447. Lawrence BELDEN was born on 3 Jul 1802.(1) He died on 15 Apr 1845.(1) Lawrence kept an inn. There was much travel in those days, men from Kent and Cornwall Bridge and other distant places stopping over night en route to Poughkeepsie with produce. It is said that a long row of slippers were kept in one of the first floor rooms and travellers took off their own boots and put these on for the evening. The inn was also a great resort for sleigh-riding parties.

He was married to Louisa Ketcham GREGORY. Louisa Ketcham GREGORY died on 5 Jul 1895.(1)

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