Biography of B. W. Hawthorn
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B. W. Hawthorn was born in Wiscasset, August 28, 1839. His early life was spent on his father's farm, when, at eighteen years of age, he went to sea three years, after which he was employed on a steamer on Lake Ponchartrain, Mississippi, until 1860, when he went to California and engaged in gold mining with success; returned to Bath in 1870; went into trade, at Varneys Mills; in 1871 bought out the store of goods where he has conducted the grocery business to the present time. He has served two years in the City Government. December 31, 1876, he married Miss Eliza A. Morse, a sister of B. W. Morse, a very estimable lady, and their residence is on the site of the Old South Church, High street.

From:
History of Bath and Environs,
Sagadahoc County, Maine.
1607-1894
BY: Parker McCobb Reed
Lakeside Press, Printers
Portland, Maine, 1894


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