Biography of William Bowhall
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Bowhall, William, Canton, was born in Denmark, Lewis county. N. Y., February 6, 1815. He commenced the trade of miller at eleven years of age, and has been engaged in the business sixty seven years. He came to the town of Fowler in this county in 1823, and ran the mill at Hailesborough. He next went into the mill at Marshville in the town of Hermon. He next came to Canton and ran the mill at Morley, and from there to the mill at Madrid and ran that mill sixteen years. He then came to Canton and ran a grist mill three years for Lucius Moody, leased a mill at Norfolk one year, then sold out and went to Waddington on the St. Lawrence and ran those two mills seventeen years for Proctor & Wood and then came to Canton, and has run this mill for eight years. He married Phoebe Kinney, and they have had four children: Harriet, Caroline, Juliette and Ralph D., who died April 20, 1893.

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A memorial record of St. Lawrence County, New York
Edited by: Gates Curtis
The Boston History Co., Publishers 1894

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