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Larkin family name - Names of John Larkin and Margaret Lewis Larkin. Worked at Cedar MT. Slate Company, West Castleton, Delahante family. Mary Anna Hays (Scotch Hill), Northup (Castleton) slate mill, O'days Slate Mill - Hydeville. At rubbing bed in later years (polished the slate)
John was the son of Irish immigrant, from Westford, Galway (Patrick Larlin-have naturalization papers, lived in West Castleton, left family, came back in later years, slate piles still there from Cedar Mountain. quarry. Plot of village of West Castleton, street scene. Kathleen was born in Fair Haven. Mary Callette in photo as Castleton, house still standing, owned by state of VT., on way to Half Moon Camp ground. New houses at West Castleton were in different place near mill. Patrick Larlin papers detail August 1876. Photos of West Castleton school house, past stone houses on left, mother taught there, building burned recently, graduated from Normal School in Castleton, went to college, father is part owner of Durick and Keenan Quarry in Fair Haven, worked as maid in Boston early, she met John Lewis, sister also graduated in Castleton. Photo-when Margaret graduated from Castleton. Photo at school where she taught. Kathleen and 2 sisters were also teachers, photo-Mary Ann Hayes Slate Company, Milline in Fair Haven, joined brother (Con Hayes) in slate company, had one arm, lost in Cooksville accident with slate cart. Con Hayes, we used to pick blueberries near the quarry with Hayes girls, girls put all berries in their baskets and walked down the street as if they had picked them all.
Photo-father in center, don't know location. Photo-John Lewis later years. Photo-tintype of their wedding.
Any stories? Sidewalks, black boards, Makar Quarry in Blissville. Irish church in Fair Haven.
Graduated in 1938 from normal school, got degree in 1959 from Castleton College.
|Creator||Williams, Stephen T.|