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Harrington, J. T.

J. T. HARRINGTON, farmer, P.O. Spartansburg, was born in Shoreham, Addison Co., Vt., October 12, 1840, only son of Ormel and Fanny Harrington, natives of the same State. Ormel Harrington’s father was a Captain in the war of 1812. Ormel departed this life aged thirty-seven years, and his widow subsequently married N. Newell and moved to Sparta Township, this county, when our subject was twelve years old. She is still living in Oberlin, Ohio. On May 18, 1862, our subject was married to Jennie Force, born May 29, 1841, daughter of Reuben Force, an early settler of this county, and still residing in Sparta Township. To Mr. and Mrs. Harrington have been born three children: Melvin, who died in 1866, aged three and a half years; Ida Belle, born November 3, 1871; Charles Ormel, born December 23, 1876. Mr. Harrington settled on his present farm of sixty-five acres of good land in 1870, and began farming. He has erected one of the finest houses in this township, and has numerous other buildings, etc. He is a successful farmer, and also does a dairying business. He is frequently called upon to fill public offices of trust. In politics he is a Democrat.


 

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