By Lisa Dougan Kelly The Rev. Lemuel Haynes died in South Granville in 1833. The legacy he left is nothing short of remarkable. Born in 1753 in W. Hartford, Conn., he was the son of a man of “non-mitigated African extraction” and a white woman. There are differing accounts as to whether his mother was […]
Mrs. Alexandra “Elsie” (Menuk) Hansen, 87, passed away and went to Heaven on Friday, Nov. 19, 2010, at her home in Orwell, Vt. She was known as “Elsie” to everyone who knew her. Elsie was born Jan. 19, 1923, in Bethany, Conn., the daughter of the late Peter and Sophia (Milhalik) Menuk. She was married to […]
Otis Town has lived in Granville for his entire life. Many pass within a few feet of his South Granville residence possibly without knowing it. His house sits on the inside of the infamous sharp corner in Route 149 south of the village, just on the Granville side of the Haynes House of Hope. At […]
Jennie Elizabeth Farrar Carver, 104, of Rupert, Vt., passed away peacefully Sunday morning, Oct. 17, 2010, at her residence with her family by her side. Born July 5, 1906, in Rupert, she was the daughter of the late Barney and Anna (McKeighan) Mullen. Jennie was educated in Rupert and was a homemaker. She was a […]
Rena H. McKeighan, 89, of Salem, passed away peacefully Thursday afternoon in her home. Born Feb. 10, 1920, in Middletown Springs, Vt., she was the daughter of the late Melvin Harvey and Luna Katherine (Perry) Haskins. Rena graduated from Granville High School. She worked on the family farm for many years and at one time […]
Helen Marian (Barnum) Kendall passed into the arms of our Lord Jesus Christ on January 31, 2009. She had reached her ninety-sixth birthday on June 20, 2008. Helen loved her children and grandchildren and great grand-children and enjoyed getting together or talking with them whenever she could. She also loved making jewelry or working with […]
New Year sees much progress on ‘Comfort care home’ As a structure begins to rise from the former site of the parsonage at the South Granville Congregational Church, excitement builds among organizers and volunteers – the Haynes House of Hope is close to becoming a reality.