Connecticut River
Lodge #7
I. O. O. F.
Odd Fellows
Barnet, Vermont
Instituted March 1880

Les Moore has generously
donated all pictures to the
Northeast Kingdom Genealogy web page.
And a big thanks to Dave Warden
for suppling vital information.

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BVR = Barnet Vital Records
Cal = Caledonian newspaper
HJW diary = Horace J. Warden's diary
MTH = Monroe Town History



C.E. Whitehill
N.G. 1908 (Noble Grand)




HARVEY, Daniel

HARVEY, Daniel
(reversed side of picture)
b. B. 13 Aug 1843 [BVR];
d. B. 15 May 1920[BVR];
m. 24 Dec 1870 [H J Warden diary]
Emily [Eveline?] [Emma] L. Bartlett (b. 1853, d. Oct 1904) Both bu. WB cem.
Served in Civil War in Co. A,
3d VT enlisted 2 Sep 1864,
serving till end of the war.
Slightly injured several times. Charter member of X. C. Stevens Post.
Farmer on farm on which he was born and died. Had spent 15 winters at St. Cloud FL.
Died soon after returning from FL.

ROY, John G.
N.G. 1891 (Noble Grand)
G.M. 1916 (Grand Master)
b. 24 Nov 1859 [BVR- "son"];
d. 1 Nov 1939;
m. 12 Aug 1902[BVR]
Ellen Paddleford (b. 17 Sep 1868, d. 28 Feb 1955, dau. of Comer B. Paddleford & Hannah Nelson, of Monroe NH). Both bu. BC cem. Justice of peace, 1912-14; mem.
School Board, 15 yrs., also various town offices.
Mason; grand warden Grand Lodge of Odd Fellows of Vt., 1914; mem. Patrons of Husbandry. [Who's who in New England, p. 929].

BURBANK, William Hyndman
b. Waterford 17 Sep 1846;
d. 8 [9] Dec 1927[BVR];
m. 10 May 1877[BVR] Helen M. Hoyt (b. 18 Jan 1851, d. 17 Jun 1905[BVR]). Both bu. Pleasant View cem. Graduated Eastman's Business College, Poughkeepsie NY, 1867. He was a merchant and in business for thirty-five years at Barnet, and town clerk for thirty years. He lived in retirement at Passumpsic. [Genealogy of the Burbank Family, p. 262].

HUNT, Morris Daniel
b. 10 Jul 1854;
d. 1 Nov 1916[BVR];
m. 22 Dec 1880
Abbie Louise Chamberlin
(b. Bath NH 6 Feb 1852, d. Pompanoosuc 22 Mar 1918, dau. of Abiel Chamberlin & Jeanette T. Dick). Both bu. McIndoes. Employed by the B. & M. R.R. over 40 years, foreman of section at McIndoes 34 years. Lived in the house by the depot. Bought, 1885, the house later occupied by his dau. Mrs. Murray Little.
Master of McIndoes Grange
and Grand of the I. O. O. F.

Unknown what the date represents.

TURNER, Martin E.
b. 12 Jan 1871;
d. 17 Dec 1939 [BVR];
m. 1 Jan 1897 Lizzie Nelson
(dau. of Thomas M. Nelson,
of Monroe).
Thrown on his own resources at the age of 10; lived with John Buffum several years; worked for the Connecticut Valley Lumber Co. After his marriage carried on the Nelson farm two years; rem. to McIndoes in 1897; engaged in the meat business successfully seven years; sold out to the Gochee Brothers and bought the Hazen Ford farm south of Barnet village. Brought the land to high state of fertility, erected modern buildings and engaged extensively in handling livestock, lumber and hay; held various minor town offices.

KENT, Harvey Holbrook Cushman
b. B. 26 Oct 1859
[BVR- "Baby Boy"];
d. 1930; bu. Passumpsic;
m. 23 Oct 1883[BVR]
Martha Belle Shaw
(d. 1 Apr 1934[BVR],
dau. William Shaw & Martha C. Hyndman, of Lyman).

MILLER, Jackson Park
N.G. 1884 (Noble Grand)
b. 21 May 1832[RH];
(son of Robert Miller & Margaret Park),
d. 3 Feb 1913[BVR];
m. 1st Ryegate (by Rev. Thomas Goodwillie) 3 Oct 1855 Caroline M. Hall, of R. (b. 22 Aug 2, d. 7 Jun 1877[BVR], dau. of James Hall); m. 2nd 3 Oct 1878[BVR Clara Gates (b. 29 Jan 1841, d. 12 Jan 1907[BVR], dau. of Moses Gates) [Ryegate History] Farmer at West Barnet, also proprietor of Gristmill at W. B., and with his oldest son at Barnet village. Members of Pres. ch., West Barnet.

MOORE, Isaac Scarrett
b. ca 1841
d. 22 May 1933 [BVR]
Served in Civil War from Barnet, two enlistments

ROWELL, Richard Clark
b. 25 Oct 1865;
d. St. J. 22 Jun 1928;
m. 25 Oct 1886[BVR]
Margaret J. Bandy "Maggie"
(d. 5 Dec 1928 [BVR]).
Farmer. Res. Barnet.

VARNUM, George
d. 10 Apr 1932 [BVR].
Think he left a trust fund for his then, young, nephew James Varnum [who is still alive] then to the odd Fellows lodge at Barnet- which dissolved

KEITH, Timothy M.
N.G. 1885 (Noble Grand)
m.13 Aug 1894[BVR]
Jennie (Miller) Powers.
Mrs. T. M. Keith,
d. Passumpsic Jul n.d. 1889 [HJW 1889 diary]
married J.D. Skinner in 1894
[Cal.- d. Pass. 5 Jul] [BVR- 4 Jul]

N.G. 1905 (Noble Grand)


Rev. E. C. Langford
Pastor when Monroe Village Church was built in 1888.

T. E. Miles

JONES, Jedediah "Jed" B.
"a fifty-year member of the Lodge"
according to the Monroe, N.H. town history, p. 306.

Unidentified Odd Fellow

Unidentified Odd Fellow

Name is difficult to read.
Corwin ?

JONES, Jedediah B. [MTH]

Could one of the unidentified gentlemen be James Esdon ?

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