Biography of Edward Y. Kingman
Bristol County, MA Biographies

Kingman, Edward Y., was born in Norton, December 16, 1816. His father, Hosea Kingman, was a native of Middleborough, and married Sally Hodges. He taught school for some years and afterwards kept store at Augusta. Me, and died in 1820. Edward Y. Kingman was educated in Pawtucket, and learned the jeweler's trade with Frost & Lowden, serving four years. He came to North Attleborough in 1837, then spent three years in Philadelphia with H. M. Richards, and returned to Attleborough in 1848, and engaged in the buckle business for a short time. He then entered the employ of Tift & Whiting, remaining wita them over thirty years and then established business for himself. In 1842 he married Zilpha Allen, and they have two sons: Eugene and Edward B., and one daughter, Ida I. Mr. Kingman is one of the representative men of his town, taking an intelligent interest in school and church matters and is recognized as a man of sterling integrity whose life has proven his word as good as his bond.

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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