Biography of Thomas Francis
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Francis, Thomas, son of Pardon and Dianna (Wordell) Francis, was born in the town of Tiverton, R. I. (now Fall River, Mass.), March 30, 1850. He obtained his education in the public schools and at the age of eight years obtained a position in the old Chase Thread Mill, where he remained four years, then began farming and has devoted his entire life since to his chosen vocation, with the exception of about four years that he was employed by the government in the timber business in Florida. August 31, 1879, Mr. Francis married Elizabeth A., daughter of Mary P. Cummings of Assonet, Freetown, Mass., and Jacob T. Peckham of Westport, Mass.

From:
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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