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Samuel Felt

Samuel came to Packersfield in 1777, and built the house at this location.  In his later years he must have gotten into some financial difficulties as the place “all of said Felt’s home farm” and some property Felt owned in Keene was foreclosed on in 1821 by Bethuel Harris. Felt seems to have continued to live there until his death in 1827. It is probable that his wife, Naomi Wood Felt continued for a few years more. Parke Struthers writes that James Abbott was the last inhabitant, but he was never an owner. The place was gone by 1858.