Biography of D. E. Makepeace
Bristol County, MA Biographies

Makepeace, D. E., was born in Norton. June 9, 1848, a son of David W. and Abigail S. (White) Makepeace. The family trace their descent from William Makepeace, who came from England. D. E. Makepeace was educated in Norton and Mansfield and in 1867 came to Attleborough and learned the jewelry business. In 1888 he established the business for himself, and at the present time (1898) is making a specialty of gold and silver rolled plate. In 1873 he married Myra, daughter of Isaac N. Johnson, and they have two daughters: Lulu B. and Edna M. Mr. Makepeace is one of the conservative men of his town, taking an intelligent interest in educational and religious institutiotis. He is a member and master of Ezekiel Bates Lodge, F. & A. M.; treasurer of King Hiram Royal Arch Chapter; member of Bristol Commandery and Aleppo Temple of Boston; of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Co.; Orient Lodge of Odd Fellows; A. O. U. W.; Royal Arcanum; Company C Association; and chairman of the building committee of the Odd Fellows Building Association, and director of the Cooperative Bank.

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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