Biography of Elias Milbank
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Milbank, Elias, was born in Coeymans, Albany county, N. Y., August 1, 1846, a son of Elias and Catherine (Springer) Milbank. He received his early education in the public schools of Bethlehem, N. Y. The early portion of his business life was spent with his father, who devoted his time to raising and training gentlemen's road horses. In 1876 Mr. Milbank left this and went to Brooklyn, N. Y., to learn the undertaker's trade with George Corlis, where he remained about five years and then went with the Taylor Company, manufacturers of undertaker's supplies. Later he went with the National Casket Co. of New York, and remained with them ten years, when he came to Taunton and started in business for himself in December, 1897. He has made a special study of the care of bodies after death and is prepared to do anything in his line. November 23, 1869, he married Mary Campbell of New Bedford, and they have three daughters: Minnie, Kittie Louisa and Daisy.

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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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