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house which he now occupies.

In February, 1822, Andrew Cushman and wife, with a family
of seven children, came from the town of Oxford. Mr C had
been here the year previous and felled trees. He commenced on
the farm now occupied by Jeremiah Daine. Mr. Cushman's was
the fifteenth family in town. The same spring, Austin Newell
brought his wife, whom he had returned to Monson, Mass., to
marry; and with them came Hiram Vinton, and that year
commenced operations where he now lives. He returned to
Massachusetts in the fall, and did not move here until the spring

In the spring of 1822, there also came from Oxford County, Cvrus
Packard, William Bowker and Cornelius Barrows. They com-
menced farms, raising some crops that season, and preparing



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places to live in, which they soon after occupied with their wives.
Zibeon Packard came about the same time. Abel Goodell, who
came in 1818 to explore the township, left Mcmson, Mass., in the
spring of 1821. Leaving his family in Harmony, he came here
and commenced to clear his farm. The next winter he moved
his family as far as Guilford, wh


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