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Sylvester Valentine Bond
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Birth: 1826
Hampden County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Jan. 18, 1888
Litchfield County
Connecticut, USA

The Winsted Press
Saturday January 17, 1874

Valentine Bond is the greatest man for curiosities and monstroctov on the town, and what is better, when he has a thing worth noticing he isn't afraid to let it be known, even to a man who prints a paper and is as hungry after such things as a January crow. This is the latest: He has a 4 year old son that measures 7 1/2 feet from the furthermost quwll on the end of her tail to the furthermost tip of her nose; and stands 3 feet high, and measures around her waist, just back of the fore legs, 4 ft. 8 in. She has never worn corsets and her appetite up to the present time is sufficient to enable her to dispose of 12 quarts of meal and 2 quarts of corn per day. Will some of our mathematicians tell us how much this hog out to weight?

Copied from the newspaper achieves by June Senack-Director of the Winsted Historical Society

Some unknown relative of the Bond family provided this information to the Historical Society in Boston. This is below is typed the same way it is written spelling and all.

Wales Families
Bond Families

Sylvester Valentine -- Son of Austin F. and Betsey S., No.2
After attaining to the age of manhood he dwelt in this "Town" about one year, embracing parts of 1849 to 1850, in which time his consort was brought to the endurname of his first childbed, and gave birth to their first procreated speck immortality. Lefter her in 1850. His chosen occupation, upon arriving at sufficient age and ability, was that of a coachman - driver of a stage-coach, and to pursued this employment in another place, he left here. This business of coach driving was that for which the male members of his father's family; parent, and sons inclusively, had a special fondness and they all, more or less, some part of their lives, pursued it for a livelihood. He like his father and brothers mostly, was somewhat characterized by sprightliness, light heartedness, light headedness, jovialoness, reluctance to tiring manual labor, and a proclivity to non-resistance to an appetital cravingness for enlevening inspiriting beverages.
Family links: 
  Austin Flint Bond (1784 - 1857)
  Betsey Shumway Morey Hill Bond (1781 - 1845)
  Sarah B Avery Bond (1825 - 1897)*
  William Coe Bond (1849 - 1921)*
  Frank S. Bond (1852 - 1924)*
  Fritz Henry Bond (1854 - 1901)*
  Fredrick H. Bond (1859 - 1934)*
  Edwin Carter Bond (1861 - 1926)*
  Charles Wade Bond (1865 - 1934)*
  Wilbur Cole Bond (1867 - 1942)*
  George Elliott Bond (1869 - 1941)*
  Fitz Henry Or Henry Fitz Bond (1805 - 1866)*
  Crossman S. Bond (1807 - 1870)*
  Jonathan Crossman Bond (1812 - 1892)*
  Austin Flint Bond (1815 - 1895)*
  Hannah M. Bond Bugbee (1818 - 1843)*
  Sylvester Valentine Bond (1826 - 1888)
*Calculated relationship
Forest View Cemetery
Litchfield County
Connecticut, USA
Created by: Linda V. Tomaszek
Record added: Apr 10, 2011
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Sylvester Valentine Bond
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