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Lewis Samuel Partridge
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Birth: Mar. 10, 1818
Norwich
Windsor County
Vermont, USA
Death: May 22, 1886
Norwich
Windsor County
Vermont, USA

Adjutant General of Vermont. Nephew of Alden Partridge, Norwich University's founder. Educated at local schools. Worked as store clerk in Norwich, and in Claremont and Hanover, New Hampshire. Norwich Postmaster, 1833. Graduate, Norwich University, 1836. Proprietor of store in Norwich and town's Union Hotel. Married Harriet Baxter of Norwich, June 16, 1846. Three children: Lewis, Lizzie, Harriet Louise. Wife Harriet died, August 25, 1854. Married Elizabeth Woodruff of Tinmouth, May 27, 1856. Eight children: Edward, Alliston, Charles, Robert, Marion, Mary, Martha, William. Active in Democratic politics, even as Vermont became a bastion for new Republican party. Vermont House, 1852-53. Adjutant general, Vermont militia, 1852-54. US Marshal for Vermont, 1857-61. Norwich Postmaster, 1861. Delegate, Democratic national convention, 1864. Norwich Postmaster, 1885. Longtime marshal of Norwich's annual commencement exercises. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Abel Partridge (1787 - 1853)
  Alpa Lewis Partridge (1796 - 1871)
 
 Spouses:
  Harriet Baxter Partridge (1824 - 1854)*
  Elizabeth Jane Woodruff Partridge (1831 - 1917)*
 
 Children:
  Harriet Louise Partridge Brigham (1854 - 1919)*
  Robert Ashby Partridge (1866 - 1950)*
 
 Sibling:
  Elizabeth H Partridge Newton (1816 - 1850)**
  Lewis Samuel Partridge (1818 - 1886)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Fairview Cemetery
Norwich
Windsor County
Vermont, USA
 
Created by: Bill McKern
Record added: Mar 24, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13723814
Lewis Samuel Partridge
Added by: Bill McKern
 
Lewis Samuel Partridge
Added by: Bill McKern
 
Lewis Samuel Partridge
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- tbeck
 Added: Sep. 21, 2011
REST IN PEACE
- C
 Added: Aug. 1, 2006
 
 
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