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John Tobin [son of James Tobin and Helen Nash] was b. in County Clare, Ireland in 1839, and came to Richmond with his father. He m. Bridget Terry in Richmond about the year 1860, and they moved to Bolton and located in Bolton Notch. After living there ten years, they purchased a farm on the Mill Brook road in Jericho, near Nashville about the year 1868 .They lived there till about 1902, when they sold out and soon thereafter purchased "the Borrowdale farm" (so called) where he still lives. His wife d. in 1914 at Jericho and was buried in Richmond. They had eight children, viz : Ellen, b. in 1861 ; Mary, b. in 1863 and d. in 1886 ; James, b. in 1864 and m. Lena Bushey (Brassor) about the year 1904, and they have five children, viz : Mary b. 1905 ; Leona M., b. 1907 ; Margaret A., b. 1908 ; Francis James, b. 1910 and Raymond V., b. 1911.

The said John Tobin enlisted in 1864 and served in the War of the Rebellion in Company "D" 5th Vt. Vols. Till he was discharged from the service in 1865.


Chauncey H. Hayden, Luther C. Stevens, LaFayette Wilbur and Rev. S. H. Barnum, editors, The History of Jericho Vermont The Free Press Printing Co., Printers and Binders, Burlington, Vt., 1916), p. 639-40.