Philip Rooney, of New Milford, and his horse, Major II, carry mail sacks back and forth daily between the New Milford post office on Bridge Street and the New Milford (train) depot. Rooney, a native of Ireland before coming to the United States at 17, was the grandfather of the Hulton clan, including Helena Conn. Before moving to New Milford, Rooney lived in Roxbury, where he farmed and worked in a hauling business with horse and cart. I

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