Brownell, Ezekiel J., third son of George H. B. and Nancy O. (Rounds) Brownell, was born in Tiverton, R. I.
(now Westport. Mass.), October 7, 1854. His first business experience after leaving school was in the meat business
with his father in Fall River, where he was employed for five years. He then engaged in teaming, which he carried
on for a short time, when he was offered a position in a mill as fireman and remained there for about a year. He
then spent some three months in Florida, after which he returned to Westport and has since been engaged in farming.
On January 23, 1878, he married Mary E. (born in the town of Blackstone, Mass.), daughter of Charles O. and Elizabeth
(Fuller) Taft, and they have three children: Vilola W., Nellie M. and Grace R.
Our county and its people
A descriptive and biographical history of
Bristol County, Massachusetts
Prepaired and published under the auspices of
The Fall River News and The Taunton Gasette
With assistance of Hon. Alanson Borden
The Boston History Company, Publishers, 1899.
Bristol County, MA Biographies
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