Avery Ware

”Montgomery, a post town in the eastern part of Franklin county, is in lat. 44° 52′ and long. 4° 23′, containing 23040 acres, or 36 square miles. It lies 42 miles north from Montpelier, and 41 northeast from Burlington. It is bounded north by Richford, east by Weslfield, south by Lowell and Avery’s Gore, and west by Enosburgh. It was granted March 13, 1780, and chartered October 8, 1789, to Stephen R. Bradley and others. Capt. Joshua Clap, a respectable revolutionary officer, removed his family from Worcester county, Mass., into this town, in March, 1793, and this was for two years the only family in town. …

…The Congregational church was organized Aug. 12, 1802, over which the Rev. Avery Ware was settled from Jan. 20, 1825, to July 1830. This church consists of about 30 members. …”

Reference Data:

History of Vermont, Parts 1-3, by Zadock Thompson, 1842, page 118

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