Joseph A. Soule
W.S. Soule, oldest son of Joseph A. Soule, born in Fairfield May 26, 1850. He was educated in the schools of Franklin county, at Barre, Vt., and in a business college at Troy N. Y. He was in business for a long time in at East Fairfield, where he had a general store (See Buildings Section under Photos). Mr. Soule married Anna S., daughter of R. S. Read, of East Fairfield.
Timothy was one of the first settlers in the town of Fairfield. His father, Joseph Soule, came here from Dover, Conn., about 1790, where he educated and trained a large family to habits of industry and usefulness. Timothy came to Fairfield when about twenty-two years of age and settled in the west part of the town, where he acquired a handsome property and was a successful manager of a large farm. His life embraced the stirring events of the Revolution and the general features of history of our government and nation. He died in Fairfield, December 27, 1860, aged ninety-two years and ten months. His wife was Betsey Elliott, of Connecticut, who died about 1843, and by whom he had a family of twelve children.
Soule, H. Allen
Allen, who was born May 4, 1834, was a son of Hiram Allen Soule. He was a farmer and was educated in Franklin county. He married Mahala T., daughter of Andrew and Esther (Lobdell) Buck, October 19, 1857. A specialty of Mr. Soule's was the raising of thoroughbred (registered) Ayrshire cattle, in which business had been very successful. He had been a lister and selectman and served as justice of the peace for fifteen years.
Soule, A. G
A.G. Soule, born August 12, 1811, was the son of Joseph and Esther (Whitney) Soule. He first married Elizabeth Pierce Putnam, of Boston, who died in June, 1863. He married, second, Adaliza Sherman, September 13, 1865, by whom he had four children. Mr. Soule was a thorough business man and a liberal supporter of the Episcopal Church, of which he was a member for many years. He held all the important offices of the town, some of them for many years, performing all the duties incident thereto with a discretion equaled by few. He represented his town in the Assembly, was a senator from Franklin County, and was recognized as a wise and prudent legislator. He followed mercantile pursuits in St. Albans and Fairfield, and had large farming interests which demanded his supervision and care. He died March 17, 1883.
George Soule ~1890
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