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Thomas Chittenden
Birth: Jan. 6, 1730
Guilford
New Haven County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Aug. 24, 1797
Williston
Chittenden County
Vermont, USA

1st Vermont Governor. After farming and serving in various local offices and the militia in Connecticut, he moved to Vermont. He was the Williston area's first white settler and served as a member of the council that prepared Vermont's first request for statehood in 1777. When it was rejected by the Continental Congress, Vermont declared itself an independent Republic, of which he became Governor, serving from 1778 to 1789 and 1790 to 1791. When Vermont joined the Union as the 14th state in 1791 he was elected Governor and served until 1797. Chittenden County and the town of Chittenden in Rutland County are named for him. His son Martin also served as Governor, and several other sons were active in Vermont politics and the State Militia. (bio by: Bill McKern) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Meigs Chittenden (1732 - 1817)*
 
 Children:
  Mabel Chittenden Barney (1750 - 1838)*
  Hannah Chittenden Clark (1756 - 1789)*
  Mary Chittenden Galusha (1758 - 1794)*
  Martin Chittenden (1763 - 1840)*
  Beulah Chittenden Lyon (1764 - 1824)*
  Giles Chittenden (1768 - 1819)*
  James Chittenden (1770 - 1839)*
  Truman Chittenden (1770 - 1853)*
  Electa Chittenden Spafford (1773 - ____)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Thomas Chittenden Cemetery
Williston
Chittenden County
Vermont, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Bill McKern
Record added: Jan 15, 2006
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Thomas Chittenden
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Thomas Chittenden
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Thomas Chittenden
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- Ryan Curtis
 Added: Aug. 24, 2014
In loving memory of our former member, Marilla Sering. She was the Proud Descendant of Revolutionary War Patriot,Thomas Chittenden. HerFindAGraveMemorial#25471733
- Arrowhead Valley Chapter D A R
 Added: Mar. 29, 2013
Happy Birthday, Rest in Peace
- Ann Joscher
 Added: Jan. 6, 2013
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