Biography of Pardon C. Brownell
Bristol County, MA Biographies

Brownell, Pardon Cornell. Prominent among the representative citizens of Bristol county is the subject of this notice, who is a son of Ellery and Phoebe (Cornell) Brownell, and was born in the the town of Dartmouth, Bristol county, Mass., April 14, 1824. His first business experience after leaving the public schools was aboard a whaling vessel, and he was engaged in that occupation for five years. In 1849, during the gold excitement in California, he spent a year in that State. after which he returned east and engaged in farming, which business he has since followed. Mr. Brownell has always taken an active interest in public affairs, but has never aspired to public office; he was, however, road surveyor of the town for a time. He has been twice married; his first wife was Ruth M. Tucker, and of this union were two children: James Ellery and Mary Almy. His second wife was Ruth J., daughter of David Brownell.

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.

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