Name: Moses Benjamin Gove
Birth: 28 SEP 1847 in Granville,New York
IDNO: Gove Book 1974
Gove, Moses B.,of Lincoln, son of Daniel and Sarah (Taber) Gove, was born in Granville, N. Y., Sept. 28, 1847.
Change Date: 17 JUL 2006 at 19:48:09
His parents removed to Lincoln when he was five years old, where he has since resided. He received his education at the common schools of that town, at Barre Academy, and at the New Hampton (N. H.) Institute.
After graduating from that institute, he taught school in Lincoln and Starksboro three years. He commenced business in the fall of 1873 by opening a retail boot and shoe store, and continued in the same until October, 1890, when at the organization of the Lincoln Lumber Co., he became one of the stockholders, and was elected secretary and treasurer, and has held that position up to the present time.
MOSES B. GOVE.
Mr. Gove has been prominently identified with his town, and has held many positions of honor and trust, having been a justice of the peace continuously since 1874, town clerk and treasurer since 1875, postmaster from 1877 to the time of his resignation in 1890, assistant judge of Addison county court, 1891-'92, and a school director in 1893.
Judge Gove has been a member of the Methodist Episcopal church for more than twenty years. He was married May 10, 1870, to Miss Mary E., daughter of Asa and Fanny Purinton, and they have had three daughters, one of whom died in infancy, and two are living: Amy Pearl, and Fanny Estelle.
Men of Vermont: An Illustrated Biographical History of Vermonters and Sons of Vermont.
[p.1] BIOGRAPHIES OF VERMONTERS A. D. 1892-93.
Father: Daniel Gove b: 10 OCT 1810 in Lincoln,Addison Co.,Vermont
Mother: Sarah Taber
Mary Elizabeth Purinton b: 2 JUL 1852 in Lincoln,Addison Co.,Vermont
- Amy Pearl Gove b: 21 MAR 1876 in Lincoln,Addison Co.,Vermont
- Jennie Sarah Gove b: 24 DEC 1879 in Lincoln,Addison Co.,Vermont
- Fannie Estelle "Stella" G. Gove b: 10 FEB 1883 in Lincoln,Addison Co.,Vermont