (Benson,) r 8, farmer 160.

Norton Pliny, (Westhaven,) r 11, farmer 100 and 30 of mountain land.


Ofensend David, (Westhaven,) r 4, dairy 23 cows, stock grower and farmer 322.

Offensend George, (Westhaven,) r 2, agent for A. W. Gray's horse power, breeder of Cotswold sheep and farmer 300.

Ofensend Hiram, (Westhaven,) r 4, agent for A. W. Gray's Sons' threshing machine.


Pardo Charles B., (Westhaven,) r 13, farmer 40.

Preston Edward, (Fairhaven,) r 8, slate roofer and farmer.

Preston Oliver, (Fairhaven,) r 8, slate roofer, thresher and farmer 10.

PRESTON WILLIAM, (Fairhaven,) r 8, slate roofer, dairy 12 cows, stock grower and farmer 262.

Preston W. H., (Fairhaven,) r 8, superintendent of schools, agent Vermont Mutual Insurance Company.


RICH JOSEPH F., (Westhaven,) r 14, dairy 40 cows, stock grower, farmer leases of Mrs. H. K. Hunt 600.

Roberts James R., (West haven,) r 3, dairy 17 cows, stock grower and farmer 550.

Roberts John J., (Westhaven,) r 3, farmer, son of James R.

Roe Charles, (Westhaven,) r 22, farmer, leases of C. & B. Barnes, of Whitehall, 60.


Sawyer Newton H., (Westhaven,) cor r 5 and 13, postmaster, dealer in tobacco, cigars and medicine.

SISCO ROBERT C (Westhaven,) r 22, wool grower and farmer 200.

SISCO WILLIAM H., (Westhaven.) r 16, breeder of pure merino sheep, dairy 17 cows and farmer 170. 

SMITH ELIAS B., (Westhaven,) r 19, carpenter and farmer 100.

Smith Franklin B., (Westhaven,) r 19, farmer 50.

Smith Harvey J., (Westhaven,) r 15, farmer 150.

Smith John D., (Westhaven,) r 20, mason and farm laborer.

Snody Horace C., (Dresden Center, N. Y.,) r 19, farmer, leases of William Jakway, 27.

Stewart George S., (Whitehall, N. Y.,) fisherman and farmer 10.


Tryon Cyrus W., (Westhaven,) r 5, wool grower, dairy 16 cows, and farmer, works on shares for S. W. Tryon, 280.

TRYON SAMAUEL W., (Westhaven,) r 5, farmer 280.


Ward John H., (Westhaven,) r 14 ½ farmer, leases of Mrs. E. T. Hunt, 400.

White Charles H., (Fairhaven,) r 12, farmer.

White Charles 0., (Fairhaven,) r 12, farmer, h and lot.

White Jeannette, (Fairhaven,) r 9, widow of Almond R., farmer 100.

Wilsey Thomas, (Whitehall, N. Y.,) r 23, stock and wool grower, dairy 10 cows, farmer 1,000.

Wood Emery, (Fairhaven,) r 8, stationary engineer and house painter.

Wood Ransford, (Fairhaven,) r 8, prop. of Wood's Hotel and farmer 25.

Wyman H. A., (Westhaven,) r 15, farmer 150.

Wyman Julius L., (Westhaven,) r 13, lawyer and farmer 300.

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 560-563.

Transcribed by Karima Allison 2004