Pawlet (VT) One Hundred Years
J. Munsell, Albany
HULETT, DANIEL, from Killingly, Conn., 1780,. settled on the Willard tract. He was at the battle of Saratoga and severely wounded, but refused
to leave the field while he could “load and fire.” He was noted for great energy, industry and perseverance, and amassed a large property. He raised
a family of three sons: Paul, Daniel and Joshua, and seven daughters. These children, all in turn,
raised large families, many of whom reside in this
and neighboring towns. He and his wife both died in 1838, the former 90, the latter 83.
HULETT, PAUL, m. Olive Wooden, and first settled in Danby, but moved on the John Cobb
place, near the village, in 1820. He became a large owner of land, having, several farms in this town,
Wells and Danby. He was one of the earliest anti-slavery men in town and maintained a decided stand.
He raised a family of nine children: Orestes B., Orlin, Josiah, Jared, Orson G., John S., Philetus N.,
Alzina and Paulina. John S. Hulett was in the legislature from Wells in 1846 and 1847.
Mr. Hulett. died in 1845, aged 69; his widow in 1854, aged 74.
HULETT, DANIEL, Jr., settled near his father. He married Hannah Buxton; next Betsey Phillips, who died in 1813, aged 24; next Betsey Woodworth, who died in 1864, aged 79.
He raised a family of ten children, of whom Tobias succeeded to the homestead; Marshal m. Margaret, da. of William Clark, and moved to Wisconsin; Martha m. Apollos Hastings and is dead; Sally m. Robert Cobb.
Mr. Hulett died in 1836, aged 59; his widow in 1864, aged 79.
HULETT, DYER, son of Daniel Hulett, Jr., married Anna Forbes of Wallingford and settled on the Seth Sheldon farm.
They have raised a family of eight children, four of whom were deaf mutes. These have had the benefit of an education at the deaf and dumb asylum at Hartford,
Conn. Two of these latter only survive.
HULETT, JOSHUA m. Harmony Woodworth and settled in the east part of the town, near Danby.
He raised a family of ten children. He was a hard working man, and, like his brothers, accumulated a
handsome property. He built a beautiful family cemetery near his residence, inclosed with an iron fence.
He died in 1858, aged 78; his wife in 1861, aged 76.
HULETT, JOSHUA, Jr., m. Lydia Kelly and lives on the Nathaniel Smith farm.
They raised three children: Eunice, Juna and Adelia. Eunice married William White, Juna married Galen L.