Biography of Benjamin Stanley
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Stanley, Benjamin, was born in Attleborough Falls, June 3, 1848, a son of Stephen O. Stanley. Stephen O. married Betsey S., daughter of Hon. Artimas Stanley. He was recognized as a man of sterling integrity and of whom it can well be said "an honest man is the noblest work of God." Benjamin Stanley was educated in the public and private schools and learned the jeweler's trade with Harvey M. Richards. In 1871 he organized the firm of Stanley Bros. & Co., which was composed of Hon. Stephen Stanley and E. C. Knapp, Mr. Knapp retiring in 1873, and the firm of Stanley Bros. has continued up to the present time. In 1871 Mr. Stanley married Ella R., daughter of Capt. Job Briggs, of Wareham, and they have four children: Ira A., Perry B., Nellie L. and Ada M.

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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