1888 Town Directory
Sheffield, Caledonia Co., Vermont
Transcribed from the Hamilton Child "Gazetteer" Published May 1887

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ABBREVIATIONS;
ab, above; agt, agent; ave or av, avenue; b or bds, boards; bel, below;
bet, between; bldg, building; com, commission; do, ditto; E, east; ex, express;
F V, Fairbanks Village; h, house; ins, insurance; n, near; N, north; opp, opposite;
prop, proprietor; P V, Paddock's Village; r, rear; RR, railroad; S, south;
sq, square; st, street; S, Sommerville; W, west.
Post office address is Sheffield unless shown in parenthesis.

Ash Warren I., r 2, laborer. 
Ayer Joanna, r 32, widow of Simeon. 
BARBER ALDIS A, r 34, sheriff, tax collector, and farmer with his father, A. L. 
BARBER ASA L., r 34, blacksmith, 1,000 sugar trees, farmer 200. 
Barber John C., r 34, 800 sugar trees, farmer 75. 
Barton Mary J., widow of Rev. Robert H., resident, h and lot. 
Berry Charles E., r 25, farmer. 
BERRY GEORGE F., r 29. farmer, leases of S. & R. C. Hall 200. 
Berry Jonathan W., (Sutton) r 28, farmer 185. 
BERRY MARTHA G. MISS, r 25 cor 26, dressmaker, lives with her father, Samuel. 
BERRY SAMUEL, r 25 cor 26, 1,000 sugar trees, 40 sheep, farmer 140. 
Berry Thomas, off r 7, farmer 70. 
Bickford Charles, r 11, 900 sugar trees, farmer 160. 
Bickford Eugene F., (Glover) r 11, 1,200 sugar trees, 50 cattle, farmer 200. 
Bickford Harriet, r 31, widow of Stephen. 
Bickford Trustum, (Glover) r 11, retired farmer, aged 90. 
Blake John L., r 21, farmer. 
BRADLEY CHANCEY S., r 1, blacksmith and farmer 70. 
BRADLEY LABAN B., r 36, carpenter and joiner, h and 3 acres. 
Bradley Ward, (Wheelock) r 36, farmer about 160. 
Brooks Alpheus, r 16, farmer 68. 
BROOKS CYRIL, (Barton) r 2, farmer. 
Brooks Herbert W.. (Wheelock) off r 29, 500 sugar trees, farmer 85. 
Brooks Horace, r 16, farmer 154. 
Brooks Josephus, (Glover) r 16, 800 sugar trees, farmer 125. 
Brown Foster I., r 34, mail carrier from Sheffield to Lyndonville, h and lot. 
Brown Lester A., r 13 cor 16, farmer, leases 140. 
Brown Waldron, r 1, member of school board, justice of the peace, 14 cows, 500 sugar trees, farmer 215. 
Bruce Jonas, r 35, laborer. 
Burnham Dudley J , 2,000 sugar trees, farmer 200. 
Bush John, (Sutton) r 4, farmer, with S. G. Chesley. 
Cass Jacob M., r 32, selectman, agent for organs. 
Chaplin George D., r 28. farmer 160. 
Chase Amasa, r 36, farmer. 
CHASE ELMER E., r 17, farmer with his father, W. H. 
CHASE WALTER H., r 17, 15 grade Jersey cows, 700 sugar trees, farmer 150, served in Co. G, 15th Vt. Vols. 
Chesley Alvah L., r 32, laborer. 
CHESLEY CHARLES, r 20, prop. sawmill, and farmer, 140. 
CHESLEY CHAKLES H., r 32, farmer with his father, Joseph W. 
CHESLEY ELIZA K., r 32, widow of James, 500 sugar trees, farmer 115, 
CHESLEY FRANK J., r 32, farmer, son of Eliza K. 
Chesley George W., (Sutton) r 6, 12 cows, 500 sugar trees, farmer 130, and in Sutton 70. 
Chesley John W., r 32, farmer. 
Chesley Jonathan H., r 6, resident. 
Chesley Joseph T., r 32, justice, farmer 30. 
CHESLEY JOSEPH W., r 32, blacksmith, 300 sugar trees, farmer 65. 
Chesley O. Warner, r 15, justice of the peace, prop sawmill, 10 cows, 40 sheep, 800 sugar trees, farmer 220. 
CHESLEY OLIN K., r 32, farmer, son of Eliza K. 
Chesley Omer G., (Sutton) r 4, farmer with S. G. 
CHESLEY STEPHEN G., (Sutton) r 4, 1,000 sugar trees, farmer 163. 
Christie Jesse, r 31, carpenter and farmer. 
Christie Reuben C., r 31, carpenter and joiner, farmer 30. 
Christie Robert Rev., pastor of M. E. church. 
Christie Robert, Jr., M. E. preacher. 
Clapp Dennis S., r 20, farm laborer. 
CLAPP GEORGE W., r 20, hair dresser, farmer 20. 
Clark Jonathan, (Sutton) r 25, farmer 75. 
Coffran Charles W., off r 31, 500 sugar trees, farmer 65, 
Coffran Sarah A., off r 31, widow of S. G. 
Cook Charles C., off r 1, farmer 100. 
Cowdrey Timothy F., r 32, laborer. 
Cushman Gardner H., r 36, tin peddler, h and lot. 
Cutler Foster T., (Sutton) r 25, farmer with W. P. 
Cutler William P., (Sutton) r 25, farmer 80. 
Davis Arabell, r 30, widow of Elisha, aged 84 years. 
Davis Franklin, r 30, manuf. of winnowing mills, farmer 62. 
Davis Harley, r 30, farmer with Salma. 
Davis Ira, r 32, laborer. 
Davis Salma, r 30, selectman, town agent, 25 head cattle, 100 sheep, farmer 400. 
DAY JACOB F., off r 17, 17 grade Jersey cows, 350 sugar trees, farmer 210. 
DeGreene Freeman, (Sutton) off r 5, farmer 50. 
Derusha Charles J., r 2. farmer. 
Dexter Samuel P., r 36, restdent with William. 
DEXTER WILLIAM, r 36, justice of the peace, farmer 74. 
Drake Alexander D., r 21, with his brother W. H., farmer 140. 
Drake Spencer, r 21, retired farmer, aged 88. 
Drake Spencer, Jr., r 24, farmer 130. 
Drake Whiting H., r 21, farmer with A. D. 
Drew Rufus, (Glover) r 1, farmer 40. 
Drown Andrew J., r 12, farmer with William. 
Drown Henry, (Sutton) r 26, farmer 26, and in Sutton 50. 
Drown Herbert V., r 11, farmer with Job. 
Drown Job, r 11, 550 sugar trees, farrner 200. 
Druwu John, r 12 cor. 9, farmer with William. 
Drown Lucy A., r 32, widow of Horace, h and 6 acres. 
Drown Nathaniel, (Sutton) r 26, farmer 40. 
Drown Ward B., r 1, retired farmer, aged 77. 
Drown William, r 12, owns with his wife farm 100. 
Dwyer William, r 1, laborer, h and lot. 
EASTMAN ELI, (Wheelock) r 28 cor 29, 850 sugar trees, farmer 130, and carries an town farm 200. 
Eastman Rachel, r 28 n 29, widow of Beri, lives with her son Eli. 
Edwards Eben, r 7, farmer 42. 
Elkins Hannah, r 36, lives with Emily Gray. 
Farr Benjamin A., r 32, cooper, farmer 15. 
Farr Charles D., r 32. laborer. 
Farr Jacob W., r 36, laborer. 
Fergurson Ivers, r 17, farmer with John. 
Fergurson John, r 17, 500 sugar trees, farmer 225. 
Findlay Alexander, off r 1, laborer, and farmer 80. 
Flanders John T., r 34, carpenter and joiner, leases house of Aaron Gray. 
FOLSOM NOAH L., r 32, (Folsom & Giffin) farmer 40. 
FOLSOM & GIFFIN, r 32, (N. L. F. and A. J. G.) gcueral merchants. 
Fontain Joseph, r 33. farmer 10. 
Fuller Jefferson C., laborer. 
Garfield Hosea, r 32 cor. 17, 400 sugar trees, farmer 87. 
Garland Charles H., r 32, member of school board, house, carriage and ornamental painter, and carriage repairer. 
Gibson James B., r 25, 1,000 sugar trees, farmer 100. 
GIFFIN ALBERT J., r 32, (Folsom & Griffin) postmaster. 
Giffin George, r 35, town clerk, treasurer, and farmer 26. 
Gilman Joseph, (Wheelock) r 28, farmer 140. 
GORMAN LEON, r 21, 20 head cattle, 1,500 sugar trees, farmer 140, served in Co. D, 4th Regt. Vt. Vols. 
Gray Aaron, r 31 cor 32, justice of the peace, clerk for Hazen M. 
Gray Aaron, 2d, peddler, h and lot. 
Gray Aaron H., (S. Barton, Orleans Co.) r 3, farmer. 
Gray A. W.. (Sutton) r 28, farmer. 
GRAY ALFRED, r 36, member of school board, justice of the peace, prop. grist and planingmill, farmer 160. 
GRAY ALONZO, (Sutton) r 28, 600 sugar trees, farmer 130. 
GRAY AZRO J., r 8, farmer, leases of J. Drown, of Waterford, 35. 
Gray Edwin H., off r 7, farmer. 
Gray Emily, r 36, widow of Stephen, h and lot. 
GRAY FRANKLIN, r 8, farmer 48. 
Gray George, r 21, farmer. 
Gray Hazen M., r 31 cor 32, general merchant. 
GRAY IRA, Jr., r 10, farmer with Noah Drown. 
Gray Jacob F., r 2, farmer 61. 
Gray John, r 2, 20 sheep, farmer 144. 
Gray John C., r 2, farmer with his father, John. 
Gray 0. Amass, r 21, farm laborer. 
GRAY PERCIVAL, off r 7, 900 sugar trees, farmer 200. 
Gray Polly, r 32, widow of Eliphalet. 
Gray Robert A., off r 7, 1,300 sugar trees, farmer 200. 
Gray Sherlock V., (Glover) r 1, 1,100 sugar trees, farmer 100. 
Gray Warner C., r 8, farmer 102. 
Gray Wells C., off r 7, farmer. 
Gray William W., r 1, laborer. 
GREEN ROBERT, r 8 cor 7, 500 sugar trees, farmer 74. 
Grimmard Octave, (Barton) off r 2, farmer. 
HALL RILEY C., r 36, (S. & R. C. H.) son of Sylvester. 
HALL SYLVESTER, r 36, (S. & R. C. H.) 
HALL S. & R. C., r 36, (Sylvester and Riley C.) props. saw and shinglemill, 1,500 sugar trees, farmers 200. 
Hanna John. (Barton) r 2, farmer with Thomas. 
Hanna Joseph, (Barton) r 2, farmer. 
Hanna Thomas, (Barton) r 2, farmer, leases of L. C. Grandy 180. 
HANSCOM AARON, r 31, 40 sheep, 700 sugar trees, farmer 105. 
HANSCOM IDA M., r 34, teacher, lives with her father, W. G. 
HANSOM NELLIE, r 34, teacher, lives with her father, W. G. 
HANSCOM WILLIS G., r 34, auctioneer and farmer 100. 
Hitchcock Louis, (Barton) off r 2, lumberman and farmer. 
Hitchcock Odina, (Barton) off r 2, farmer. 
Holmes Charles F., (S. Barton) r 3, farmer 70. 
Hazeltine Sallie D., r 32, widow of Isaac. 
Hudson George L., (Glover) r 1, farmer 75, 
Hunter Milo L., r 1, cooper, farmer 100. 
Hunter Stanley, r 9, farmer with C. Williams. 
Ingalls Bradley, r 35. justice, 1,300 sugar trees, farmer 160. 
INGALLS CHARLES, r 32, selectman, 1,000 sugar trees, farmer 100. 
INGALLS JOSEPH, r 34, farmer 25. 
INGALLS JOSEPH H., r 28, 1,400 sugar trees, 15 sheep, farmer 160. 
Ingalls Margaret, r 32, widow of Joshua W., lives with her son, Charles. 
INGALLS OSMAN M. farmer with Joseph. 
JENNESS MORRILL P., r 8, 8 cows, 900 sugar trees, farmer 90. 
Jenness Oliver H., off r 2. farmer 50. 
JESSEMAN OEL W., (Sutton) r 6, farmer 70. 
Jillson Mary, r 20, widow of George W. 
Jones Nellie, r 34, widow of Giles. 
Jones Samuel A., r 32, physician and surgeon, h and lot. 
Kenaston Mary, widow of Jesse G. 
Kendall George E., r 24, farmer with Sylvanus. 
Kendall Sylvanus N., r 24, 40 sheep, 2,000 sugar trees, farmer 175. 
Kimball Fred R., r 37, butcher, and leases of I. Pearl 112 acres. 
KING JAMES C., r 1, 950 sugar trees, 17 head cattle, farmer 165. 
LaClair Charles, Jr.. (Sutton) r 5, farmer 140. 
LaClair Isaac F., (Sutton) r 5, farmer 30. 
LaClair Joseph, (Sutton) r 5, farmer. 
LaClair Mary R.. (Sutton) r 5, widow of Charles. 
LETTERS NAZIRE, (Barton) r 2, carpenter, 20 sheep, 800 sugar trees, farmer 160. (moved to Barton.) 
Libbey Elijah, r 17, farmer 85. 
Libbey Miron, r 17, laborer. 
Libbey Meshach, (S. Barton) r 3, farmer 110. 
Libbey Meshach E., (S. Barton) r 3, laborer. 
Lord Lewis, (S. Barton) r 3, farmer with Nathaniel. 
Lord Nathaniel, (S. Barton) r 3, farmer 140. 
Marcou George, r 2, laborer. 
Marcou Henry, r 1, laborer and farmer 85. 
Marcou Isaac, r 2. farmer 50. 
Marcou Isaac, Jr., r 2, farmer, leases of Alfred Gray 160. 
Masuer George A., (Sutton) r 25, farmer. 
Masuer Louis, (Sutton) r 25, farmer. 
McDowell James A., (Glover) r 14, farmer 140. 
MCDOWELL ROBERT J., r 1, carpenter and joiner, farmer 60. 
McNeal Jane S. Miss, r 32, resident. 
McNeal Willard C., r 32, farmer 10. 
Miles Sally G., r 32, widow of A. M., h and lot. 
Mitchell Hugh. r 18, farmer. 
MITCHELL WILLIAM, r 18, 10 cows, 500 sugar trees, farmer 120, served in Co. D, 6th Regt. Vt. Vols. 
Newell George B , carpenter. 
Newell Henry D., off r 28. farmer. 
Newell Mary, r 35, widow of Daniel, h and lot. 
O'Hara Eliza M., housekeeper for her brother, John C. 
O'Hara John C., farmer 40. 
Orcott John, r 36 cor. 35, laborer. 
Otis Thomas F., r 36 cor. 35, retired farmer. 
PAIGE HARLEY E., r 17. farmer. 
PAIGE JOHN D., r 17, 10 head of cattle. 1,000 sugar trees, farmer 85. 
Pearl Isaac r 32, farmer 112. 
PEARL JOHN, r 29, 6 cows, 30 sheep, 450 sugar trees, 200 apple trees, farmer 190. 
Pearl William, r 32, retired farmer, owns 40 acres. 
Peavey Joseph, ~Suttnn) r 5, farmer 50. 
Phillips Dana. r 31, laborer. 
Phillips George T., r 10, 400 sugar trees, farmer 100. 
PHILLIPS HARRY W., (Glover) r 13, farmer with his father, John E. 
Phillips John, r 31, son of Dana. 
PHILLIPS JOHN E., (Glover) r 13, 15 cows, 400 sugar trees, farmer 150. 
Powers Jonathan, r I, farmer 22. 
Pratt Lincoln, r 31, laborer. 
Pratt Thomas B., r 31, peddler, h and lot. 
Randall Loren A., (Glover) r 1, farmer 140 
Ranney Charles G., r 19, laborer. 
Ranney Ellsworth, r 18, laborer. 
RANNEY GEORGE, r 19, shoemaker and farmer 70. 
Ranney Harley L., r 18, farmer 80. 
Ranney Irvin A., r 19, laborer. 
RICHARDSON EDWIN, general blacksmith and repair shop, Main. 
Robbins Frank M., off r 7, farmer 135. 
Robbins Willie, (S. Barton) off r 3, farmer 70. 
ROBERTS ANDREW, r 11, 1,400 sugar trees, 12 cows, farmer 175. 
Roberts James N., r 11, farmer with his brother, Andrew. 
Robinson Franklin, off r 17, farmer 75. 
ROOT EDWARD F., r 2, 400 sugar trees, farmer 120. 
ROOT EDWAKD F., Jr., r 2, farmer, son of E. F. 
Salmon James F., r 32, blacksmith, h and lot. 
Sanborn John W., (Wheelock) r 38, 400 sugar trees, farmer 200. 
Sanborn Willie G., (Wheelock) r 38, 400 sugar trees, farmer 130. 
Shedd Freeman J., (Glover) r 11, farm laborer. 
SHERBURN CHESTER F., (Glover) r 1, 500 sugar trees, farmer 140. 
Sherburn George W., (Glover) r 1, farmer 70. 
Simpson Adney F., off r 7, 800 sugar trees, farmer 100. 
Simpson Archelaus, off r 2, farmer, sor, of Jeremiah. 
Simpson Chester, r 2, farmer. 
Simpson Corydon B., r 17: justice of the peace, town lister, farmer 150. 
Simpson Herman P., r 32, clerk for Folsom & Giffin. 
SIMPSON HIRAM, r 2, farmer 89. 
Simpson Jeremiah, off r 2, farmer 65. 
Simpson John F., off r 2, farmer, son of Jeremiah. 
Simpson Jonathan, off r 7, lives with his son A F. 
Simpson Leonard F., (Glover) r 2, farmer 22. 
Simpson Loraine M., r 17, school teacher. 
Simpson Myron F., r 1, 400 sugar trees, farmer 150. 
Simpson Oscar W., r 1, farmer 65. 
Simpson Sewell B., (Glover) r 2, farmer with Leonard F. 
SIMPSON WILLIAM, r 7, 400 sugar trees, 15 sheep, farmer 90. 
SISCO CHARLES E., r 17, 15 grade cows, farmer 150. 
Smith Wiiliam, r 8, 400 sugar trees, farmer 70. 
Sneliing Charles, r 19, farmer 75. 
Sneliing Charles, Jr., r 19, farm laborer. 
Snelling Charles G., r 28: oldest man in town. 
Stockwell Caroline, r 12, lives with her son, Levi. 
Stockwell Levi W., r 12, farmer 65. 
Stone Louis B., (S. Barton) r 3, farmer 70. 
Switzer Samuel A., r 2, laborer. 
Thomas Tyler, r 20, peddler, and farmer 20. 
Thornton James, r 18, farmer. 
Walcott Asael, (Clover) r 16, farmer 45. 
WALCOTT GEORGE, r 13, 600 sugar trees, 5 cows, farmer 100, served in Co. E, 6th Vt. Vols. 
Warner Sumner, r 32, farmer 215. 
Whitney Bart B., r 8 cor 7, farmer, leases of Charles McClellen, Glover, Vt. 154. 
Willey James, r 36, stone mason, owns farm 2. 
WILLARD PAUL, r 20 cor 22, town lister and farmer. 
Williams Cyril, r 9, 500 sugar trees, farmer 175, aged 84. 
Williams Edwin A., (Wheelock) r 36, farmer 70. 
WILLIAMS GEORGE, r 1, farmer 100. 
Williams John, (Glover) r 15, laborer. 
Williams Philura, r 32, widow of Joseph, h and lot. 
Wilson Warren, r 12, farmer 63. 
Woodbury Lafayette D., r 9, farmer 75. 
Woodman John P., r 8, resident. 
Woodmansee Seth, r 28, formerly farmer. 
Young Walter G., (Wheelock) r 28, farmer 65. 
