De Moranville, Dennis, was born in East Freetown, March 25, 1852, a son of Dennis and Sarah A. (Braley) De Moranville.
His father, who died in 1894. was a native of East Freetown, born on the homestead, which has not been deeded out
of the family for several generations. The family is cf French extraction, descending from Louis De Moranville,
who was one of the first settlers of what was cafled "Philip's Country." The subject of this notice was
educated at the "Furnace School" near his birthplace in East Freetown and began work in New Bedford at
an early age. In 1874 he purchased the farm in East Freetown on which he now resides and has ever since been engaged
in farming. He also conducts a blacksmith shop and is universally well known and respected throughout the section
where he has spent the greater part of his life. He is a member of Middleborough Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons.
In 1873 he married Francina Reynolds, daughter of Calvin Reynolds of Freetown. Their children are Estelle V., Dora
F., Angeline A., Oscar D., Calvin J., Ethel M., Bertha E. (died February 17, 1892) and Morris A.
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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